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1 hr ago | Media Research Center

Chinese Refrigeration Threatens Planet, New York Times Magazine Warns

It's easy in America to take refrigeration for granted. After all, it has been in use since the late 1800s and home refrigerators became ubiquitous in the 1950s.


6 hrs ago |

WSU study looks at anti-bacterial uses for cinnamon

Seeking ways to prevent some of the most serious foodborne illnesses caused by pathogenic bacteria, Washington State University scientists Meijun Zhu and Lina Sheng have found promise in an ancient but common cooking spice: cinnamon.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

10 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

Safety first at u-pick farms

But you also need to keep in mind some food safety considerations. Although consuming fruits and vegetables is associated with all sorts of health benefits, it's also possible to be exposed to bacteria and other microorganisms that could cause foodborne illness.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

14 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Action Cam: Lunch Ladies Convene In Spokane

KHQ.COM - "You Are the Stars of Child Nutrition!" is the theme for the Washington School Nutrition Association's annual state conference.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Life, Food, Nutrition, Education Etc., Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pathogens on your foods to avoid

You may wish to check out the "Ten Least Wanted Pathogens" information provided by the Centers for Disease Control.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Botulism, Health, E. Coli, Life, Seafood

KHOU-TV Houston

5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science


In China food testing, safety inspectors are often one step behind

When inspectors visited Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd earlier this summer, the production line at the plant now at the centre of an international food scandal appeared in good order, with fresh meat being handled by properly-attired workers and supervisors keeping a watchful eye over the process.


Alabama Live

Cage-free eggs: Cracking the code

Eggs used to be so simple. Shoppers could choose between extra-large or medium and brown or white.


Related Topix: Life, Meat, Chicken, Entomology, Science

The Washington Post

Russia May Ban U.S. Chicken, European Fruit Amid Sanctions

Facing tougher sanctions over Ukraine, Russia said yesterday it may ban imports of chicken from the U.S. and fruit from Europe and is investigating McDonald's Corp. cheese for safety.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Agriculture, Science, Vladimir Putin, Food, Sanderson Farms

Current in Carmel

Problem solved

At Agave Bar and Grill on East Main Street in Carmel, diners have been getting more than what they paid for.


Related Topix: Carmel, IN, Hamilton County, IN

Russia Taday

a With TTIP consumer protection will be a privilege of the rich

At the end of last week, a draft chapter from TTIP was leaked to the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy .


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Great British Bake Off 2014: Meet this year's 12 contestants hoping to avoid soggy bottoms

This year another 12 contestants will flock into telly's favourite tent to show off their most mouthwatering creations of everything from drizzled tarts, to plaited loaves.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Chemistry, Science, Cake, Life, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Bread

The St. Petersburg Times

Hot on the heels of accusations that McDonald's was misleading...

The McDonald's restaurant on the corner of Nevsky Prospekt and Ulitsa Rubinshteina at night.


Journalists Subpoenaed In Defamation Suit Against ABC

Several journalists at Food Safety News and The New York Times were subpoenaed in the the latest development in the legal fight between a beef producer and ABC News, according to Columbia Journalism Review .


Related Topix: Journalism, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

Brush News-Tribune

Produce from school gardens increasingly ends up in school cafeterias

Alaina Hassan, 7, of Edgewater waters a garden plot at the Saints Community Garden at Jefferson High School in Edgewater.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Edgewater, CO, Education Etc., Life, Food, Vegetables

The Washington Post

Big Mac Banished in Shanghai as Meat Scare Prompts Probe

If you want a burger from McDonald's Corp. in China's biggest cities, you'll have to get one made from fish.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Yum Brands, Life, Food, Dining, Fast Food

The Brattleboro Reformer

Their Opinion: Safe to eat?

As consumers, we take it for granted that the food we prepare for ourselves and our families is safe to eat.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Check your chicken: Raw chicken recall

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a public safety alert today, July 27, 2014 regarding breaded chicken products shipped to various retail establishments.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Agriculture, Science

Medical News

Despite public programs, food insecurity remains an intractable problem in the US

Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Industrial Machines, RTI International Metals, Metals, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia.



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