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46 min ago | Iol.co.za

Moscow broadens scrutiny of McDonald's

People are reflected in a window of a closed McDonald's restaurant, one of four temporarily closed by the state food safety watchdog, in Moscow.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Life, Food, Fast Food,

5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Frequency Of Reported China Food Safety Problems May Be A Sign Of Progress

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Vermont, Life, Chinese Cuisine, Food

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WKOW-TV

New USDA regulation aimed at faster meat recalls

There are new federal regulations aimed at getting rid of contaminated meat before it hits the shelves.

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Related Topix: Trempealeau County, WI, Beloit, WI

WVNY

Packing 'Safe' Lunches for your Children

School is almost back in session and as you pack your children's lunches experts say take extra precaution to keep the food from going bad.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News

Newswise

Ice Cream Goes Southern, Okra Extracts May Increase Shelf-Life

While okra has been widely used as a vegetable for soups and stews, a new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists , shows how okra extracts can be used as a stabilizer in ice cream.

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KKTV

Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish

From Call For Action investigations to anchoring, Sarah Schwabe works hard daily to help the community with issues that matter to them.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food, Food and Drug Administration

Mother Jones

Should Pregnant Women Eat Zero Tuna?

Food-safety experts at Consumer Reports crunched the numbers on mercury levels in seafood - and they have a new recommendation for pregnant women: Don't eat tuna at all.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Nutrition, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Foster's Daily Democrat

Proposed federal rules show misplaced priorities on food safety

I firmly believe that ensuring the safety of the food we eat is one of the most important responsibilities of the federal government.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Cheese, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Giant/Martin recall Arrowhead Mills & Maranatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters

Following a recall by nSpired Natural Foods, Inc., Giant Food Stores, LLC and Martin's Food Markets says it removed from sale MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters due to potential Salmonella contamination.

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Holtville Tribune

Back-To-School Food Safety Tips for Parents

Children are at high risk of contracting foodborne illness because their immune systems are still developing.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

USA Today

4 Moscow McDonald's closed for alleged sanitary violations

Russia's food safety watchdog has temporarily shut down four McDonald's restaurants in central Moscow - including Russia's first outlet near Red square -- for alleged sanitary violations.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia

Bakery & Snacks

Cargill Innovation Center offers fast track to new products

The $5.5 million expansion doubled the square footage of the facility, dubbed the Plymouth Food Innovation Center, from 20,000 to 40,000.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Food Safety Specialists Warn Not to Eat Canned Soups, Sauces by Corfinio Foods

Food safety staff from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services put out a statement Wednesday, warning people not to eat any canned soups or sauces made by Corfinio Foods of Richmond.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Richmond, VA, Botulism, Health

Scientific American

Tweets Identify Food Poisoning Outbreaks

On May 15th, 2013, Chicago Magazine dining critic Jeff Ruby tweeted the following: "When Nietzsche said "That which does not kill you makes you stronger," he obviously never had food poisoning from a Lebanese restaurant."

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Related Topix: Twitter

Food Quality News

Grant supports 'interdisciplinary' food safety training

A grant from the US Department of Agriculture will support a project which will integrate computer simulation with the teaching of food safety.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, Microbiology, Biology, Cornell University, UC Davis

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NewsTarget.com

10 helpful parenting tips for preparing a healthy school lunch

As parents begin sending their children back to public school, some are choosing to bypass the cafeteria's pre-planned food schedule, opting to pack their own lunch instead.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Kids

CNN

Peanut butter recalled

Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kentucky

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Government rules protect cronyism

To see the true heights of government cronyism, look to the lowly catfish. The current controversy over catfish inspections is a great example of how government rules can be created and adapted to protect one player in a market, at the expense of the others.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, Representative Vicky Hartzler, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Opinion

The Victoria Advocate

Pack a safe and healthy lunch

With the start of a new school year, it is time to review some health and safety precautions for packing school lunches.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

Las Cruces Sun-News

NMSU's new student-run store opens Wednesday in Gerald Thomas Hall

LAS CRUCES >> What was once a small gelato operation tucked away on the third floor of New Mexico State University's Gerald Thomas Hall has grown into a spacious store on the ground floor, stocked with shelves of products made by students on campus.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, New Mexico State University, Marketing

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