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Nearly half the rice and rice products on sale in Guangzhou contain too much cadmium, a toxin and carcinogen that can damage the kidneys, a three-month investigation by the city's food safety authorities found.
Starting July 2, federally inspected meat plants in Canada will be required to label beef steaks or roasts that have been mechanically tenderized, the federal government announced Friday.
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has received word that the U.S. Department of Agriculture could complete a final rule for implementing a catfish inspection program by this October, Cochran reports in a release.
SEATTLE After being infected with E.coli for the second time in her life, a Seattle woman wants to make restaurant inspection reports in Washington as public as possible, modeling efforts in New York and California.
Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says new rules to improve food safety will go into effect over the next two months.
An alarming amount of American meat harbors not just pathogens, but "superbugs" - antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
China is not ready for mass consumption of insects, which the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation says could help solve the food crisis An expert says China is not ready for mass consumption of insects, which the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation claims could protect the environment and help solve the food crisis.
The Institute of Food Technologists will host its annual meeting and food expo July 13-16 at McCormick Place South in Chicago.
Amy Philpott , with Watson Green LLC, Washington, D.C., David Durkin, principal at OFW Law, Washington, D.C., and David Gombas, senior vice president of food safety and technology with United Fresh Produce Association, make up the Recall Ready response team offered by United Fresh.. SAN DIEGO - A new service from the United Fresh Produce ... (more)
Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 36s and 40s lower, others generally unchanged.
Newswise - CHICAGO-With nearly 400,000 items in every grocery store , there are hundreds of different ways a packaged food can be labeled.
The Institute of Food Technologists today announced a new partnership with the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology that brings the Certified Food Scientist certification to CIFST members.
In the May issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists , Associate Editor Karen Nachay writes about how food manufacturers are trying to overcome formulation challenges to develop better-tasting, low- and reduced-sodium products.
Attorney Michael DeLee from Amargosa Valley was first to the table to testify before a state committee in favor of a raw milk bill, for Artesanal Foods owner Brett Ottolenghi, who has plans to begin a small raw milk dairy in Nye County.
Farmers who blog and tweet and post on Facebook in this age of "agvocacy" should check out the work of Carl Winter.