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1 hr ago | 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.

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

5 hrs ago | 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.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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

Star-Telegram.com

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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South China Morning Post

Russia's consumer protection agency files lawsuit against McDonald's over food safety

Russia's consumer protection agency has filed a lawsuit against McDonald's for allegedly selling food that does not meet legal standards.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, E. Coli, Health

Northwest Asian Weekly

McDonald's, KFC in China face new food scandal

McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.

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Related Topix: World News, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, China, Asia, Life, Food, Fast Food, Yum Brands

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Common Dreams

Trade Above All: The Draft Food Safety Chapter of TTIP

Trade policy negotiations, such as those for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership , are conducted largely as if they were private business deals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, CPU, Science / Technology, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Liberal Political News

The Macon Telegraph

Health alert for Missouri company's chicken

The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Saturday it issued the public health alert after Kansas City-based VU Foods wouldn't recall breaded chicken products after it was determined they hadn't been inspected.

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

NewsTarget.com

America's 'chlorine chicken' hampers trade talks with European Union

Unlike in the United States, Europeans have a much lower tolerance for meat products treated with chemicals and antibiotics, and they're not very fond of genetically modified foods either.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Natural Disasters, Flood

Columbia Journalism Review

Journalists subpoenaed in 'pink-slime' suit

At least four journalists and a writer have been ordered to hand over documents to attorneys representing the largest manufacturer of "pink slime," the latest development in Beef Products Inc.'s $1.2-billion defamation lawsuit against ABC News and others.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Winston and Strawn, Law

KAIT-TV

Enjoy summer's best produce by remembering basic food safety

Whether at the supermarket or the farmer's market, inspect produce to make sure it's not bruised or damaged.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science

WALB-TV Albany

Enjoy summer's best produce by remembering basic food safety

The recall includes peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were sold at major outlets including Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

LiveScience

Banned in 160 Nations, Why is Ractopamine in U.S. Pork?

Wayne Pacelle is the president an d chief executive officer of Th e Humane Society of the United States .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Humane Society of the United States, Charitable Organizations, Food and Drug Administration

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KITV-TV

Food safety tops list of concerns for end-of-summer barbeques

Don't say goodbye to summer with a barbeque that makes everyone sick! KITV4's Ashley Moser sets the table for some healthy eats.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Health, E. Coli

Switched

A Sort Of Creepy Reason To Love Costco

And this week, those fans found another reason to love their favorite bulk grocer -- beyond $1.50 hot dog combos and free samples of cut-up taquitos.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

The Madison Press

Take steps against foodborne illness5:01 pm

I got hit with a nasty bug last week, and I wonder if it might have been food poisoning.

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Related Topix: Food Poisoning, Health, Agriculture, Science, Food and Drug Administration, Opinion

WTLV

Whole Foods added to list of stores for fruit recall

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger, Whole Foods or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Food and Drug Administration

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Take care: Is it really food poisoning, or a stomach bug?

In the U.S., about 76 million people get sick each year from food-borne illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Take care: Is it really food poisoning, or a stomach bug?

In the U.S., about 76 million people get sick each year from food-borne illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life, Food, Seafood, Opinion

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