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  1. Editorial: Repeal 'Country of Origin Labeling' lawRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sun Journal

    The World Trade Organization on May 18 denounced a U.S. law requiring labels on meat products to specify where the animal was raised and slaughtered. The law, the WTO said, discriminates against Canadian and Mexican suppliers.


  2. Botulism Behind The Scenes: How A Community Coped With A CrisisRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WBNS

    One month after an outbreak of botulism at Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church in Fairfield County, Pastor Bill Pills says four people remain in specialty hospitals, while a couple more are recovering in nursing homes. Fairfield Medical Center recently did a de-briefing, to see how well they managed the crisis, and revealed what went on behind the scenes.


  3. Indiana imposes ban on moving poultry, other birds to eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Indiana imposed a statewide ban Wednesday on moving poultry and other birds to events such as county fairs in hopes of preventing the spread of a bird flu strain that's killed tens of millions of chickens, turkeys and other birds across the nation. The State Board of Animal Health said the ban includes county fairs, 4-H events, exhibitions and all events where live birds are commingled.


  4. USDA Busts Lee's Sandwiches for Uninspected MeatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

    California-based banh mi chain Lee's Sandwiches is recalling about 213,000 pounds of meat, the USDA said in a press release last week. The recalls come after the discovery that the company labeled chicken, beef, and pork products with an "unauthorized" USDA inspection mark.


  5. Shrimpers need Congress to OK trade enforcement actRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Covering the horizon shrimp boats go back and forth near Grand Isle on May 17, 2013. . The federal government needs new legal tools to address the illegal trade schemes that allow tainted shrimp to flood the U.S. market.


  6. Five espressos a day? EU food agency says stop thereRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fox News

    Drinking up to five espressos a day, or the equivalent, poses no risk to the general population, according to a European review into the safety of caffeine. The European Food Safety Authority carried out the scientific study after some countries raised concerns about the health effects of caffeine on the heart and central nervous system, as well as possible risks to foetuses.


  7. But We Did Everything Right?: Why Agreements with Shippers are...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    As food transporters grapple with the myriad of compliance issues raised by the Food Safety Modernization Act and the FDA's looming proposed "Food Safety Rule on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food," carriers of temperature-controlled product must be mindful that minimizing liability will require more than adherence to the language of the proposed rule in a vacuum. In February's edition of Setting the Table, temperature requirements to shippers puts carriers in a position to face unprecedented liability for freight claims.


  8. Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting bootedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KHQA-TV Quincy

    ... for one or more products to use ingredients people can more easily recognize. John Coupland, a professor of food science at Penn State University, said companies are realizing some ingredients may not be worth the potential harm they might cause to ...


  9. Mekitec bakes up x-ray imaging machine for growing companyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bakery & Snacks

    City Baking Corporation purchased and installed a Midmeki X-ray imaging system to stay within the scope of the FDA's HAACP food safety guidelines. The 900mm conveyor and 400mm x 200mm detection area accommodate the baker's product line, ensuring no goods leave the facility uninspected.


  10. Nutritionists compare best on-the-go snack optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    We asked three nutritionists for their take on the nutrition facts and ingredients in six common packaged products we'd likely take on the go. Nutritionists compare best on-the-go snack options We asked three nutritionists for their take on the nutrition facts and ingredients in six common packaged products we'd likely take on the go.


  11. Factory Farms Continue to Dominate U.S. Livestock IndustryRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The size of factory farms in the United States continued a two-decade trend and grew significantly larger from 1997 to 2012, reveals updated data released today by the national advocacy group Food & Water Watch. Using U.S. Department of Agriculture census data from 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 Food & Water Watch found that factory farms continued to grow in size and number over the past fifteen years.


  12. SGS sets out starting point for food safety planRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Food Quality News

    The starting point for any food safety plan is knowledge of raw material suppliers and products/ingredients provided, according to SGS. The firm said it must be known what is in the ingredient provided and what changes have been or will be made to it.


  13. Why You Should Pursue a STEM Career in AgricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

    ... And female STEM graduates now outnumber males in fields like plant pathology, conservation biology, entomology, food science and wildlife biology, among others. What does this all mean? Women may be setting themselves up for a career in the power ...


  14. Feeding Tomorrow Announces New Kraft Foods Research Scholarship ProgramRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... on scientific innovation," said Feeding Tomorrow Chair Noel Anderson, PhD, CFS. "Supporting students pursuing a food science-based career is key to finding solutions to a healthier, safer, and better nourished planet." "Kraft has been built on a ...


  15. Food Defense Strategy Exchange 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

    A few dozen food and beverage industry officials from an array of companies, such as Whole Foods, PepsiCo and ADM, attended the sixth annual Food Defense Strategy Exchange presented by Tyco Integrated Security at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Ill. on May 19-21.


  16. Drink espressos? Up to five a day won't harm your healthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    A test espresso runs during the finals of the German Barista Championships in Hamburg April 17, 2011. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen LONDON - Drinking up to five espressos a day, or the equivalent, poses no risk to the general population, according to a European review into the safety of caffeine.


  17. National Hurricane Preparedness WeekRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | US Food and Drug Administration

    Emergencies can happen. When they do, the best strategy is to already have a plan in place.


  18. USDA catfish rule held up on USTR concerns - Is today the day for...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Politico

    USDA CATFISH RULE HELD UP BY USTR CONCERNS: There are plenty of lawmakers who would like to kill the Agriculture Department's legislatively mandated plan to takeover catfish inspection from FDA. But it's the Office of the United States Trade Representative and its effort to close a giant Asian trade deal that remains the biggest roadblock, government sources say.


  19. FDA Will Start Labeling Genetically Modified FoodRead the original story

    18 hrs ago |

    Kansas, Oklahoma -- The Food and Drug Authority announced last week they will label genetically modified food. Alongside the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a strict nationwide check-up will commence to assess the validity of these labels.


  20. Egg supplies decreasing at 'alarming rate' due to avian flu, warn bakersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bakery & Snacks

    Bakers and other big users of eggs could face major supply shortages if the government does not act quickly to allow temporary imports from more egg-producing countries, claims the American Bakers Association , which says " 25% of industrial egg product production, including liquid, frozen, and powdered eggs, is now offline due to avian influenza ". In a note to members published on May 21, ABA president & CEO Robb Mackie said egg supplies were " decreasing at an alarming rate", and that " USDA must act now to ensure that bakers can access necessary supplies to maintain current production.