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  1. USDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspectionsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KDWN

    The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.

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  2. USDA Announces Additional Food Safety Requirements, New Inspection System for Poultry ProductsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Holtville Tribune

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service today announced a critical step forward in making chicken and turkey products safer for Americans to eat.

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  3. USDA Finalizes Poultry Inspection Modernization RuleRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    "I applaud Secretary Vilsack and the food safety professionals at the Food Safety and Inspection Service for moving forward with this rule to modernize our poultry inspection system in order to improve food safety - the top priority for our industry," said National Chicken Council President Mike Brown in response to the U.S. Department of ... (more)

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  4. CDC says Foster Farms outbreak appears to be overRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

    The outbreak, involving raw chicken from plants in Livingston and Fresno, ended with 634 reports of people getting sick, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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  5. UPDATE 1-U.S. reforms poultry inspections to boost food safetyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Thursday reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities in a bid to cut down on the number of foodborne illnesses, but dropped an industry-backed plan to speed up production.

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  6. U.S. CDC says salmonella outbreak from Foster Farm...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A salmonella outbreak linked to California-based poultry producer Foster Farms' contaminated chicken appears to be over, more than 17 months after it began, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

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  7. Threats Beyond PEDV: African Swine Fever and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pork Checkoff

    Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus is on the minds of pork producers, but the U.S. pork industry needs to be vigilant about other disease threats on the horizon.

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  8. USDA drops proposal to speed up poultry processing at plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Post

    After a two-year battle with civil rights and food safety groups, Agriculture Department officials said Wednesday they have dropped a proposal that would have allowed poultry plants to dramatically increase the speed of processing lines as part of a new inspection system.

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  9. USDA: Recalled beef may have reached 35 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | WWLP

    Beef recalled earlier this year from a California meat producer may have reached 35 states and Guam, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

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  10. Youth Poised For Agricultural EvolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... boost Nigeria's agricultural sector'. These were the views of a 20-year-old Ibiyinka Amokeodo, a second-year Food Science and Technology student at the Bowen University, Nigeria; who is one of the hundred (100) youth from all over Africa gathered in ...

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  11. USDA rejects petition to ban antibiotic-resistant strains of salmonellaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture rejected a petition on Thurday to ban antibiotic-resistant strains of salmonella, the nation's leading food poisoning bug after norovirus.

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  12. USDA announces 1st update to poultry inspection rules since 1957Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The rules, which were finalized Thursday, require plants to conduct their own testing and sampling of birds for the first time for food-borne pathogens such as campylobacter and salmonella, at least twice during the production process.

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  13. USDA drops proposal to speed up poultry processingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    After a two-year battle with civil rights and food safety groups, Agriculture Department officials said Wednesday they have dropped a proposal that would have allowed poultry plants to dramatically increase the speed of processing lines as part of a new inspection system.

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  14. USDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspections in effort to improve food safetyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.

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  15. Feds: Foster Farms salmonella outbreak appears to be overRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service never recalled any Foster Farms chicken because it was not able to link illness to a specific product or production period.

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  16. 'Commercial appetite' for photopurification growing with data: SurePureRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dairy Reporter

    The "commercial appetite" for SurePure's Turbulator photopurification technology will increase as the data supporting its safety and benefits grows, says the South African company.

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  17. Health Dept Tells Church Trying To Feed The Needy: Not So FastRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    A Methodist church in West Virginia was stymied in its efforts to help the needy last week when the county health department told them their plan violated state health codes.

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  18. Obama Administration Caves to Poultry Industry By Proceeding With...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    "The Obama administration's final poultry slaughter inspection rule - which was crafted by USDA and approved by OMB - will destroy effective oversight of our country's poultry slaughterhouses.

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  19. CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat VR Green Farms Jarred Food Products Because of Botulism RiskRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | US Food and Drug Administration

    July 30, 2014 - California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman warned consumers today not to eat VR Green Farms jarred food products because they may have been improperly produced, making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum .

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  20. 5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuitRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    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.

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