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  1. The Feds 'Modernize' Food Safety Without Making Food SaferRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Reason Magazine

    Proposed FDA food-safety rules under the FSMA show the expensive campaign to modernize food safety shouldn't be confused with one that improves food safety. Can the federal government spend hundreds of millions of dollars on food-safety regulations without making Americans or our food much safer? Sadly, the answer appears to be yes.

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  2. Madison doctor and food scientist discusses healthy bacteria in childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    One of the minds behind UP4 Probiotics stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend Saturday morning to discuss keeping your children healthy through probiotics. According to Dr. Greg Leyer and his staff, Halloween marks the beginning of the most unhealthy eating time of the year -- the holiday season.

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  3. Ebola case highlights work of NYC's disease sleuths who investigate and identify outbreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

    New York City's disease detectives were off and running the moment the call came in from a doctor who suspected he had Ebola. As hazmat-suited emergency teams were preparing to transport Dr. Craig Spencer to Bellevue Hospital, health workers were talking to him by phone, not just about his high fever and other symptoms but also about his recent movements and contact with other people.

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  4. Full steam ahead: Starbucks poised for deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | UPI

    Starbucks hopes to give its sluggish revenue forecast a caffeinated boost by delivering coffee and treats to your door or desk. Beginning next year the coffee mega-chain will begin offering deliveries to customers in select areas.

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  5. CORRECT: China lifts temporary ban on Fonterra whey productsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Scoop

    Chinese authorities have lifted a temporary ban on the importation of Fonterra Cooperative Group's whey powder and dairy base powder used in the manufacture of infant formula that has been in place since August last year in the wake of the dairy company's botulism scare. At the time, Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings said he was confident the suspension could be lifted within 48 hours.

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  6. Health inspectors crack down on Internet food salesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    In the past week, the San Joaquin County Environmental Health Department has contacted 10 Facebook "209 Food Spot" vendors and the Sacramento County "916 Food Spot" page. Both departments said they expect the number of people they will contact to grow.

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  7. State begins posting placards at Big Island food establishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    A green placard indicates a restaurant has passed its inspection. red meaning it has been closed and its health permit has been temporarily suspended A yellow placard indicates an eating establishment passed on the condition that it correct violations before another inspection within 72 hours.

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  8. U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster pushes constituent services to bolster bipartisan credentialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    In 2012, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster campaigned for Congress on two major promises: to end tax breaks for corporations that ship jobs overseas, and to freeze congressional pay until the budget is balanced. It may be unfair to evaluate any member of the 113th Congress on their accomplishments, considering all sides agree Congress has become paralyzed by partisanship.

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  9. Posting of new placards at Big Island food establishmentsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The Hawaii District Health Office sanitation inspectors began in October posting color-coded placards based on the state's recently updated Food Safety Code. Following the completion of each health inspection, a new placard is posted at each food establishment in a location visible to all customers and the public.

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  10. Ebola Highlights Work of Disease SleuthsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

    New York City's disease detectives were off and running the moment the call came in from a doctor who suspected he had Ebola. As hazmat-suited emergency teams were preparing to transport Dr. Craig Spencer to Bellevue Hospital, health workers were talking to him by phone, not just about his high fever and other symptoms but also about his recent movements and contact with other people.

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  11. FDA investigating mass spectrometry for allergen analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Food Quality News

    From Sep 2009 to Sep 2012, about 1/3 of foods reported to FDA as serious health risks involved undeclared allergens. Milk.

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  12. Mindblowing: Starbucks Takes Weird Stand on Employee Engagement RingsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Racked

    Thanks to a new dress code, Starbucks employees are no longer allowed to wear engagement rings at work. Eater Seattle reports that Starbucks is citing FDA food safety rules in banning bling; all employees will be prohibited from wearing watches, bracelets, and engagement rings with stones.

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  13. Letter from Farmington High School Principal Regarding Cafeteria SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    On Thursday, October 30, I met with members of the Farmington Public Schools Administration, representatives of Chartwells, and five Farmington High School students to discuss concerns brought by the students regarding the school food service. This meeting was a follow-up to a meeting I had with the same students on Tuesday, October 28. We had a very productive dialogue, and we addressed all of the issues that the students brought to our attention.

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  14. Dairy organizations weigh in on raw milk salesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Two large dairy industry trade groups have voiced opposition to rule changes which, they claim, could encourage consumers to pursue buying raw, unpasteurized milk direct from the farm. In a letter to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the National Milk Producers Federation and the International Dairy Foods Association said they oppose a proposed state rule that would "establish a system to allow the direct sale of raw milk."

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  15. 'Organic' fish labeling? Why it's a bad idea.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Fishermen sort 'Tilapia' fingerlings at a fish farm in Sampaloc Lake in San Pablo city, south of Manila, The US is set to unveil new regulations that would allow fish farmed in open oceans to be labeled as organic. The United States government is poised to release regulations that allow fish farmed in the open ocean to be labeled "organic."

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  16. Starbucks to baristas: Don't put a ring on itRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

    That's the message from Seattle-based Starbucks, which is telling baristas and other retail store workers to leave the gems, jewels, and even engagement rings at home. The policy is part of a new dress code adopted by the coffee giant earlier this month.

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  17. Boudin recalled due to possible temperature abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | National Provisioner

    Carlton Foods, a New Braunfels, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 25,764 pounds of fresh Boudin products, which were produced with pre-cooked rice that may have experienced temperature abuse and may contain an emetic toxin produced by Bacillus cereus , the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced. The Boudin products were produced on Aug. 22, 2014, through Oct. 17, 2014.

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  18. Food safety, a must in AFTA implementationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Presidential Communications Operations Office secretary Sonny Coloma through assistant secretary for Internal Management Cathryne Jonne Licudine-Dalen emphasized the importance of ensuring food safety during the Philippine Food Safety Forum held in the Summer Capital Monday. He enjoined stakeholders from the food industry, from the raw producers to food products distributors, to comply with the rules and regulations of the different government agencies in-charge.

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  19. FDA and the Center for Food Safety Reach Settlement Regarding FDA's GRAS RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On October 20, 2014, FDA reached a settlement with the Center for Food Safety in litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. This litigation is related to FDA's rule for food additives that are "generally recognized as safe" .

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  20. Food Recall - Rolling Acres Cider Mill In WaterlooRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Fountain Pen

    Rolling Acres Cider Mill is recalling unpasteurized apple cider from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

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