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  1. The White House 2016 Budget Includes Big Funding for Antibiotic ResistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wired

    Next week, President Barack Obama will unveil his full budget request for the coming fiscal year. When he does, he'll also reveal details of how his administration plans to fund the national strategy for combating antibiotic resistance that the White House released last autumn .


  2. 20 things you should throw away for better healthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients for healthy recipes, and the list goes on. But becoming the healthiest version of yourself also means throwing away the stuff that's holding you back-and we don't only mean junk food.


  3. Public health challenges in the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Important gains in the health status of the population have been achieved in the Middle East, thanks to improvements in technology, health service delivery and public health programs, but the region still faces big public health challenges. Although the region shows decreasing rates of communicable disease, it has increasing rates of noncommunicable disease , also known as chronic diseases, which tend to be generally slow in progression.


  4. Food safety tips for Super Bowl SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    Super Bowl Sunday is reportedly the second biggest food consumption day in the United States after Thanksgiving. All that food sitting around can increase the risk for food-borne illness.


  5. Case of bird flu found in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    The Nevada Department of Agriculture confirms the first case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza was found in Nevada. HPAI is a virus that is highly contagious among birds, and can be deadly to them.


  6. Dept. of Ag Says Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu Found in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    From the Nevada Department of Agriculture: The Nevada Department of Agriculture confirms the first case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza was found in Nevada. HPAI is a virus that is highly contagious among birds, and can be deadly to them.


  7. Salami shipped to California recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KION 46

    Great Lakes Smoked Meats, is recalling approximately 2,863 pounds of smoked salami product which may have experienced temperature abuse and may cause food poisoning. The toxin contained is Clostridium perfringens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service says this can cause the 24 hour variety stomach pain and vomiting.


  8. Food safety expert remains skeptical about city water monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBC News

    Food safety expert Rick Holley says he is concerned about the quality of the city's water monitoring procedures following a two-day citywide boil water advisory that gained national attention. The boil water advisory was lifted more than 24 hours ago, but questions remain over how the samples at the heart of the Winnipeg-wide scare could've tested positive for bacteria and E. coli in the first place.


  9. UA Public Health Students to Assist on Super Bowl SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Members of the UA's SAFER team working the Super Bowl include Zach Peterson, Erika Barrett, Mary Luc and Benjamin Pope. The Maricopa County Department of Public Health will get a hand in looking for signs of infectious-disease outbreaks, foodborne illnesses and injuries at the big game in Glendale, Arizona.


  10. Outrage at USDA's "Abandonment of Regulatory Authority" on GE TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Petermann is coordinator of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees , Burney is media coordinator for the group. On Thursday the group released the statement: " Breaking: Outrage Over U.S. Secret Approval of Genetically Engineered ," which says: "Groups from around the world today joined together to denounce the U.S. government for allowing the first genetically engineered tree, a loblolly pine, to be legalized with no government or public oversight, with no assessment of their risks to the public or the environment, and without regard to overwhelming public opposition to GE trees.


  11. U.S. pork plant program draws criticism, Hormel petitionRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Reuters

    Processing lines at some U.S. hog slaughterhouses are moving too fast for inspectors to adequately address contamination and food safety concerns, according to an advocacy group that says it has obtained affidavits from four government meat inspectors. In the affidavits, released Friday by the Government Accountability Project, a "whistle-blower protection" organization, the inspectors detail experiences inside pork-processing plants participating in a pilot program engineered by the USDA to speed up lines while improving food safety and trim inspection costs.


  12. Mars and IBM to use genetic data for food safety understandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Confectionery News

    The consortium will conduct a metagenomics study to categorize and understand micro-organisms and the factors that influence their activity in a normal factory environment. First data samples will be gathered at Mars-owned production facilities, while IBM's genomics, healthcare and analytics experts will use its Accelerated Discovery THINKLab for the computational and data requirements.


  13. Chewing gum daily reduces the mouth's bacterial load, says Wrigley-backed studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Confectionery News

    Researchers from the University of Groningen and Wrigley say that sugar-free chewing gum can trap and remove bacteria from the mouth that are responsible for oral disease such as caries. The study published in the journal Plos One by Stefan W. Wessel and others was funded by Wrigley and two of the gum firm's researchers co-authored the study.


  14. The hand that feeds is rottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2014 | Thanh Nein News

    People eating at a roadside eatery in the old quarter of Hanoi. Concerns over food safety are increasing ahead of the Tet holidays as officials urge more actions to ensure food safety.


  15. Food Safety on Super Bowl SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    A recent study from Kansas State University found some of the biggest harbors of bacteria in the kitchen are dish towels! All that food sitting around can increase the risk for foodborne illness which is estimated to impact 1 in 6 people this year. If perishable dishes are left out on a buffet for more than two hours bacteria like Salmonella, E. Coli and Lysteria can grow leading to stomach aches, fever and vomiting.


  16. Klobuchar calls for more info about bad caramel applesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

    Klobuchar calls for more info about bad caramel apples Minnesota Senator files letter to Food and Drug Administration commissioner seeking to investigate incident that killed 2 Check out this story on A couple of weeks ago, we highlighted an advisory that caramel apples in Minnesota could have been contaminated with listeria . Two people in Minnesota died and four others were hospitalized.


  17. Grange Farm School attends EcoFarm conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Willits News

    Mendocino County had strong representation at EcoFarm Conference this year in Pacific Grove. The four day conference marked the 35th year of EcoFarm and was attended by thousands of people focused on sustainable agriculture.


  18. USPOULTRY Elects Chairman at This Year's IPPE ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

    Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board , Madison, Wis. Kirk Scott was named director, retail programs, where he will manage and implement WMMB's retail cheese and dairy programs.


  19. Super Bowl Snack Safety Tips from the USDARead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    This Sunday evening, it's a safe bet to guess that the average American will be watching the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks. And with that viewing comes the inevitable snacking down on chicken wings, nachos, beer, and pizzas.


  20. Stone Mountain Pecans recalledRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain pecan products for potential health risk. The products were distributed only in Georgia, directly to consumers at the retail level from the Stone Mountain Pecan Company, located in Monroe.