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  1. USDA Whistleblowers Tell All - "and You May Never Eat Bacon AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mother Jones

    In 2004, Elsa Murano stepped down from her post as chief of the US Department of Agriculture division that oversees food safety at the nation's slaughterhouses. Two years later, she joined the board of directors of pork giant Hormel , a company that runs some of the nation's largest slaughterhouses.

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  2. Plastics Industry Struggling with Long-Standing ControversiesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Design News

    Two issues have been the bane of the plastics industry for as long as one can remember: The ban on plastic grocery bags and whether the use of bisphenol A in plastics such as polycarbonate and PVC is harmful to humans. These issues are flaring up once more -- about a month to go until NPE 2015, one of the global plastics industry's premier trade events -- with a Missouri state lawmaker trying to stop a plastic bag ban in Columbia, MO, and a plastics industry group beginning a campaign to emphasize the safeness of BPA.

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  3. The Myth of the 5-Second RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTRH-AM Houston

    He is a professor of Food Science, and has conducted scientific experiments on the 5- second rule. However, some people say it depends on the texture of the food - a dry cracker vs. a piece of bologna.

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  4. Food Recall Warning: Amira Brand Tahini Sauce Recalled Due to SalmonellaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Amira Enterprises Inc. is recalling Amira brand Tahini Sauce from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

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  5. Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show coming to Winnipeg in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    The Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show prides itself on doing three things very well, resulting in the event's long-term success. "Our goal is to educate, enlighten and entertain, and that's what keeps people coming back," says Kim Bullard, chair of Vision Quest Conferences Inc. "Each year we put together a top-notch schedule of speakers and workshops, bring in some fantastic performers, and tie it all together with an expansive trade show.

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  6. Betta Maid remains open after salmonella traces foundRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Despite finding traces of salmonella at Unanderra's Betta Maid bakery, the NSW Food Authority claims there is no indication of ongoing risk to the community and has allowed the facility to remain open. Despite finding traces of salmonella at Unanderra's Betta Maid bakery, the NSW Food Authority claims there is no indication of ongoing risk to the community and has allowed the facility to remain open.

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  7. Dieter W. GruenwedelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    ... of Technology in Pasadena. In 1966 he became a professor of biophysical chemistry in the department of food science and technology at UC Davis, a position he enjoyed for more than 25 years. Beside his teaching and research duties - specializing in ...

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  8. Anthrax kills cow in TaturaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ISLAMIC State has celebrated the Sydney siege and terror attacks in other Western countries in the latest issue of its propaganda magazine Dabiq . A JOURNALIST in New Zealand had "an easy question" for the visiting Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

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  9. 1st GMO apples approved for sale in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    The USDA this month deregulated two genetically engineered apples, allowing Canada-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, which developed the Arctic Golden and Arctic Granny Smith, to move forward with commercial production in the United States. Orchard growers in the United States must now decide whether they want to plant trees that will produce apples engineered to resist browning and bruising.

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  10. The Bacteria That's Most Likely To Be Lurking In Your FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Four years ago, three government agencies joined forces to attempt to determine the food sources for common pathogens like salmonella, E.coli, listeria, and campylobacter. Their efforts have culminated in a 12-page document that provides the answers to those questions.

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  11. Sunset Farm Foods, Inc. recalls sausage products after misbranding issueRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WRDW-TV Augusta

    The Sunset Farm Foods, Inc. is recalling its sausage products due to a misbranding and undeclared allergen, according to a release from the USDA. The Valdosta, Ga.

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  12. These Foods Are Most Likely To Have E. Coli & SalmonellaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    We've heard about the outbreaks and the recalls, and now we even know where pathogens are most likely to be lurking: A new report has ranked the top offending food products. The report , released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, is the result of an investigation into the sources of common foodborne illnesses.

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  13. GM food rules to take effect 6 months earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Food and Drug Administration yesterday announced that the amended laws concerning the labeling of genetically modified food products will be implemented as early as June. Originally slated to be implemented on Jan. 1, 2016, the law states that manufacturers should clearly label all food products, additives and loosely packaged products containing genetically modified ingredients.

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  14. Health scare as 75% of supermarket chickens contaminated with killer bacteria campylobacterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A Food Standards Agency investigation found Asda topped the league of shame with almost eight out of 10 fresh chickens harbouring the bug Millions of families are at risk of food poisoning after an investigation revealed three quarters of supermarket chickens are contaminated with a potentially lethal bug. The scandal, uncovered by watchdog the Food Standards Agency , also found one in five fresh birds has the highest level of killer bacteria campylobacter.

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  15. Slow-burning energy...Novel baked apple snack with isomalt shows satiety potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bakery & Snacks

    'Slow release energy' claims grew considerably in the food and beverage space between 2010 and 2014 according to Mintel Argentinian researchers say a snack they have developed using green apples and novel carbohydrate isomalt may be useful for weight control due to its sustained energy release. Writing in the journal LWT Food Science & Technology , MarA a JosA Tavera-Quiroz and colleagues developed a crispy snack sweetened with isomalt and assessed its physical, chemical and sensory properties and stability during storage.

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  16. 2015 Dietary Guidelines: Smarter Consumer Choices Can Impact Foodborne OutbreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Food Safety

    The Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, submitted this month to the Secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as well as the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is suggesting that consumer behavioralong with other practices put in place by government and private sectorscan play a role in reducing cases of foodborne illnesses. Fresh produce is at the forefront of the debate since raw, uncooked foods such as leafy greens and other fruits and vegetables have been associated with foodborne outbreaks in recent months and years.

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  17. American Chemistry Council Highlights EFSA , FDA Conclusions On...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BioSpace

    In support of this objective, ACC today began a communications campaign to highlight recent conclusions from the European Food Safety Authority and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration . Since last December, EFSA and FDA, two of the most prominent science-based government bodies in the world, have clearly and unequivocally stated that BPA is safe as used in food contact materials and other consumer products.

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  18. Sunset Farm Foods, Inc Recalls Sausage ProductsRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Sunset Farm Foods, Inc., a Valdosta, Georgia establishment, is recalling approximately 42,669 pounds of link sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The link sausage items were produced on various dates between September 3, 2014 and January 28, 2015.

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  19. Deli meat recalled over listeria concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    According to a Candian Food Inspection Agency notice, Lady York Foods, 2939 Dufferin St., is recalling Ferrarini Mortadella and Mortadella Regular sold Feb. 11, and sliced San Danielle Spicy Mortadella sold Feb. 18 - all from the deli counter. Recalled products should not be consumed and should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

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  20. USDA Announces $14 Million in Grants Supporting Economic Growth for Rural CommunitiesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | World News Report

    "Nearly 60 million Americans live in rural areas, and their value and impact through the agriculture industry can be felt both domestically and internationally," said Sonny Ramaswamy, NIFA director. "To help these communities remain prosperous and viable, we need to support discovery of new ways that promote economic viability among producers, small businesses, and communities in rural America."

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