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  1. Firm Recalls Chicken Products Due to Staphylococcal Enterotoxin ContaminationRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Murry's Inc., a Lebanon, Pennsylvania establishment, is recalling approximately 31,689 pounds of gluten free breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "P-516" inside the USDA mark of inspection.


  2. Austin Texas Food Handler ClassesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Texomaland

    Welcome to the Food Handler Classes service for the City of Austin, Texas. This certification course and test is for any food service employee who needs to obtain a permit in order to work in a retail food establishment, or any individual who desires training.


  3. Pa. firm recalls 31K pounds of frozen chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    A Pennsylvania-based frozen food company has recalled nearly 31,700 pounds of gluten-free breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin. Murry's Inc., of Lebanon, issued the recall for 12-ounce boxes of Bell & Evans gluten-free breaded chicken breast nuggets and 10.5-ounce boxes of Bell & Evans gluten-free breaded chicken breasts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday.


  4. Apples Increase the Growth of Beneficial Bacteria in Our Guts, Which Improves Our HealthRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog

    Science provides some very clear knowledge that is easy for us to apply . But much of our knowledge about nutrition and human health is a bit unclear.


  5. Continental Carbonic freezes food contaminants with dry iceRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Food Production Daily

    By eliminating water from the cleaning process, the company's dry-ice blasting technology avoids downtime and reduces the risk of harmful bacterial growth. Continental Carbonic, a provider of dry ice equipment, offers technology using dry ice to blast away debris and contaminants from food processing equipment.


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

    12 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    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 A A'establish a system to allow the direct sale of raw milk.A A Legalizing and regulating the sale of raw milk sends a message to consumers that drinking it is safe, when many health organizations say it isn't, according to the trade groups.


  7. Limehouse Produce, Clemson partnership benefits local farmsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

    Limehouse Produce and Clemson University created a partnership three years ago to address the obstacles facing local farms seeking GAP certification.


  8. New methods for maintaining the quality of minimally processed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Science Daily

    Researchers have proposed alternatives to the use of sulphites in potatoes, one of the main preservatives currently used and which, among other properties, prevents the browning that appears after peeling and/or cutting certain foods. A graduate in Food Science and Technology, has proposed alternatives to the use of sulphites in potatoes, one of the main preservatives currently used and which, among other properties, prevents the browning that appears after peeling and/or cutting certain foods.


  9. Block grants to aid California specialty farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Further details will be provided with confirmation of registration. California specialty crop farmers are expanding export markets, improving food safety and providing school children better access to fresh fruits and vegetables thanks to a federal block grant program.


  10. Chattanooga Area Food Bank Wins Cargill Award To Improve Facility, Address Food SafetyRead the original story

    Friday |

    The Chattanooga Area Food Bank has received a $7,800 grant from Cargill that will help fuel funding towards its food safety program and make improvements to the food bank's facility, a component of moving more a million pounds of food per month within the community.


  11. Should chicken processors be allowed to self-police?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS News

    How chicken and turkey are inspected at processing plants and who is responsible for food safety is at the center of a battle between the government, consumer groups and unions. What's at stake is the safety of the food that you eat.


  12. Extending shelf-life in protein products, naturallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Provisioner

    Today's beef products can truly claim clean labels as they use plant-based solutions such as rosemary extract, green tea extract and clove oil for shelf-life extenders. Rosemary extract, an antioxidant, is becoming more popular as a shelf-life extender, specifically in ground beef.


  13. Digital Food Thermometers take guesswork out of holiday dinnersRead the original story

    Friday | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    ... is all about the science of BBQ, grilling, and outdoor cooking, with scores of tested recipes, food science, tips on technique, and unbiased reviews of hundreds of grills and smokers, accessories and equipment, and thermometers. ...


  14. Activists to challenge EPA approval of new herbicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Summit County Voice

    A coalition of farmers and environmental groups claim the EPA didn't adequately analyze the human health and environmental impacts of a powerful new herbicide before authorizing for use on genetically engineered corn and soybean crops. Activists said they will sue the agency over the approval, explaining that use of Dow's Enlist Duo, a blend of glyphosate and 2,4-D, will only foster more weed resistance.


  15. FDA recalls 71 food products containing feed-grade tallowRead the original story

    Friday |

    Taipei, Oct. 24 At least 71 products being sold in Taiwan have been found to contain animal feed-grade beef tallow and must be removed from store shelves by midnight Saturday, according to a directive issued Friday by Chiang Yu-mei, interim director-general the country's Food and Drug Administration . Of the 71 products, 59 were made by Cheng I Food Co., a subsidiary of International Group, the enterprise at the heart of an escalating food safety scare in Taiwan, Chiang indicated.


  16. The Alternative Universe In Which BPA Is A Major Health ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    I'm an epidemiologist with an interest in lifestyle and environmental exposures that play a role in the development of chronic diseases. I'm particularly interested in perceptions of risk and how these square with what the science tells us.


  17. Eating this fruit every day can help you lose weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    Could an apple a day keep the extra pounds away? According to a recent study in Food Chemistry, yes, because apples contain non-digestible compounds that promote the growth of good bacteria in your gut associated with weight loss. How it works: These compounds--fiber and polyphenols--remain undigested until they're fermented in the colon, where they act as food for friendly bacteria and help your body outweigh the bad bacteria that thrives on junk food, said lead study author and food scientist Giuliana Noratto.


  18. What's in Measure P's DNA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times-Standard

    The wording of Measure P, which seeks to ban the production of genetically modified organisms in Humboldt County, has been questioned by critics of the measure, while advocates remain confident in the ordinance's language. Developed by the grassroots activists of GMO Free Humboldt, the Genetic Contamination Prevention Ordinance will be on the Nov. 4 ballot and gives Humboldt County residents the choice to ban "propagation, cultivation, raising, or growing of genetically modified organisms in Humboldt County."


  19. Shelf appeal: The scientists making packaged food more alluringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | New Scientist

    ... quite a broad church," says Rowsell. The people behind packaging tend to have a good understanding of both food science and polymer technology, says Hirst. Rowsell recommends studying these subjects beyond undergraduate level to stand out from other ...


  20. Import detentions increasing and likely to accelerate as FSMA kicks into gear, expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NutraIngredients-USA

    Import refusals by the Food and Drug Administration are ramping up and are likely to become more common as some of the rules associated with the Food Safety Modernization Act kick into gear in the coming year, said an executive with a labeling review firm. David Lennarz, vice president of Hampton, VA-based Registrar Corp., said increasing number of companies in the food and dietary supplement industries are seeking access to the US market.