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December 15, 2014 USDA announces new performance standards for Salmonella, Campylobacter
High Plains Journal - USDA's îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî also released a compliance guide to help the poultry industry address Salmonella and Campylobacter and a compliance guide on known practices for...
December 14, 2014 General Mills Settles Lawsuit Over '100% Natural' Claim
NASDAQ - (RTTNews.com) - îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî or CSPI said that a settlement agreement prevents General Mills ( GIS) from claiming that its Nature Valley granola bars, crispy squares, and trail...
December 11, 2014 USDA Approves China To Process Chicken For U.S. Consumption, Food Safety Experts WorriedSource: Inquisitr
In the past, the People’s Republic of China has been in the news for certain business methods utilized mostly to cut corners on costs. With different rules and regulations (or lack of), certain things China sees as acceptable are...
December 10, 2014 Soda Cans Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Study ShowsSource: Wall Street OTC
A new study published in Hypertension journal from American Heart Association shows that canned food and drink might be linked to high blood pressure and even an increased risk of coronary disease. These risks are generated by...
December 9, 2014 US suspends some Canadian poultry imports due to bird fluSource: Reuters
The United States has suspended imports of live and raw poultry from the Canadian province of British Columbia due to an outbreak of bird flu virus, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer told Reuters on...
December 9, 2014 FDA Takes Steps to Strengthen Program to Assess the Safety of Chemicals in Foods, Other Products
Food Consumer - The review focused on the scientific capacity and management of the programâs multiple elements across the îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî (CFSAN) and the Center for Veterinary...
December 5, 2014 Healthier nutrition in the United States can be achieved
unmultimedia.org - Improving the food habits of Americans can be done, according to the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services of the US Department of Agriculture. Kevin Concannon is in Rome, Italy this week,...
December 4, 2014 Most Would Accept Nanotechnology, Genetic Modification in Food for Nutrition, SafetySource: Food Safety News
New research suggests that most consumers will accept nanotechnology or genetic modification technology in their food if it will enhance nutrition or improve safety.
December 4, 2014 Pope demands just distribution of world's bounty
WCBD News 2 - ROME (AP) - Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world's bounty for the poor and hungry Thursday, telling a U.N. conference on nutrition that access to food is a basic human right that shouldn't be...
December 3, 2014 Washington Post Op-ed Missed a Few Key Points
Environmental Leader - But New York Times columnist Mark Bittman and îMichael Pollanî, a University of California journalism professor, missed an important point: We must bring a key stakeholder to the table â...
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