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Live Mint & Wall Street Journal - Concerns raised by India at the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) talks should be discussed and worked upon but should not become the sole reason to stall the WTO trade...
August 26, 2014 Clarified: What does a food recall do?Source: CNN Living
If it seems to you that there's a food safety crisis every other week, you're actually not paying close enough attention. Since the start of summer 2014 alone, the Food and Drug Administration has announced 37 different recalls,...
August 25, 2014 Is your food safe' Not even the FDA may know
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî also provided seed money this spring to create a research center at Michigan State University to deal with the rising concerns over...
August 24, 2014 Sources: WTO Ruled Against U.S. on Country-of-Origin Labeling
Food Safety News - The îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) has ruled against the U.S. in a trade dispute with Canada and Mexico over country-of-origin labeling for meat products, according to anonymous sources who spoke...
August 22, 2014 Consumer Reports Criticizes FDA, EPA for Advice on Mercury in Seafood, Says Pregnant Women Should Not Eat Tuna
The Latin Post - "We're particularly concerned about canned tuna, which is second only to shrimp as the most commonly eaten seafood in the U.S.," Jean Halloran, director of food policy initiatives for îConsumers...
Source: Houston Chronicle
Several types of peanut butter and almond butter have been recalled by manufacturers according to a notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The recall includes some almond butters from high end supermarkets Whole Foods...
August 20, 2014 Climate Change Could Undermine Food Security
Asianscientist - According to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, global demand for food is expected to increase by at least 50 percent from now to 2050. Food production to meet the growing...
Products sold under the brands of Arrowhead Farms and Maranatha, and private-label products sold in Kroger, Safeway, Trader Joe’s, and Whole Foods stores may be contaminated with salmonella, and consumers should dispose of them...
August 19, 2014 Heinz recalls four batches of infant food in ChinaSource: Reuters
Ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food in eastern China after it was found to contain lead in excess of the allowable limit, the company said on Monday.
August 15, 2014 USDA Announces Additional Food Safety Requirements, New Inspection System for Poultry Products
USDA - îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî (FSIS) today announced a critical step forward in making chicken and turkey products safer for Americans to eat. Poultry companies will have to meet new requirements to...
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