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February 12, 2016 Vilsack: Congress must resolve GMO labeling dispute
Agri Pulse - "We did make progress in our conversations, we just didn't get to the last issue," Vilsack said. The Grocery Manufacturers Association is lobbying Congress to preempt state GMO labeling laws and to allow food...
Chipotle was one of the most popular restaurant chains before several high profile outbreaks of E. coli poisoning drove fans away. Since the outbreak was recently declared over, Chipotle has instituted wide-ranging changes that...
KXLO-KLCM - Campbell is the first major food maker to make a break with the multi-year campaign of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) to defeat state-level GMO labeling initiatives and promote voluntary labeling...
February 9, 2016 Groups push for integrated approach
Agri-View - ROME- Infectious animal-borne disease threats are likely to flare up or emerge in the near future, says Juan Lubroth, chief veterinarian for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. To better...
February 9, 2016 Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they're sickSource: Denver Post
Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food safety procedures.
February 8, 2016 Are Processed Foods Getting a Bad Rap'
US News Health - Raw milk can contain dangerous pathogens that can cause foodborne illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the consumption of unpasteurized milk is 150 times more likely to cause you...
Bills Insider - A coalition of consumer groups, the Safe Food Coalition, is commending the new standards while calling on the USDA to take a tougher stance overall on the presence of drug-resistant Salmonella in food. > 1862
February 5, 2016 French law forbids food waste by supermarketsSource: The Guardian
France has become the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food, forcing them instead to donate it to charities and food banks.
February 5, 2016 18 Times Whole Foods Got Into Big Trouble
MSN - The company agreed to pay an $800,000 settlement. In 2013, the company was sued (along with several other retailers) after a study by the Organic Consumers Association found high levels of a carcinogen called 1.4-Dioxane in...
February 4, 2016 Analysts: Chipotle faces long road to recoverySource: Nation's Restaurant News
Wall Street analysts warned of a tough road ahead for Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. in reports on Wednesday despite attempts by company executives to focus on plans to entice customers back to restaurants with a “near zero” risk of...
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