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September 23, 2016 China Will Resume Limited Imports of U.S. Beef After a Ban Long Seen as PoliticalSource: Time
New regulations announced on Thursday mean that some American beef is welcome back in China, reversing a ban instituted after an outbreak of mad-cow disease in the U.S. in 2003.
September 22, 2016 Pesticide manufacturers' own tests reveal serious harm to honeybeesSource: The Guardian
Bayer and Syngenta criticised for secrecy after unpublished research obtained under freedom of information law linked high doses of their products to damage to the health of bee colonies
September 22, 2016 Every day’s a safety drill as Chipotle woos customers backSource: SF Gate
There isn’t much sexy about food safety, and that goes for regular reminders to scrub hands. But for the last year, Chipotle has been forced to focus on little else, after a string of illnesses among diners at the Mexican...
Source: Daily Mail
Londa Nwadike, a food safety expert at the University of Missouri, says even the best dates are just guidelines - and it's important to use your common sense.
September 13, 2016 Part 1: Protecting a diversified food chainSource: Food Safety News
Foodborne illnesses and food recalls seem to dominate the news these days. All across the globe, we hear about people being sickened by contaminated milk, flour, fresh produce, raw seafood, frozen entrées, and myriad other...
September 9, 2016 GM foods must be as safe as conventional plant foods: FDA official
indiaretailing.com - Food from genetically engineered plants must be as safe as food from conventional plants, Consumer Safety Officer at the Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, United...
August 26, 2016 The Buzz: Six Reasons Not To Worry About The BeesSource: Forbes
Bees are in the news, but for all the wrong reasons—mainly, dire tales of disappearing bees threatening a third of our food supply. Time Magazine, opting for sensationalism over accuracy, said we were headed toward “A world...
August 25, 2016 The Next Agriculture Revolution Is Under Our FeetSource: Huff Post
By just 2050, global agricultural production must increase by 60 percent, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Some previous agricultural breakthroughs, though, have come with serious...
August 25, 2016 Bumble Bee Moves To Non-GMO Project Verified Tuna
Vending Marketwatch - --Bumble Bee Seafoods ... Bumble Bee senior vice president, consumer marketing and corporate social responsibility. We know shoppers today are looking for affordable and nutritious protein with clean ... >...
August 15, 2016 Can we feed 10 billion people on organic farming alone?Source: The Guardian
Organic farming creates more profit and yields healthier produce. It’s time it played the role it deserves in feeding a rapidly growing world population
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