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March 3, 2015 The Most Common Sources of Food Poisoning
The Atlantic - The report looks at four major pathogens that the IFSAC (a joint effort by the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention, and the îDepartmentî ......
February 27, 2015 Lawsuit Claims Beneful Dog Food is Poisoning PetsSource: Food Safety News
A class-action lawsuit filed Feb. 5 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California claims that certain ingredients in Beneful dry kibble dog food from Nestlé Purina PetCare Company have sickened or killed...
SYDNEY - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott backed plans on Thursday to introduce country-of-origin labelling in the wake of a hepatitis A outbreak, potentially risking contravention of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules
February 25, 2015 Climate Change Will Hit America in the Breadbasket, Scientists SaySource: NBC News
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Climate experts have seen the future of America's breadbasket — and from their perspective, it doesn't look pretty. "I don't want to be a wheat farmer in Kansas in the future," said Harold Brooks, a senior...
February 24, 2015 Ocean Acidification an Ever-Increasing Problem for U.S. ShellfishSource: Capital OTC
Marine biology researchers found that climate change influences the health of shellfish by boosting the acidification of their environments through the carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels.
February 23, 2015 Caramel coloring in cola drinks raises risks of cancer – StudySource: Times Gazette
The chemical process generated while producing the caramel coloring used in most cola drinks has been found to raise the risks of cancer for one in every 100,000 people that consume the drink – a new research states.
Big News Network - 5 February 2015 - Global food prices have continued to plummet, aided by a weak euro and the low cost of crude oil, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today in its monthly Food...
February 20, 2015 Huge Food Recall After Peanut Traces Found in CuminSource: Web MD
A huge recall of products that contain cumin spice possibly contaminated with peanut has been ongoing in the United States since December, and the Food and Drug Administration is warning people with peanut allergy to avoid cumin...
February 19, 2015 Popular Soda Ingredient Poses Cancer Risk to Consumers
News Wise - The research was supported by îConsumers Unionî, Grace Communications Foundation, and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (1K01HL096409). > 1862
The Week Magazine - Consumer advocacy group îAs You Sowî has sent legal notices to Hershey, Mars, and See's Candies. The group claims the confectioners have violated California's Proposition 65 law by not labeling...
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