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Source: Food Safety News
Two days have been set aside this week to resolve remaining pre-sentence issues in the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) criminal case being heard in federal court in Albany, GA.
North Country Public Radio - Nobody really likes to be graded. Especially when you don't get an A. Some organic farmers are protesting a new grading system for produce and flowers that's coming into force at Whole Foods. They say...
June 30, 2015 McDonald : and Alliance for a Healthier Generation Update on Progress on Commitment to Promote Balanced Food and Beverage Choices
4 Traders - McDonald's Corp. reported a global commitment to increase customers' access to fruit and vegetables and help families and children make informed choices in keeping with balanced lifestyles at the 2013 îClinton...
The Huffington Post - The truth is we barely understand the foods we eat and we don't invest enough time to learn. The book Fast Food Nation by îEric Schlosserî brought to light many of the facts about fast food and...
June 26, 2015 Consumer Group Head Calls For Mandatory GMO Labeling
International Business Times - Marta Tellado, CEO of consumer advocate magazine Consumer Reports, published monthly by the non-profit îConsumers Unionî, wrote in an op-ed on CNN that âeveryone deserves to know...
June 26, 2015 McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda
News-Times - Margo Wootan, director of nutrition policy at the îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî, said the decline in sodas for Happy Meals showed promise. "It takes more than one year to undo decades of bad...
June 25, 2015 Whole Foods under investigation for overcharging in NYCSource: Washington Post
But now that New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is investigating the grocery chain for “systemic overcharging for pre-packaged foods,” that may change.
June 24, 2015 U.S. households trash $640 in food a yearSource: USA Today
American households throw away about $640 each worth of food every year, and consumers don't really care about the environmental impact of trashed leftovers piling up in landfills, according to a survey out Wednesday from the...
A bottled water company has issued a voluntary recall over fears of E. coli contamination. After traces of E. coli bacteria were found at one of the spring sources for Niagara Bottling LLC, the company has issued a voluntary...
China has found itself embroiled in another food safety scandal after authorities discovered 100,000 tons of smuggled frozen meat—some of which was over 40 years old and had begun to thaw—apparently destined for sale and...
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