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MSN - director of the FDA's îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî. Currently, the nutrition facts label lists percent daily values for total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, total carbohydrate and...
July 26, 2015 House Passes Anti-GMO Labeling Law
Medical Daily - is responsible for feeding the country," Butterfield said during the floor debate. The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, which represents more than 300 food companies, has been a key architect of...
July 23, 2015 Report: Food Recalls Have Nearly Doubled Since 2002Source: Food Safety News
The number of U.S. food products recalled — and the costs associated with those recalls — have nearly doubled since 2002, according to a report by reinsurance company Swiss Re.
July 22, 2015 Scientists bolster 'phage' weapons in food safety battleSource: Cornell Chronicle
In the war to keep food safe from bacteria, Cornell food scientists examine a class of weaponry called bacteriophages – an all-natural biological enemy for the nasty Listeria monocytogenes, which threatens meat, produce,...
July 22, 2015 With Baker, candy-soda tax proponents face higher hurdle
WWLP 22News - Greg Costa, director of government affairs for the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, said his members oppose the âselective taxation of food products,â arguing that a tax on candy and...
July 21, 2015 Arctic Nations Pledge to Prevent Unregulated FishingSource: ENS NewsWire
OSLO, Norway – The five states that surround the central Arctic Ocean on Thursday signed a declaration to prevent unregulated commercial fishing on the high seas of the 1.1 million-square-mile so-called “donut hole” in that icy...
Toledo Blade - The Canadian government says it doesnât want to levy the sanctions, but that it would have little choice if Washington keeps ignoring a series of rulings by the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO)....
July 17, 2015 Aspen Foods Recalls Frozen, Raw, Stuffed & Breaded Chicken Products Due to Possible Salmonella Enteritidis ContaminationSource: US Department of Agriculture
WASHINGTON – Aspen Foods, A Division of Koch Poultry Company, a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
July 16, 2015 Restaurant meals may be as full of fat, calories, cholesterol and sodium as fast food, study saysSource: Washington Post
It turns out that whenever you go out to eat, wherever that may be, you end up taking in 200 more calories than if you eat at home, according to a paper published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
July 13, 2015 WTO ruling may lower consumer prices for beef
BC Local News - Canada and Mexico won the final round of appeals before the îWorld Trade Organizationî. It ruled the United States violated trade rules when it brought in labelling that critics said were disguised...
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