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October 31, 2014 Listeria Found in Raw Milk at New York DairySource: Food Safety News
Consumers in Sullivan County, NY, and surrounding areas are being warned not to consume unpasteurized raw milk from the Richard Dirie Farm due to possible Listeria contamination. The farm is located at 1345 Shandelee Rd.,...
Farm Futures - Members of the Country of Origin Labeling Reform Coalition on Thursday sent a letter to members of the U.S. Congress appealing for action on the îWorld Trade Organizationî's recent ruling on COOL, which...
October 30, 2014 The Shrimp You Buy May Not Be What You Think It IsSource: Huff Post
Much of the shrimp sold in grocery stores and restaurants across the U.S. isn't exactly what it says on the package or the menu, a new survey claims. Using DNA testing, the marine conservation group Oceana sampled 143 shrimp...
October 29, 2014 Reaction Mixed on WTO's Country of Origin Labeling Ruling
Farm Futures - Ag groups Monday offered mixed reaction on the îWorld Trade Organizationî's ruling on Country of Origin Labeling which found the rule to be in violation of technical barriers to trade. The rule requires...
October 24, 2014 New Poll Reveals Overwhelming Majority of Doctors Concerned About Antibiotics Use on Healthy Food Animals
eNews Park Forest - âAntibiotics are losing their effectiveness due to the growing emergence of âsuperbugs,â bacteria that are resistant to one or more classes of the drugs,â said Michael Hansen, PhD,...
October 24, 2014 India loses dispute over bird flu curbs on U.S. poultry
The Western Producter - GENEVA (Reuters) â India broke îWorld Trade Organizationî rules by blocking U.S. poultry imports because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, a WTO dispute panel ruled last week. India had...
October 23, 2014 North Carolina Food Distributor Shuts Down Following Huge RecallSource: Food Safety News
SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro, NC, which recently recalled virtually all of its pre-packaged sandwiches, hamburgers, chili dogs, salads and other food products because of potential Listeria contamination, has reportedly closed its...
October 22, 2014 The best thing since sliced bread' A ban on sliced pan
The Irish Times - The high-profile American food writers Mark Bittman and îMichael Pollanî have both asserted that the first step towards better health is to get people to stop drinking what Americans call soda. It...
Source: Dallas Morning News
This report comes via the Washington Post, which in turn saw it in the American Journal of Public Health. But enough giving credit where it’s due. The important news is this: More soda = shorter telomeres = shortened life span.
October 21, 2014 WTO Finds U.S. Meat Labeling Violates Rules
news.morningstar.com - OTTAWA--The îWorld Trade Organizationî found against the U.S. Monday in an ongoing dispute over meat-labeling rules that Canada and Mexico say discriminates against livestock exports from their...
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