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January 29, 2015 U.S. lawmakers propose bill to create single food safety agencySource: Reuters
U.S. lawmakers proposed a bill on Wednesday that would create a single food safety agency by bringing together the oversight functions of the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture and other agencies.
January 27, 2015 Knowing where your food comes from: The COOL facts
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - U.S. courts, however, have found COOL legal. U.S. court decisions carry no weight with the îWorld Trade Organizationî, the final arbiter on global trade disputes. It has repeatedly ruled...
January 22, 2015 USDA Proposes Tougher Food Safety Standards for Chicken and TurkeySource: USDA
It’s no secret that Americans eat a lot of chicken and turkey. In fact, USDA estimates that a single American will eat 102 pounds of poultry in 2015. It is USDA’s job to ensure the meat and poultry products we enjoy are also safe...
January 21, 2015 Are superfoods actually super'
North Jersey - "I still think that the advice from [author] îMichael Pollanî is the best: 'Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.' " So will washing down a steady diet of kale and quinoa with gallons of green tea keep...
January 16, 2015 Why Chinese food safety is so badSource: CNN
Almost half of Chinese food-processing plants fail to meet internationally acceptable standards, new figures suggest. Quality control specialist AsiaInspection said 48% of the "several thousand" inspections, audits and tests it...
January 16, 2015 Mexico suspends beef, poultry shipments to US
FOX News - The department's îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî identified systemic problems with sanitation controls and recordkeeping during an annual audit that took place in Mexico between June 24 and July 31....
January 14, 2015 10 Food Safety Resolutions for 2015
Patch - Then, the running water can do its job and flush the soil and îbacteriaî away ... others when you are sick According to the State îDepartmentî of Public Health, ill food workers are often the...
January 12, 2015 China hit by new food safety scandalSource: CBC News
Chinese police have arrested more than 110 people on suspicion of selling pork from diseased pigs in the country's latest food safety scandal. Public Security said in a statement Monday that more than 1,000 tonnes of contaminated...
January 12, 2015 Why the next world war will be fought over food
FORTUNE - The world has a massive food crisis on its hands. The crisis is so big that organizations like the World Bank and the United Nations say there won't be enough food to feed the global population when it jumps from the...
January 9, 2015 Consumer-Funded Test Finds 11 of 12 Pet Foods ContaminatedSource: Food Safety News
A number of pet food brands are contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria and other contaminants that could cause negative health effects to humans and their pets, according to a testing project funded by a group of pet...
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