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September 2, 2015 Organic Food Recalls Up 700 Percent Since 2013
Science 2.0 - The Organic Trade Association, not the î??Organic Consumers Associationî?? which funds US Right To Know smear campaigns against scientists but rather than one that tries to block organic food from having...
September 1, 2015 Global fresh produce supply chain must consider climate change in order to ensure food safety
Phys.org - along with revised Codes of Practice for fresh produce at the global î??Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî?? (FAO)/World Health Organisation (WHO) Codex Alimentarius level. Project...
August 31, 2015 New food-labeling rules aim to make Americans less fat
Bangor Daily News - Food manufacturers have not been idle. The î??Grocery Manufacturers Associationî?? and Food Marketing Institute have been actively promoting voluntary front-of-label nutrient listings. The...
Source: CBS News
New federal guidelines requiring healthier school lunches have made headlines in recent years, but that doesn't mean kids are eating them up.
August 24, 2015 Sustainability is important to cattle producersSource: High Plains Ag Journal
Iowa Beef Center Director Dan Loy said sustainability has three components: social, environmental and economic. “We feel positive about the potential in Iowa for sustainability, but other areas of the country aren’t as...
August 21, 2015 Recalls of Organic Food on the Rise, Report SaysSource: NY Times
New data collected by Stericycle, a company that handles recalls for businesses, shows a sharp jump in the number of recalls of organic food products
August 18, 2015 Four Months After Recall, Blue Bell Ice Cream is Returning to ‘Select Markets’ in Two WeeksSource: Food Safety News
Four months after a total product recall, Blue Bell Creameries plans to begin distributing its ice cream to select markets (mainly in southern states) two weeks from today.
August 17, 2015 Bird flu aftershocks to drive U.S. turkey, egg prices higherSource: Reuters
Limited supplies of baby poultry and barn space to house them will hamper U.S. farmers' efforts to rebuild ravaged egg supplies after the nation's worst-ever outbreak of bird flu. As a result of the shortages and the loss of more...
August 17, 2015 Now, a book to purify drinking waterSource: Business Standard
In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at the University of Virginia's Center for Global Health have developed 'The Drinkable Book', which is a nanotechnology-based method to purify drinking water and can eliminate water-borne...
August 14, 2015 Global warming increases 'food shocks' threatSource: BBC News
Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.
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