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September 15, 2014 The 9 Unhealthiest Fast Food Meals in America
Franchise Herald - îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî (CSPI) published the results of their "Xtreme Eating Awards," a list of the unhealthiest meals found in fast food restaurants in America. According to...
September 12, 2014 Rotten Food ‘Wikipedia’ Fights China’s Fake MeatSource: Bloomberg
Outraged, Wu decided to take matters into his own hands. So, he put his master’s degree on hold to create what he describes as a “Wikipedia” that tracks food safety and questionable manufacturing in China.
September 11, 2014 FDA Backs Away from Statement Banning Use of Wood Boards for Cheese Making - Or, Does It'
CNS News - So, what happened' Last Friday, Monica Metz, the branch chief for the FDA's îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî's Dairy and Egg Branch informed the New York Department of Agriculture &...
September 10, 2014 CDC Report Finds High Sodium Consumption Among U.S. KidsSource: Food Safety News
More than 90 percent of U.S. children aged 6-18 years eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report released...
September 10, 2014 Players in Peanut Butter Scandal Ineptly Pass the Buck
CBS News - Dr. Stephen Sundlof, director of the FDA's îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî, seemed to be squirming during the Senate Ag Committee's hearing this morning. The subject, of course, was how...
A Taiwanese food-safety scare has spread to Hong Kong with the revelation that the city’s biggest bakery chain, as well as branches of 7-Eleven and Starbucks, may have been selling pastries made with so-called gutter oil.
September 8, 2014 Perdue Recalls 15,000 Pounds of Frozen Chicken Nuggets
WDTV 5 News - the U.S. Department of Agriculture's îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî (FSIS) said. CBS Philadelphia reports that the recall on 8-oz. boxes of "Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets" was announced...
September 5, 2014 Americans face food insecurity despite economic growthSource: Market Place
The number of American households suffering from food insecurity is down from its peak in 2011, the USDA said in a report released this week.
September 4, 2014 ‘To-do list’ on food safety grows longer for fedsSource: The Hill
The largest food safety overhaul in generations is being starved of funding needed to enforce a host of new regulations for factories, farms and importers, safety advocates warn.
September 3, 2014 Worried over radiation in US milk' Don't be, experts say
Today.com - Even beer has it. "Once you understand that we swim in this low-level sea of radiation, then it's just a numbers game," said Mike Payne of the îWestern Institute for Food Safety and Securityî at the...
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