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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...
September 2, 2014 Tallying the environmental cost of meat
Japan Times - The îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî has also found that âat least 32,562 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalents or at least 51 percent of all (greenhouse gas)...
September 2, 2014 15,000 pounds of chicken nuggets recalled, may contain plastic
FOX 8 - Perdue has recalled 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets that could contain pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agricultureâs îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî announced on Wednesday. The...
September 2, 2014 Why independent fishers are the key to seafood sustainabilitySource: The Guardian
Earlier this summer, President Obama announced an ambitious new policy to combat illegal fishing with tougher requirements on seafood entering US markets. At present, 20%-30% of seafood is thought to be caught through illegal,...
September 2, 2014 Food Supply Threatened in Ebola-Ravaged West Africa, Says U.N.Source: Time
The disease-stricken region is facing a fresh crisis, as it contends with meager food supplies and sky-high prices. The Ebola epidemic that has killed some 1,550 people in West Africa since March is now expected to whittle the...
August 28, 2014 Food additives on the rise as FDA scrutiny wanes
Washington Post - The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî also provided seed money this spring to create a research center at Michigan State University to deal with the rising concerns over additives. For new, novel...
Live Mint & Wall Street Journal - Concerns raised by India at the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) talks should be discussed and worked upon but should not become the sole reason to stall the WTO trade...
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