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October 16, 2014 North Carolina Firm Recalls Nearly 150 Food Products for Potential Listeria Contamination

Source: Food Safeth News

SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro, NC, is recalling numerous food products sold under several brands because of the potential of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall includes the food services firm’s SunBurst, Fresh...

October 6, 2014 San Francisco and Berkeley consider a 'sin tax' on sugary drinks

The Christian Science Monitor - Because no city or state has been able to get and keep a soft-drink tax, no one knows for certain whether it would actually lead to a drop in obesity or conditions such as diabetes, said initiative...

October 6, 2014 Soda makers pledge to reduce calorie consumption

Lincoln Journal Star - That came after the threat of legal action by the îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî, said Jeff Cronin, a spokesman for the nutrition advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. Michael...

October 2, 2014 Soda makers pledge to cut consumption of calories

Longview News-Journal - The announcement was made at the îClinton Global Initiativeî in New York City and comes as the countryâs three biggest soda makers face pressure over the role of sugary drinks in fueling...

October 2, 2014 Outbreaks of Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Require Urgent USDA Action, Says CSPI

Center for Science in The Public Interest - The Center for Science in the Public Interest is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to declare four antibiotic-resistant strains of Salmonella as adulterants under federal law....

October 1, 2014 This Trade Association is One Step Ahead of the Government in Food Transparency

In The Capital - But this week the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, one of the largest food industry trade groups, announced that it would be launching a database of food additives, since most chemicals added to...

October 1, 2014 UN: World hunger falls, but 805 million still chronically undernourished

Apa - Anakhanum Idoyatova â APA. About 805 million people in the world suffer from hunger, according to a new UN report released today, APA reports quoting the website of the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the...

September 28, 2014 GMA, Chinese Food Industry Group to Partner on Food Safety

Food Safety Magazine - The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî (GMA) and the Chinese National Food Industry Association (CNFIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to intensify their joint food safety efforts in...

September 24, 2014 Peanut Corp. CEO's conviction a food safety 'game changer'

Source: Fox News

Experts say the guilty verdict handed down against the former CEO of a peanut butter processing plant could make food safer across America, and it's a welcome result for one Minnesota man who has been waiting for justice.

September 23, 2014 FDA drafts new food safety rules revisions due to farmer concerns

Source: Action 19 News

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued revised proposed food safety regulations for farmers and food businesses under the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA). The FDA is inviting a new round of public...

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