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November 17, 2015 US FDA Announces The Beginning of the Food Safety Modernization Act

Source: Pioneer News

“The FDA is working with partners across the government and industry to prevent foodborne outbreaks. The rules will help better protect consumers from foodborne illness and strengthen their confidence that modern preventive...

November 16, 2015 Global Sustainability Summit: Food & Sustainability

Source: TriplePundit

Earlier this year, I attended the Global Sustainability Summit in Denver, Colorado which focused on food waste and sustainability. These causes resonate closely with me both personally and professionally as COO of Lovin’...

November 13, 2015 Chipotle Hid A Fourth Outbreak from the Public


Chipotle has been having a rough go of it lately. The organic-grub slinging chain has seen an unfortunate number of salmonella and e. coli outbreaks in the last couple of months. And while until now the company has been openly...

November 12, 2015 What's 'Natural' Food? The Government Isn't Sure And Wants Your Input - Text/Audio

Source: NPR

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking your input to answer a question: How should the agency define "natural" on food labels?

November 12, 2015 General Mills Sued Over ‘Misleading’ Cheerios Protein Cereal

Source: Rapid News Network

A lawsuit in California claims General Mills, the makers of Cheerios Protein, is misleading the public by marketing the new product as a “high-protein alternative”. Power up, with new cheer yoeps protein.

November 12, 2015 Campbell Drops Soup Ingredients Perceived as Risky

News Wise - Leading food writers such as Michael Pollan have popularized the idea that less is more and the concept now appears to resonate with large segments of consumers. Also noteworthy is the type of ingredients cut by...

November 11, 2015 Food Safety Groups Oppose Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership

Source: Food Safety News

The full text of the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership (TPP) was released last week, and after initial reviews of the proposed treaty, concerns raised by food safety advocates during the negotiations have not been mollified.

November 10, 2015 Cancer findings may result in labels on meat in California

Woodland Daily Democrat - "It would be an uphill battle for the industry to contest this on the science," said Laura MacCleery, regulatory affairs attorney for the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Meat producers might...

November 10, 2015 FDA sets new guidelines to slow the use of sugar

The Boston Globe - the director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the FDA. Critics from the food industry have balked at the sugar cap and the new label requirements, saying the new labels will only confuse...

November 10, 2015 Why Are U.S. Farmers Still Using a Pesticide That Has Killed Many People Around the World'

Alter Net - The EPA acknowledged that even though it had not fully addressed ... Naqvi, an environmental toxicologist who studied the pesticide's impact on fresh water animals while a professor at Southern University in Baton...

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