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January 28, 2016 Global health body under pressure to stop Zika virusSource: Fox Health News
The World Health Organization will hold a special session on Thursday on the Zika virus as the U.N. agency comes under pressure for quick action against the infection linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil that is...
Truth Out - Just weeks before Election Day, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), a trade group representing several of the initiative's corporate opponents, which became the...
January 27, 2016 6 things that one food safety expert refuses to eatSource: CTV
If you live in Ontario, Quebec or Atlantic Canada, chances are you may have thrown out a packaged salad from your fridge this weekend due to yet another food safety recall.
January 26, 2016 This Food Safety Expert Says Chipotle Is 'Focused On Bulls**t'Source: Huff Post
It’s been six months since the start of Chipotle’s food safety crisis -- a series of six outbreaks that have sickened at least 500 people.
January 26, 2016 Risky pesticides left on market too long, environment watchdog saysSource: CBC
The federal Pest Management Regulatory Agency is taking years to remove confirmed pesticide risks from the marketplace while failing to evaluate many other products, according to a new audit.
January 21, 2016 New Dietary Guidelines OKs Lean Meat, But Cuts Added Sugar
wingatewire.com - Rosenberg, director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. The new guidelines say Americans should consume no more than 10 teaspoons daily. The guidelines also say you...
While the thought of stuffing your face with foods that are laced with poop bacteria is enough to make anyone gag, the odds of it happening are extremely low. There are uber-strict guidelines in place for the food industry called...
January 20, 2016 Why we’ve been hugely underestimating the overfishing of the oceansSource: Washington Post
The state of the world’s fish stocks may be in worse shape than official reports indicate, according to new data — a possibility with worrying consequences for both international food security and marine ecosystems
January 19, 2016 Sustainability runs ‘full circle’Source: The Packer
For fresh produce companies and the businesses who work with them, questions of sustainability don’t end after energy or water consumption have been cut back. It’s an endless quest that brings all aspects of an operation under...
January 15, 2016 Chipotle will close Feb. 8 for company wide meeting on food safetySource: Oregon Live
Following successive food poisoning outbreaks last year, Chipotle is closing its stores for a few hours next month to talk about food safety.
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