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Source: LA Times
General Mills Inc. pledged to use only cage-free eggs in its products as part of an updated animal welfare policy released Tuesday..
WNEM - "If it isn't labeled I don't buy it," Ferguson said. Stabenowâs bill would call for the labeling to be voluntary and is in response to the recent îWorld Trade Organizationî ruling meant to open up trade...
Source: NY times
The Obama administration said on Thursday that it would update the way the government regulated genetically modified crops and some other biotechnology products, saying that the nearly 30-year-old system had become outdated and...
Following an investigation that revealed the grocery store chain Whole Foods was overcharging customers in New York City for some products, the company released a video Wednesday vowing to fix the problem.
July 2, 2015 Minnesota Breaks Another Chicken Salmonella OutbreakSource: Food Poison Journal
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns about illnesses caused by Salmonella that may be associated with raw, frozen, breaded and...
Source: Food Safety News
Two days have been set aside this week to resolve remaining pre-sentence issues in the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) criminal case being heard in federal court in Albany, GA.
North Country Public Radio - Nobody really likes to be graded. Especially when you don't get an A. Some organic farmers are protesting a new grading system for produce and flowers that's coming into force at Whole Foods. They say...
June 30, 2015 McDonald : and Alliance for a Healthier Generation Update on Progress on Commitment to Promote Balanced Food and Beverage Choices
4 Traders - McDonald's Corp. reported a global commitment to increase customers' access to fruit and vegetables and help families and children make informed choices in keeping with balanced lifestyles at the 2013 îClinton...
The Huffington Post - The truth is we barely understand the foods we eat and we don't invest enough time to learn. The book Fast Food Nation by îEric Schlosserî brought to light many of the facts about fast food and...
June 26, 2015 Consumer Group Head Calls For Mandatory GMO Labeling
International Business Times - Marta Tellado, CEO of consumer advocate magazine Consumer Reports, published monthly by the non-profit îConsumers Unionî, wrote in an op-ed on CNN that âeveryone deserves to know...
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