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The pesticide glyphosate, sold by Monsanto in its Roundup weed killer product and widely used in agriculture and by gardeners, is unlikely to cause cancer in people, according to a new safety review by United Nations health,...
Source: USA Todau
The fast-food chain is testing hamburgers made from fresh beef in 14 locations in the Dallas area, the company says. Instead of frozen patties, burgers like the Bacon Clubhouse and Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese are being...
Source: Channel 11 Atlanta
USDA officials confirm that Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. of Waco, Texas, is expanding a recall to now include more than 5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products over fears they may be contaminated.
Patch - Approximately 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials has been recalled, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service have...
CRF Frozen Foods announced Tuesday that it's expanding a voluntary recall of frozen organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables because of possible health risks.
May 3, 2016 GMA, EWG spar over GMO labeling
Agri Pulse - There's certainly no love lost between the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Environmental Working Group, especially when it comes to the issue of labeling genetically modified foods. > 1862
Food Quality News - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and Battelle have launched a software tool to analyze economically motivated adulteration (EMA) vulnerabilities in the manufacturing process. GMA said it joined with...
Source: The Guardian
Government’s failure to tackle health and safety issues, food poisoning and pollution leading to ‘largely avoidable’ deaths, says thinktank
April 28, 2016 Millions of pounds of Pilgrim's Pride chicken recalledSource: NY.com
More than 4.5 million pounds of cooked chicken products are being recalled after authorities learned they may be contaminated with plastic, wood, rubber, metal and other "extraneous" material,
April 27, 2016 Louisiana least-prepared in nation to respond to major health emergency, new study saysSource: Houmatoday.con
Louisiana is the least-prepared state in the nation to respond to a major health emergency or disaster, according to this year's National Health Security Preparedness Index.
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