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April 22, 2016 Celebrate Earth Day, stop wasting food with FoodKeeperSource: Food Safety News
Conservation and waste reduction have been associated with April 22 since the first Earth Day in 1970, with many marking the annual celebration of the third rock by planting trees.
April 19, 2016 GMO labels: Consumer right, or trouble ahead?Source: News OK
Labels on food products are typically associated with a niche group of consumers, Williams said. Think gluten-free, whole wheat or organic, for example. They’re also likely to come with a higher price tag than generic versions of...
April 18, 2016 French court hands symbolic win to GMO maize supportersSource: Reuters
France‘s top administrative court overturned a 2014 ban on a type of genetically modified (GMO) maize in a symbolic victory for GMO supporters that will not allow such crops to be grown in France because of subsequent legislation...
Source: Food Safety News
anadian officials have linked an ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak to a frozen organic fruit blend of berries and cherries sold exclusively at Costco stores.
April 14, 2016 Chipotle investor seeks board shakeup for more diversitySource: Reuters
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc shareholder CtW Investment Group on Wednesday urged investors not to re-elect two long-time board members, saying the chain's recent food safety crisis shows the company needs a board that is more...
April 14, 2016 Is it organic' When lifestyle choices have gone too farSource: SBS.com
The farmers’ market idea of 'purity' and the promise of 'natural' and 'simple' supermarket products and 'wholesome' tonics is troubling
April 13, 2016 Frozen vegetables recalled because of ListeriaSource: Food Safety News
Several other retail grocery chains have recalled certain Pictsweet brand frozen vegetables because of possible Listeria contamination from onions. Those retailers include Giant Food, Wegmans, Martin’s, Tops, Stop & Shop and Food...
Source: Washington Post
The more scientists study the issue of food waste — and its worrying implications for both the environment and global food security — the clearer it becomes how much of a problem it is. Now, new research is giving us a few more...
April 8, 2016 Food makers may reformulate due to GMO labeling
BROWNFIELD - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) says food makers may have to reformulate their products to meet a mandatory GMO labeling standard. Michael Gruber, is GMA's Senior Vice President of federal affairs. He...
m.motherjones.com - A food-labeling requirement in Green Mountain State is now roiling the US Senate and the Department of Agriculture, and also has the Grocery Manufacturers Association, a deep-pocketed trade group representing...
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