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December 28, 2016 Sustainability in the global food system, according to business intelSource: Austin Statesman
The resulting report, Food Sustainability Index, compared the countries’ food systems along three broad pillars: agriculture practices, wasted food, and nutritional outcomes.
December 28, 2016 China uncovers 500,000 food safety violations in nine monthsSource: Fox
China, rocked in recent years by a series of food safety scandals, uncovered as many as half a million illegal food safety violations in the first three quarters of the year, an official said.
December 27, 2016 Top food safety stories of 2016 include criminal investigationsSource: Food Safety News
The editors of Food Safety News have complied this list of major news from 2016. While the year will no doubt be best remember for its presidential election, there were other milestones worth remembering as we prepare to turn the...
December 27, 2016 Gloomy start to year of rooster as bird flu hits South KoreaSource: US News
Egg prices are soaring and new year's festivals are being canceled as South Korea fights its worst bird flu outbreak in a decade.
December 27, 2016 The Coming Water CrisisSource: The Epoch Times
Fresh, life-sustaining water is draining away. It’s becoming an increasingly scarce resource across the globe through overuse and pollution. As these issues become more acute, tensions that have already begun will escalate, and...
December 14, 2016 ConAgra gets largest fine ever in food safety case for poisoned Georgia peanut butterSource: Atlanta Business Journal
A subsidiary of ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE: CAG) on Tuesday pleaded guilty to shipping contaminated peanut butter linked to a 2006-2007 nationwide outbreak of salmonella poisoning, the Department of Justice announced
Source: Huff Post
Now, as the food giant struggles to recover its sales, one of the Denver-based burrito chain’s two CEOs ? who is among the highest-paid executives in the food industry ? is out.
December 7, 2016 Chipotle stock down after CEO says customer service weakSource: Tulsa World
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., the burrito chain struck by a food-safety crisis last year, suffered its worst stock decline in six weeks after warning that deteriorating customer service is hampering comeback efforts.
December 7, 2016 Cancer warning labels sought for processed meat and poultrySource: Food Sajety News
A nine-page petition filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest asks the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service to begin requiring colorectal cancer warning labels on certain meat and...
December 6, 2016 Rare Superbug Gene Discovered on U.S. Pig FarmSource: NBC News
Researchers have found a rare and frightening superbug gene on a U.S. pig farm and say their discovery suggests raw meat could carry the dangerous germs into the human population.
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