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January 12, 2015 Why the next world war will be fought over food
FORTUNE - The world has a massive food crisis on its hands. The crisis is so big that organizations like the World Bank and the United Nations say there won't be enough food to feed the global population when it jumps from the...
January 9, 2015 Consumer-Funded Test Finds 11 of 12 Pet Foods ContaminatedSource: Food Safety News
A number of pet food brands are contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria and other contaminants that could cause negative health effects to humans and their pets, according to a testing project funded by a group of pet...
January 2, 2015 Critics say USDA too close to food industry it regulates
Capital Press - Unions that represent inspectors say this isnât currently the policy. Inconvenient relocations are used by the USDAâs îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî to punish slaughterhouse...
December 31, 2014 Canada warns U.S. that time to fix U.S. food labelling law running out
The Star - Gerry Ritz said if Washington doesnât change its country of origin labelling laws to comply with îWorld Trade Organizationî rulings in the coming months, Canada will apply as early as the summer to...
December 30, 2014 Wheat eases on ample global supplies, corn falls for second daySource: Reuters
Chicago wheat fell on Tuesday, with plentiful global supplies giving stiff competition to U.S. exporters, while corn slid for a second day as a stronger dollar weighed on commodities.
December 29, 2014 The Top 10 Food-Safety News Stories of 2014Source: Food Safety News
The top 10 food-safety news stories for 2014, as chosen for the sixth consecutive year by the editors of Food Safety News, were announced today. According to the Internet news site, here are this year’s most important food-safety...
December 23, 2014 Hershey exploring removal of corn syrup
WNDU - The îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî, which advocates for food safety, has also said that there's no evidence that the sweetener is any worse nutritionally than sugar. > 1862
December 19, 2014 GAO: Federal Food-Safety Oversight Needs Better CoordinationSource: Food Safety News
The federal government could be doing more to achieve the goals of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and other food-safety efforts, according to a 46-page report published Thursday by the U.S. Government...
December 19, 2014 Climate change could cut 18 percent of world food production by 2050Source: PBS
Farmers are already suffering from droughts worsened by global climate change. A study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters found that by 2050, global climate change could cut world food production by 18...
December 19, 2014 FDA Issues 2014 Assessment of BPA
Benzinga - FDA's îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî (CFSAN) released its 2014 hazard assessment of BPA via the Agency's website following completion of a formal internal Agency review of the most current...
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