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November 26, 2013 Mandatory Country-of-Origin Meat Labeling Now In Effect
foodsafetynews.com - As of Saturday, Nov. 23, the labels on some grocery store meat will now be required to indicate from where it came. While the rules is being contested in court by meat industry stakeholders and the...
November 26, 2013 Food safety act sows anger with small farmersSource: SF Gate
In the seven years since an E. coli outbreak caused by contaminated bagged spinach from Central California left five dead and 103 hospitalized, retailers and other large buyers have forced Salinas Valley farmers to rip out...
November 24, 2013 Meat labels get specific despite industry resistance
Insurance News Net - 23--WASHINGTON-- New meat labeling rules designed to bring the United States up to îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) standards take effect this weekend over the pitched protests ... of-origin...
November 22, 2013 Survey of FDA Scientists Reveals Food Safety Concerns
ucsusa.org - Ninety-eight FDA scientists who work at its îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî responded to the survey, though not every respondent answered every question. Close to half of the FDA scientists...
November 20, 2013 High levels of acrylamide in food may increase cancer risk
United Press International - These include potatoes, cereals, coffee, crackers or breads, dried fruits and many other foods. The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî said acrylamide is found in 40 percent of the...
November 20, 2013 New study slams manufacturers for marketing sugary drinks that cause obesity in kids and teens
ABC 15 News - The study, conducted by The Yale îRudd Center for Food Policy and Obesityî was supported by grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Rudd Foundation. Researchers examined the quality and...
November 19, 2013 Climate change's next target is food supply, report warns
Bend Bulletin - The negative effects of climate change on agriculture are expected to get worse, experts say, raising deep concerns about the global food supply in the decades to come. For a look at what climate change could do...
November 16, 2013 USDA's food safety chief Elizabeth Hagen stepping down
Oregonian - Dr. Elisabeth Hagen said she's going to take a position in the private sector, after leading the USDA's îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî. "It has been an ambitious three years," she said in a...
November 14, 2013 FDA’s Proposed Produce Rule: A War on FarmersSource: Food Safety News
The deadline for comments on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Produce Safety Rule is Nov. 15, 2013. This was probably supposed to be the easiest and most straightforward of the rules to implement the Food Safety...
November 12, 2013 More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads, wraps recalled
FOX News - More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches from a California catering ... Administration that California authorities had reported people sickened from eating pre-packaged salads with grilled chicken. In...
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