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June 28, 2011 FDA : Keep Away From Evergreen Produce Brand SproutsSource: RTT news
A report released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that there has been no progress in containing salmonella infections during the past 15 years, and instead it has increased by 10 percent in...
Source: Foof Navigator-USA
Most Americans would be prepared to pay more for food in order to fund new food safety measures, according to a survey conducted on behalf of Pew Charitable Trusts.
May 6, 2011 Climate change has spurred food prices: studySource: Reuters
Climate change cut global wheat and corn output by more than 3 percent over the past three decades compared to growth projections without a rise in temperatures, a study found on Friday. The impacts translated into up to 20...
May 2, 2011 Survey Finds Consumer Distrust of Food IndustrySource: Food Safety News
Distrust between the food industry and consumers is growing, according to a recently released Deloitte survey, which provides one of the first measures of how the public feels about new food safety legislation.
Combining the caffeine jolt of energy drinks with the intoxicating effects of alcohol is riskier than drinking alcohol alone, a new study suggests
April 5, 2011 Study: Food Acts Like A Drug For Some PeopleSource: NBC4i.com
new study finds that food acts like a drug for some people. Researchers at Yale University conducted food addiction surveys with 50 women, and had them undergo brain scans while tempting them with a chocolate shake or tasteless...
March 2, 2011 GAO Report Calls for Single Food Safety AgencySource: Food Safety News
In a sweeping report on how to carve as much as $200 billion out of the federal government, the General Accountability Office (GAO) says there should be just one federal food safety agency, even if consolidating the now...
February 14, 2011 Food Study Finds Consumers Value Safer Food More than Analyses SuggestSource: Occupational Health and Safety
Government regulators could more realistically assess the value of improving food safety if they considered the fact that consumers typically want to avoid getting sick--even if it means they have to pay a little extra for safer...
Source: Food Ingredients First
Government regulators could more realistically assess the value of improving food safety if they considered the fact that consumers typically want to avoid getting sick – even if it means they have to pay a little extra for...
January 20, 2011 Exclusive: U.S. shoppers wary about China food safety: surveySource: Reuters
As the United States implements a new law aimed at strengthening oversight of the food consumers eat, shoppers worry about the safety of products imported from China, Mexico and Africa.
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