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September 28, 2009 Consumers Concerned About Food SafetySource: AgWeb.com
A recent IBM study shows a low trust in food sources and high concern about food safety. The study, which consisted of a survey of 1,000 consumers in the 10 largest U.S. cities, shows that less than 20% of consumers trust food...
September 25, 2009 Food Safety, Affordability Top List of Consumer ConcernsSource: Food Product Design.com
Economic issues continue to top the list of consumer concerns, according to the most recent consumer survey by the Center for Food Integrity (CFI).
September 11, 2009 Report scrutinizes FDA’s work in 2007 pet food recallSource: Office of Inspector General (OIG) - VIN News Service
More than two years after the largest pet-food recall in history, federal investigators maintain that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not do its job properly. What’s more, FDA lacks the statutory authority to impose...
The federal government is considering new rules to limit mercury emissions from cement kilns, which makes two new studies released this week timely.
August 13, 2009 US Purchases Of Imported Food Doubled In 10 YrsSource: istockanalyst
U.S. food consumers are increasingly demanding greater variety, quality, and convenience in the food they consume. As Americans become wealthier and more ethnically diverse, the American food basket reflects a growing share of...
July 14, 2009 Imports From China and Food Safety IssuesSource: Docuticker Blog
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) increased attention to food imports from China is an indicator of safety concerns as imported food becomes more common in the United States. U.S. food imports from China more than...
July 10, 2009 Lots of food from China, but is it safe?Source: Drovers Alert
U.S. food imports from China have more than tripled in value since 2001, according to a new report from the USDA’s Economic Research Service. Addressing safety risks associated with these imports is difficult, the report notes,...
July 6, 2009 Are You Eating Safe? How to Find OutSource: ABC News
Eating right is hard enough, but with all the recent food recalls it seems eating safely is getting harder and harder. But there is help available, if you know where to look. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has...
June 24, 2009 Survey Finds Fewer Than 20% Trust Food SafetySource: Media Post News
How much damage is the growing string of food contamination incidences doing to Americans' trust in food marketers?
June 12, 2009 Poultry Is No. 1 Source of Outbreaks, Report SaysSource: New York Times
Poultry was the most commonly identified source of food poisoning in the United States in 2006, followed by leafy vegetables and fruits and nuts, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and...
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