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Research & Insights
Research & Insights
April 16, 2010 CDC: Foodborne illnesses on the declineSource: FoodConsumer.com
The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) of CDC's Emerging Infections Program conducts active, population-based surveillance in 10 U.S. states for all laboratory-confirmed infections with select enteric...
April 14, 2010 Audit Finds Tainted Meat Reaching ConsumersSource: Food Safety News
Veterinary drugs, pesticides, and heavy metals are making it onto our plates via meat, according to a federal audit released this week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report...
Source: Eat, drink and Be.org
A new report by The Alliance for Food and Farming identifies produce as the source of approximately 12 percent of foodborne illness outbreaks, linking 88 percent of outbreaks to meat and processed foods
Source: Eat, Drink and Be.org
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration was recently scolded for its record-keeping and lack of transparency on irradiation petitions, a request by a manufacturer to use radiation to food products to eliminate germs, in a report by...
March 15, 2010 US One of Top Five Food Safety ViolatorsSource: SalemNews.com - WA
A new global monitoring tool identifies the United States as one of the top five worst food safety offenders in the world. We take rank with China, Turkey, Iran, and Spain. This extensive integrated network was designed by...
Source: US FDA
A majority of consumers read food labels and are increasingly aware of the link between good nutrition and reducing the risk of disease, according to the latest survey of dietary habits released today by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Source: The Consumerist.com
A Michigan State University study found the majority of consumers look for labels that signify products they're buying were inspected for safety, and that about a third are willing to pay more for such labeling.
February 25, 2010 Have You Become Sick From Something You Ate?Source: BusinessWire
Over the past several years Americans have seen numerous food recalls related to our nation’s food supply. Spinach, peanut butter and even pet food are just some of the food items that have been subject to massive recalls. While...
February 19, 2010 Report: Food safety shouldn't marr environmentSource: San Francisco Chronicle
Farmers are facing pressure to choose between protecting the environment and safeguarding their fields from harmful bacteria, but a new report claims food safety and ecological goals can work hand-in-hand. Read more:...
February 18, 2010 Survey: Consumers 'Highly Aware' of Food SafetySource: Food Safety News
According to an ongoing study, food safety concern is influencing choices consumers make at the supermarket. The study--which is being conducted by Michigan State University (MSU) on behalf of DNV, a company that offers food...
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