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Commentary & Opinion
Commentary & Opinion
September 2, 2015 FSMA: No Safety, No ModernizationSource: Food Safety News
In the midst of food prices that are already on the rise, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will vastly increase costs, but it’s not likely to change food safety nor will it modernize...
August 12, 2015 How to Protect Yourself From Junk Food ScienceSource: Bloomberg
Does aspartame cause cancer? You’ve probably heard that it might. And PepsiCo removing the artificial sweetener from Diet Pepsi suggests there’s something iffy about it. New Diet Pepsi cans boast that the beverage is “now...
A 2012 article in the nutrition literature might have been the most momentous contribution to public health worldwide since Dr. Jonas Salk’s announcement of the successful trials of polio vaccine. The operative phrase is might...
The Week Magazine - Nestle credits the beginning of the movement to Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, published in 2001, and îMichael Pollanî's Omnivore's Dilemma, published two years later. Schlosser's book focuses...
Big News Network - Itâs often right on the label.Foreign growers and packers, not so much. Sometimes they donât want the shopper to know where it comes from. This week the îWorld Trade Organizationî is >...
June 19, 2015 Here's the skinny on trans fats
One News Now - Stier "People found out that maybe they're not as good as we once thought they were," says Stier, who says trans fats replaced saturated fats after the îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî...
June 16, 2015 We should have labels on meat
tsln.com - I am mad, and many others across this nation are just as angry. I really donât give a damn about what Congress thinks, or for that matter Canada, and the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO). We should...
June 8, 2015 The CEO and Food SafetySource: Forbes
Foodborne illness has, of course, been around as long as there has been food. But the identification and diagnosis of these diseases is an emerging science that is changing all sectors of the food business, and those chief...
This is big. Journalists say three of something makes a trend but this is looking like a food business tsunami towards using more natural, less chemical ingredients in so-called fast and comfort foods. This is definitely...
May 28, 2015 A Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Food Safety?Source: Forbes
Corporate management on average is far more interested in food sales and profits and would just as soon ignore those people who talk incessantly about a “culture of food safety,” or “food safety from farm to fork.”
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