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January 18, 2019 Analysis: EPA Ignored Scientific Research Showing Monsanto’s Glyphosate Causes CancerSource: EWG news release
WASHINGTON – A new analysis from the peer-reviewed scientific journal Environmental Sciences Europe documents the diametrically different approaches the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the World Health Organization took...
January 17, 2019 EU tightens import rules for some fruits, vegetables, nutsSource: Food Safety News
The European Commission has updated the list of imported products subject to official controls including the frequency of checks.
January 16, 2019 STRONGEST OPPONENTS OF GM FOODS KNOW THE LEAST ABOUT THEMSource: Futurisn
Despite the scientific consensus that GM foods are safe, more than 90 percent of respondents said they were at least somewhat opposed to the foods. In general, the more opposed a person claimed to be, the lower they scored on the...
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced a new partnership to develop and deploy initiatives that support Tyson’s sustainability strategy and help meet increasing consumer demand for more...
January 15, 2019 Is The FDA Ready To Take On The Powerful Food Industry'Source: ThinkProgress
“The totality of the scientific evidence supports sodium reduction from current intake levels,” Susan Mayne, director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, added in an interview with The New...
January 15, 2019 France Has The Most Sustainable Food SystemSource: Super Position
The country of France recently scored as number one on the Food Sustainability Index (FSI). This index rates countries on food system sustainability. The index was developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit in partnership with...
January 15, 2019 This Chocolate Brand Is The First To Feature A New LGBT SealSource: Forbes
Five North Chocolate, which already features the Fair Trade Certified™ seal, is the first brand to feature the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce seal on a packaged good product. “To all of my queer friends and...
Source: USA Today
The potential for unsafe food and a resulting public health problem depends on what kind of food it is and which part of the federal government is responsible for inspecting and monitoring it.
January 11, 2019 Study: Coca-Cola Shaped China's Efforts To Fight ObesitySource: NPR
The Coca-Cola company exerted strong influence over the way the Chinese government addressed the country's growing obesity problem, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of Public Health Policy and the BMJ.
January 10, 2019 FDA’s routine food inspections halted amid government shutdownSource: ArsTechnica
With hundreds of food inspectors furloughed in the ongoing government shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration has suspended all routine inspections of domestic food processing facilities. That’s according to FDA Commissioner...
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