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4 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Trending Now - Fruit Recall - What You Should Know

Have you bought peaches, nectarines, or plums recently? There's a major fruit recall due to fears of a foodborne illness that is affecting some major grocery stores and has many of us concerned about the safety of our produce.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

8 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Tomato processing tips

Choose tomatoes that are ripe but still firm with good color and preferably with unblemished skin.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Tomato, Life, Food, Recipes, Fruits

12 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford Council warns there's no hiding place for food outlets flouting the law

FOOD outlets found to be flouting the law will face the full weight of legal powers Bradford Council has warned.

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16 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

China detains employees of seller of suspect meat

Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Food, Fast Food

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Southland Times

Scare costs jobs

JOB LOSSES: Workers from Fonterra's packaging plant Canpac in Hamilton gather after the news that up to 110 jobs could go.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Botulism, Health

Science Daily

Freezing blueberries improves antioxidant availability

Blueberries pack a powerful antioxidant punch, whether eaten fresh or from the freezer, according to a researcher.

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Related Topix: South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture

Home

Folk Fest exhibit will teach kids food safety tips

The USDA Food Safety Discovery Zone exhibit will arrive in a 40-foot-long trailer at the Lowell Folk Festival this weekend.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Entertainment

KMIZ

Listeria tests prompt fruit recall

Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12. Wawona believes the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Food and Drug Administration

City Pages

Cargill to phase out use of growth-promoting antibiotics in turkeys

Cargill, one of the nation's leading turkey producers, has announced that it will phase out the use of growth-promoting antibiotics in its Honeysuckle White and Shady Brook Farms turkeys by Thanksgiving.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KITV-TV

State introduces new food safety program

A new rating system could have you doing a double take before entering your favorite restaurant.

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KITV-TV

State begins color-coded food safety program

'The object is not for us to leave these yellow placards up as long as possible, it's to get the violation corrected as quickly as possible,' said Sanitation Branch chief Peter Oshiro A new food safety program rolled out by the state Department of Health on Monday may have you doing a double take as you enter your favorite restaurant or walk up to ... (more)

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Cybercast News Service

China orders nationwide probe of meat supplier

China's food safety agency on Tuesday announced a nationwide inspection of processing factories and meat suppliers used by a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's and KFC.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

WAVE-TV Louisville

China orders nationwide probe of meat supplier

Witty and eclectic novelist Thomas Berger, who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ... (more)

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

Food Quality News

Singing about foodborne pathogens is "Weird"

With the release of his "Foil" single, "Weird Al" Yankovic likely has become the first major-label artist to hit the charts with a song about foodborne pathogens.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, The Knack, The Presidents of the United States of America, Weird

Examiner.com

Sacramento's organic peach and nectarine voluntary recall

A California packing company has voluntarily issued a nationwide recall for several conventional and organic varieties of stone fruits packed between June 1-12, 2014 because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Cutler, CA, Organic Food

Bellingham Herald

US pork producers pick fight amid European trade deal

With the Food and Drug Administration allowing farmers to give the drug, ractopamine, to their pigs since 1999, pork producers say their meat is perfectly safe.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Food and Drug Administration, Wilson, NC, Agriculture, Science

Food Quality News

Cracked? Preventing Salmonella in nuts focus for research

Michigan State University has been awarded almost $400,000 by the US Department of Agriculture to reduce the Salmonella risk of low-moisture foods.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Vegetables

Phoenix New Times

Is Raw Beef Making a Comeback in the Dining Scene?

According to the Washington Post, raw beef is making a comeback on restaurant menus.

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Medical News Today

Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in...

Spanish scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics during thirty days helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Hepatitis, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

More - Bush Telegraph

The body that regulates food safety standards in Australia, Food Safety Australia New Zealand , is calling for new submissions to see whether some aspects of the food standards code should be changed to allow for soft cheeses to be made with raw milk.

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