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Rice contaminated with high levels of the toxic heavy metal cadmium, dubbed "cadmium rice," is the latest food scandal in China to trigger public panic and anger among the country's consumers.
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Ready to fire up the grill for a cookout with family and friends? As part of their award-winning Home Food Safety program, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods encourage all grill masters to equip themselves for the job with a food thermometer -- the only way to determine if foods are fully cooked and safe to eat -- and with ... (more)
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Differing regulatory environments can play havoc with a company's research plans, say consultant Joerg Gruenwald, PhD.
Are Good Agricultural Practices the best insurance against food safety market place issues? Or, perhaps, a competent public relations team and expert legal counsel is the key piece.
The recalled product bears the establishment number "P-20923" inside the USDA mark of inspection and a use-by date of "JUN 22 2013" printed on each tray.
The first holiday weekend of the summer is just around the corner. It's the time when the barbecue grill gets pulled out of storage and fired up.
WASHINGTON, MAY 21, 2013 As the days grow longer and temperatures rise, it is time to shelve the coats and boots and dust off the grill.
There are always ants at a picnic. While you can see ants and avoid them, it's not always possible to see, taste or smell dangerous bacteria that may cause illness if food is mishandled.
Cattle feeders in the U.S. are coping with reduced herds and high corn costs in part by increasing their use of growth-inducing drugs designed to bulk up animals, get more pounds of beef from each carcass and circumvent the drought's withering effects on the food cycle.
Back-ups at U.S. ports and U.S.-Mexican border crossings are projected to grow worse as governmental agencies grapple with continued staffing shortages, import volumes increase and looming food safety regulations that likely will increase inspections.
At least 25 Minnesotans have been sickened with salmonellosis linked to eating a raw Mexican-style cheese, queso fresco, state health officials said Monday.
Food labs in the United States were found to produce high levels of inaccurate results in a retrospective study of nearly 40,000 proficiency test results over the past 14 years presented on May 20, 2013, at the 2013 General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology .
Farmer Phil Schmitt and his sons Matt and Phil Jr. loading boxes of cabbage onto a flatbed at the family's Riverhead farm in 2011.
In the past few weeks, you may have asked yourselves,"Why should I care about Raw Milk regulations? I don't drink raw milk." Does this concern Illinois citizens? In February, Gov.
The West Virginia University Randolph County Extension Service will host a ServSafe certification course and exam on May 29 and 30.