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Harvard Medical School Researchers Awarded Twitter Data Grant

As one of the inaugural recipients of a Twitter Data Grant, a team of researchers from Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital will study new methods of detecting outbreaks of foodborne illness.

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Related Topix: Twitter

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Vermont to Enact GMO Food-Labeling Law

The movement against genetically modified crops scored a signal victory Wednesday, as the Vermont legislature passed a bill that would make it the first state to require food makers to label products made with the technology.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Food and Drug Administration

NutraIngredients-USA

FDA names foods program veteran as acting director of Division of Dietary Supplement Programs

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that Mr William Correll will serve as Acting Director of its Division of Dietary Supplement Programs following the departure of Dr Daniel Fabricant to the Natural Products Association.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Life, Food, Nutrition, Marketing

The Huffington Post

Would You Like Salmonella With That? It's Time to Dump the 'Filthy Chicken Rule'

Imagine you go into work tomorrow and learn you have to produce 25 percent more work in the same amount of time, without any additional resources.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, OSHA

Politico

Food Freedom cause grows with help

Farmers should have the right to milk a cow and sell a gallon of that milk to their neighbors, argue libertarian supporters of the "food freedom" movement.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican

Xinhuanet

Government hopes expert panel can help strengthen New Zealand food safety

The New Zealand government is to set up an independent food safety advice group to recommend regulatory changes in the wake of last year's global recall of dairy products over a false botulism scare.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Food Production Daily

The plot sickens: More than 100 Food Safety Summit attendees fall ill

An investigation into foodborne illness during the recent Food Safety Summit has determined more than 100 attendees reported taking ill after the event.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland

WFNT-AM Burton

Put That Sandwich Down - USDA Announces Major Chicken-Breast Recall

If you or anyone in your family is on a restricted diet due to food allergies, you need to check your refrigerator.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

WDWB-TV Southfield

CDC Data Show Limited Progress in Reducing Foodborne Infections in 2013

The nation's food safety grades are out and the results are mixed. CDC's annual report card shows that foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the United States.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agriculture, Science, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

Medical Daily

The Foodborne Illness Problem: U.S. Food Safety Standards Still Don't Protect Against Bacteria

An "ordained minister" preaches from his Brooklyn, N.Y., subway train platform one morning not about salvation but safety - a grassroots health message concerning adolescent abuse of the dangerous K2 spice .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Schumer: 'Ridiculous' FDA plan hurts farmers, brewers

When I first heard about a proposed federal regulation for spent grain - what's left over after dry grains are soaked and cooked in beer brewing and some distilling - I was puzzled.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Beef, Food, Meat, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate

Examiner.com

Edible flowers are being studied for their health benefits

In this Holistic nutrition health video learn about the herbs that can't be used together as they can aggravate a condition and the different herbs that complement each other.

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Related Topix: Ginseng, Supplement, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Influenza, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

PR-inside.com

Europe food safety testing market: Leading players include SGS Sa, Bureau Veritas & Silliker

In 2012, Germany was the largest market for food safety testing and it is projected to be the fastest growing market in Europe.

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Related Topix: Health, E. Coli

Examiner.com

You have dirty money in your wallet

According to a new study, dirty money takes on a whole new meaning when examined for bacteria .

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Related Topix: New York University, Bhutan, World News, Asia

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ask a Cook: Does homemade mayonnaise keep as long?

Q: Recipes for homemade mayonnaise say you should use it within three days. I make my own and keep it as long as store-bought mayonnaise, sometimes for six weeks.

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Related Topix: Life, Recipes, Food

Packer

CDC food safety report shows little improvement

The overall number of illnesses caused by pathogens commonly transmitted by food remained unchanged in 2013 when compared to 2006 statistics reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CBS Local

Check Your Freezer: 24,000 Chicken Nuggets, Tenders Recalled

DETROIT before you heat up that chicken on the grill on one of the first nice weather days of the year - check this out.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Agriculture, Science

WBTV

Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Related Topix: Food Poisoning, Health, Activism, Marijuana, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, E. Coli

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Waukesha

Wixon's Female Food Technologists to Lead Workshops for Girls

Female food scientists from Wixon, a manufacturer of seasonings, flavors, and technologies for the food and beverage industry, will lead several interactive workshops during a day-long conference designed to peak girls' interest in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Molecular Gastronomy, Beverages, Waukesha, WI, Chemistry, Science

CBS Local

Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds Of Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs Over Ingredient Mix-Up

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, US News

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