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2 hrs ago |

Food Safety Inspectors Conduct Recall Effectiveness Checks on Kraft Singles American Cheese

Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety Inspectors are conducting recall effectiveness checks on select varieties of regular Kraft American Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

3 hrs ago | Perfumer & Flavorist

Institute of Food Technologists Names Mary Ellen Camire as President

Effective Sept. 1, the Institute of Food Technologists has named Mary Ellen Camire as president, succeeding Janet Collins, IFT's 2013-2014 president.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Agriculture, Science

7 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Infant feeding habits may predict eating behaviors in later life

A follow-up study of children previously included in the Infant Feeding Practices Study II expands the evidence on the long-term effects of infant nutrition.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

10 hrs ago | Ag Professional

Vietnam grants licenses to four GM corn varieties

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for the first time has granted licenses to four genetically-modified corn varieties to be used for both human consumption and animal feed.


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

10 hrs ago |

Execs on trial for tainted peanut butter

It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.


Related Topix: Blakely, GA, Early County, GA, Opinion

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Food Quality News

Irradiation backed as study reveals food safety practice concerns

An expert in consumer behavior and food science has backed the use of irradiation after a study found consumers do not follow recommended food safety practices in preparing meals at home.


Related Topix: UC Davis, Davis, CA, Food and Drug Administration, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Energy drinks linked to serious heart problems

Energy drinks can cause dangerous heart problems and even death, according to research presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress on Aug. 31. French researchers said the cardiovascular problems associated with energy drinks include angina , heart attack , cardiac arrhythmia and sudden death.

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Related Topix: Cardiology, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Food Technology

China's 'willingness to engage' praised by US health food promoter

Chinese regulators' have been hailed by an American industry representative for showing great "openness" following a multipartite discussion on the country's new draft food safety law.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

China Daily

Do expats need pollution hazard pay?

As the smog problem in Beijing continues, though less intense than last winter, companies like Coca Cola China are offering "pollution hazard pay" to expatriates in the city.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Food and Drug Administration, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Chemical Online

Dow Microbial Control Forges Commercial Agreement With Xgenex For...

Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company , has entered into a commercial agreement with food safety innovation company Xgenex LLC , for the U.S. sales of Dow Advanced Oxidation System Certified Whole Room Sanitization for food processing and packaging environments.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, The Dow Company, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Organic Food, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

The Times-Tribune

Follow tested and safe procedures when making any pickled product

One of the most popular foods which home canners preserve is pickles. While they are relatively easy to preserve, they do require following important steps to ensure food safety and a quality product.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Recipes, Agriculture, Science, Scranton, PA

Kraft Foods recalls nearly 8,000 cases of American cheese slices

According to CBS News on Friday, Kraft Foods Group has voluntarily recalled close to 8,000 cases of cheese .


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

Great Bend Tribune

National Food Safety Month Starts NOW

The past 20 years September has been designated as National Food Safety Month. Often times I devote a column or two and offer training related to this important subject during September and this year is no exception.


Related Topix: Kansas

The Columbus Dispatch

Safety, access fuel raw-milk debate

Vehicles regularly rumble down a long gravel drive to the dairy farm. Day in and day out, the drivers enter the milk house and fill their glass jars from a 1,000-gallon tank.


Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Agriculture, Science, E. Coli, Health

KUGN-AM Eugene

Kraft Recalls 8,000 Cases of American Singles Cheese Slices

The company says a supplier did not store an ingredient according to the company's temperature standards which could lead to premature spoilage and food borne illness.


Sat Aug 30, 2014


Humboldt County supervisors to support meat processing company eyed by feds

At its Tuesday meeting, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is set to approve a letter of support for the county's only federally certified meat processing facility, which is recovering from two recent suspensions.


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

San Pedro Sun

Food borne disease cost Belize $6.2 million annually

The effects of Acute Gastroenteritis Illnesses commonly referred to as the stomach flu and other food-borne diseases cost the public health sector an estimated $6.2 million annually.


The Medina Gazette

Local restaurants, food providers recognized for cleanliness

Fifteen local food service operations, including seven school cafeterias, received Excellence Awards from the Medina County Health Department as acknowledgement of their infraction-free inspection reports and service, sanitation, and safety efforts.


WGAL-TV Lancaster

Execs on trial for tainted peanut butter

It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.


Related Topix: Blakely, GA, Early County, GA, Autos


'It killed my mother'

Jeff Almer breaks down after testifying before Congress about his mother Shirley, who died in late 2008 after eating salmonella-laced peanut butter with her toast.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA


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