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  1. China tops RASFF notifications by country of originRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Food Quality News

    China topped the RASFF notifications by country of origin with 413 last year, followed by Turkey , India , Spain and USA . Migration of chromium in food contact materials and aflatoxins in nuts, nut products and seeds are other examples, according to the RASFF 2014 annual report .

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  2. Food pantries find education, support in unprecedented programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Community food pantry workers across Western North Carolina will have the opportunity this summer to participate in a groundbreaking program: a low-cost school aimed at increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations. "We haven't really seen a collective effort from all the resources in a community to provide a single point of training that is very, very specifically focused on food pantries in that region," says Emily Edmonds, who is in her fourth year of directing the WNC Food Policy Council .

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  3. New food label guidelines issued by FDA go into effectRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    New food label guidelines issued by the nation's Food and Drug Administration went into effect yesterday, targeting food products including trans-fatty acids, sugar, potential allergens and genetically modified foods. As diet becomes increasingly westernized in Taiwan, exposure to processed foods and the consumption of foods containing trans-fatty acids have also risen.

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  4. China tops RASFF notifications by country of originRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Food Technology

    China topped the RASFF notifications by country of origin with 413 last year, followed by Turkey , India , Spain and USA . Migration of chromium in food contact materials and aflatoxins in nuts, nut products and seeds are other examples, according to the RASFF 2014 annual report .

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  5. Ron Simon & Associates Files Another Salmonella Lawsuit Against Boise Co-OpRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    The firms have now filed suits on behalf of three victims of the outbreak. the next day only to be sick throughout his vacation.

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  6. The Litchfield Fund Announces Investment in Harvest SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Market Wire

    The Litchfield Fund recently announced the completion of an equity investment in Atlanta-based Harvest Soul Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fresh Promise Foods, Inc. . Litchfield is a family-owned joint venture making equity and venture capital investments in the natural and organic food and health industry.

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  7. ServSafe Training and Certification ExamRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Courier Herald

    Georgia law requires at least one food service manager on staff to have successfully completed a food safety training program and passed an ANSI-CFP exam.

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  8. Letter grades for restaurants mark fifth anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SILive.com

    Meals served in New York City restaurants are safer than ever thanks to the letter-grade system of official inspections, according to the Health Department Five years ago, it was no wonder that many New York City restaurants found the debut of the Health Department's letter grading system more than a little hard to swallow. The city's new process of posting sanitary inspection scores, which began in July 2010, became mired in controversy over whether the flawed nitpicky system was geared more to producing revenue than insuring food safety.

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  9. DIC Strengthens Its Position as the Global Leader for Natural Blue...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Newly completed state-of-the-art plant in the U.S. delivers wholly integrated production and extraction of Spirulina, ensuring world-class safety, quality and peace of mind. DIC estimates that the global market for natural blue food coloring will double between now and 2018, by which time it also expects the DIC Group's share of this market to expand to 50% from 20% at present.

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  10. Sorting the good from the bad: A smart investment in food safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National Provisioner

    Data revealing aflatoxins to be the biggest cause of food-related recalls demonstrates the important role effective sorting and quality analysis systems can play in boosting food safety on the production line, says TOMRA Sorting Food. The first quarter European Recall & Notification Index, produced by Stericycle Expert Solutions, found that aflatoxins a fungal toxin that contaminates crops - were behind 21 percent of all food recalls, followed by salmonella, pesticides/fungicides, metal fragments, chemicals, listeria, insects and E. Coli.

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  11. How Trans Fat Removal Will Affect Food IndustryRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    A recent ban on trans fats may have you looking a little closer at the foods you buy, but a Kansas State University food scientist points out you might not find what you're looking for on the label. In June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it will remove artificial trans fat from the food supply, a step expected to reduce coronary heart disease and prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year.

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  12. Blue Bell's Listeria Problem Is a Sticky MessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

    As he pulled out of Brenham's Blue Bell factory without any ice cream in the back of his delivery truck in April, Tim Smith couldn't shake the feeling he was forgetting something. After almost a decade of delivering ice cream for Blue Bell, Smith had been sent out by his employer to bring it back.

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  13. Fish poisoning rates in Florida underestimated, study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Researchers have discovered that the number of people poisoned in Florida every year by a dangerous food-borne toxin carried by reef fish may be significantly underreported in public health records. Prevalence of the poisoning in the state was previously estimated to be 0.2 cases per 100,000 people.

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  14. Made in India Maggi safe to eat: UK regulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Nestle India currently exports Maggi noodles to Canada, UK, Singapore and Kenya and to third parties in the US, Australia and New Zealand. LONDON: UK's food regulator, Food Standards Agency , on Wednesday gave a clean chit to Nestle's Maggi, saying levels of lead in the noodles made in India are well within the EU permissible levels.

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  15. Scientist Union's Talks Stall Over PayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Slashdot

    HughPickens.com writes: The Sacramento Bee reports that the labor contract between California's state government and the 2,800 employees represented by the California Association of Professional Scientists expired this week, spotlighting yet again the long-running feud over whether the tiny union's members should earn as much as their peers in federal and local governments and private industry. "It's a challenge to keep people motivated," says Rita Hypnarowski.

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  16. Safety Tips Will Help During Holiday And Summer PicnicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department wants to increase awareness of food safety as people enjoy summer and holiday picnics. A few extra food precautions can help keep your Fourth of July from turning red, white and ew.

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  17. Health Ministry debuts food safety videoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ANSA.it

    Milan, July 1 - Italy's Ministry of Health, together with the World Health Organization, released a video on Youtube Wednesday with information about food safety in five key points, ahead of an international event on food safety to take place at Expo on July 9-10.

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  18. Picture perfect GMO fruit can reduce food wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Pizza Marketplace

    The food processing and restaurant industries are quick to sing the praises of innovation, but slow to implement the processes and teams that can generate new food and product innovation. I have long criticized the restaurant industry for adding the word "innovation" to business cards and mounting it on R&D center entryways, but delivering only incremental line extension.

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  19. 40-year-old' meat being sold across China : July 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Times

    BEIJING China has found itself embroiled in another food safety scandal after authorities discovered 100,000 tons of smuggled frozen meat some of which was over 40 years old and had begun to thaw apparently destined for sale and consumption. "I nearly threw up when I opened the door," an inspector said of the aging meat's overwhelming stench.

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  20. Arizona lab joins federal food supply testing networkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KTAR

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated an Arizona laboratory as part of a federal network of labs that tests food for potential dangers. The Arizona State Public Health Laboratory in Phoenix, which is part of the Arizona Department of Health Services, is now the state's only Level 1 lab in the USDA's Food Emergency Response Network.

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