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FDA New Rules Imported Foods
2013-07-26 13:11:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing new safety rules for food importers to meet the same safety standards as US Food producers. According to the FDA, about 50 percent of the fresh fruits and 20 percent of the fresh vegetables consumed by Americans are imported. In total about 150 different countries account for 15 percent of the US food supply. The new proposals are part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)...

2013-03-26 23:03:59

After more than a year in development, Food Sentry has launched its subscriber-based web service (http://www.foodsentry.org) to help members identify and avoid foreign and domestic food risks. (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 After more than a year in development, Food Sentry has launched its subscriber-based web service (http://www.foodsentry.org) to help members identify and avoid foreign and domestic food risks. According to a 2013 report by the FDA, over 15% of the food consumed in the United...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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