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2014-10-22 16:28:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As fall arrives, so do drives in the country and drinking fresh-squeezed juices and cider. Unfortunately, serious outbreaks of foodborne illness, also called food poisoning, have been traced to drinking fruit and vegetable juices and cider that have not been processed to kill harmful bacteria. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds consumers to read the label carefully on juice or cider products they...

2014-10-21 23:05:12

Animal health product manufacturer earns highest level of SQF quality certification after September audit Menomonie, Wis. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Global animal health company Vets Plus, Inc. has received SQF (Safe Quality Food) Code 7.2 Level 3 certification for manufacture of dietary supplements after a rigorous audit of the manufacturing facilities for food safety and quality management systems in September. This is the highest level of certification standards set by Safe Quality Food...

2014-10-17 08:25:39

BEIJING, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBPO, "China Biologic" or the "Company"), a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China, today announced that the Company has received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration (the "CFDA") for commercial manufacturing of human prothrombin complex concentrate ("PCC") at its Shandong Taibang facility. The CFDA inspected Shandong Taibang's new coagulation factor...

2014-10-16 23:01:07

There is a true army of organizations working together to guarantee our food supply is safe. On World Food Day, USP explores who they are and their roles. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Many people do not stop to think about the quality of the food they eat because there are safeguards in place to make sure our food is nutritious and free of harmful substances. There is an army behind food safety and the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is one among many organizations for which...

2014-10-16 20:30:09

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Packaging Machinery in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Aseptic Packaging Machinery, Blister Packaging Machinery, Bottles Cleaning/Drying Machinery, Bottling and Canning Machinery, Cartoning/Case Forming Machinery, Coding/Marking/Labeling Machinery, Flexible Packaging Machinery (Form-Fill-Seal Machinery, & Pouching Machinery), Laminating, Delaminating Machinery, Palletizing...

2014-10-16 16:30:38

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automated And Rapid Microbiological Tests in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Segments: Clinical Applications (Automated Identification & Susceptibility Systems, Automated Blood Culture Systems, Automated Tuberculosis Systems, Streptococcal Infection Rapid Tests, GC/Chlamydia Rapid Tests, & Other Automated & Rapid Microbiological Tests), and Non-Clinical Applications. The report...

2014-10-16 08:27:49

EAST LANSING, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MSU Product Center is pleased to announce the seventh annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Show to be held Wednesday, November 12(th) from 7:30AM - 4:00PM at the Lansing Center. "This is poised to be our biggest event yet in terms of the number of Michigan vendors participating in the Marketplace Trade Show and the caliber of industry experts that will be leading the educational sessions," states Matthew...

2014-10-15 16:29:32

OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue In most parts of the country, the fall harvest brings crops of fresh apples, fruit juices and ciders. These typically unpasteurized juice products are found at farmers' markets, local orchards, cider mills, roadside stands and juice bars, but they may also be available at local grocery stores and supermarkets. It is important to know that unpasteurized juices and ciders may be contaminated with harmful bacteria, parasites or viruses. Although...

2014-10-15 08:30:19

Awards Recognize and Promote Food Safety Best Practices ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sani Professional, the food safety division of Professional Disposables International (PDI), and the Sani Professional Food Safety Advisory Council (SPFSAC) are proud to announce The Sani Awards(TM) award program. The Sani Awards(TM) award program celebrates innovation and excellence in food safety within the foodservice industry. These awards recognize and promote best practices...

2014-10-15 08:29:51

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program (BAP) is pleased to announce the addition of John H. Cardellina II, PhD, as Chief Technical Consultant and Associate Editor of the BAP. Dr. Cardellina is a renowned, highly respected natural products and botanicals expert. He most recently worked in research and development at McCormick & Co., Inc., where he conducted research on spice and herb quality and the development of new...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.