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2014-01-08 16:27:01

USDA cost-cutting plan would turn over inspections to poultry processors, increase risk of foodborne illnesses WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees has joined with food and worker safety groups in calling on Congress to reject a budget proposal from USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to implement a new poultry inspection system during FY 2014. AFGE and the other groups also are urging Congress to restore...

2014-01-07 23:20:50

New Probiotic monograph and a standard to authenticate skim milk powder lead proposals for the Food Chemicals Codex, First Supplement to the Ninth Edition. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is proposing new monographs and introducing a new standard for authentication of skim milk powder to be included in its Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), First Supplement to the Ninth Edition. Manufacturers and other parties are encouraged to comment on proposed...

2014-01-06 08:28:39

SafetyChain offers free whitepaper - "The ROI of Food Safety & Quality Assurance Technology" - offering insight as to how Food Safety & Quality Assurance automation creates operational and compliance efficiencies while saving time and money SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafetyChain Software - innovators of realtime safety chain management solutions that automate, streamline and improve food safety and quality assurance (FSQA) while promoting regulatory, GFSI and customer...

2013-12-30 12:21:49

WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FDA & USDA announced today they have approved SALMONELEX as a "GRAS" (Generally Recognized as Safe) food processing aid against Salmonella. The new product consists of natural phages against Salmonella and is produced by Micreos of The Netherlands. The company confirms that industrial scale projects with US poultry processors will start in January 2014. According to a report published in December 2013 by...

2013-12-26 23:01:48

Earlier this year, Wal-Mart’s produce suppliers were notified about the upcoming mandatory compliance for produce traceability labeling. Brookfield, Wisconsin (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Starting January 1st 2014, any items arriving without the correct labeling will be rejected. All fresh produce delivered to a Wal-Mart (or Sam’s Club) distribution center has to be labeled with a case label that meets the PTI standard. NiceLabel has developed a free, easy-to-use online PTI label...

2013-12-24 23:02:30

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast (2013-2018)." Visit:http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-healthcare-cold-chain-logistics-market-report-and-forecast-2013-2018. (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast (2013-2018) Driven by a strong growth in the sales of temperature sensitive healthcare products, the...

Federal Regulators Need More Control On Salmonella Fight: Pew Report
2013-12-20 11:32:59

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An ongoing salmonella outbreak that has been linked to a California chicken producer highlights the need for more action to be taken by federal regulators to step up food safety rules and regulations to protect American consumers. Foster Farms, the sixth-largest chicken producer in the US, is behind a string of salmonella outbreaks that has so far sickened more than 500 people in 29 states since 2012. The latest outbreak, which...

2013-12-18 23:25:23

A new report from Strategic Consulting, Inc. details the growing trend in food companies to send quality and safety testing offsite to third party contract testing laboratories. The volume of food testing conducted at contract labs is growing at a faster rate than the total food testing market, and is expected to continue to do so over the next five years. Woodstock, VT (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 According to a new market report from Strategic Consulting, Inc. (SCI), food companies around...

2013-12-17 23:29:26

A new agreement between Marshfield Food Safety, LLC, and PathoGenetix, Inc., provides for independent testing of the RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System for use in pathogen confirmation and identification for food industry applications. Woburn, MA and Marshfield, WI (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 PathoGenetix, Inc., a developer of an automated system for bacterial strain typing, and Marshfield Food Safety, LLC, a full service microbiology and chemistry contract testing laboratory, have...

2013-12-17 23:01:30

NSF International survey reveals kitchen pet peeves during the holidays and offers tips to protect your guests. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Americans seem to have a bit of a double standard regarding food preparation and safety, according to a survey by NSF International, a global public health and safety organization. NSF International’s 2013 Kitchen Pet Peeve Survey found that four out of five Americans (82 percent) have made at least one food safety mistake when cooking...


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