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2014-10-10 12:24:44

OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Many Canadians enjoy eating leftovers from family dinners and from dining out as a time-saving and budget-friendly meal. It is important to remember that leftovers need to be properly handled to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness. It's estimated that there are approximately 4 million cases of food-related illnesses in Canada every year. Many of these illnesses could be prevented by following proper food handling and preparation techniques. Here are some...

2014-10-07 12:21:55

LONDON, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing you the best solutions for your temperature-controlled shipping and distribution On October 28th - 30th, Cold Chain IQ will be holding their first Cold Chain Open House - a series of temperature controlled shipping and distribution case studies presented via their interactive online platform. Similar to a real estate Open House, anyone can come and browse the latest services and solutions available from some of the...

2014-10-06 16:27:24

OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue It is a tradition in many Canadian homes to serve poultry (turkey, chicken and duck) at Thanksgiving. However, if poultry isn't prepared, cooked or stored properly, you and your family could be in danger of getting food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness). While cooking poultry to the proper internal temperature kills harmful bacteria in the food, it doesn't help control bacteria that may have spread around your kitchen while the food was being...

2014-10-06 08:23:33

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, has announced that two leaders of its Spherix Consulting affiliate, A. Wallace Hayes, Ph.D., senior science advisor, and Claire Kruger, Ph.D., president, served as editors for the sixth edition of the influential...

2014-10-03 16:21:20

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) responded last week to a legal petition from 20 farm, consumer, and environmental groups by reinstating some authorities of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), while continuing to limit the Board's advisory authority. The NOSB was established by Congress in 1990 to operate as a permanent independent authority. In May of this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

Research On Meat Species In Pet Foods Shows Not All Brands Follow Regulations
2014-10-02 03:54:37

By Sheri Ledbetter, Chapman University Researchers in Chapman University’s Food Science Program have just published a study on pet food mislabeling. The study focused on commercial pet foods marketed for dogs and cats to identify meat species present as well as any instances of mislabeling. Of the 52 products tested, 31 were labeled correctly, 20 were potentially mislabeled, and one contained a non-specific meat ingredient that could not be verified. “Although regulations exist for...

2014-10-01 12:31:46

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that, effective Sept. 30, it has acquired all the outstanding stock of BioLumix, Inc., an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based manufacturer and marketer of automated systems for the detection of microbial contaminants. The BioLumix business will be consolidated with Neogen's closely related Soleris(®) technology, which is widely used for the detection of spoilage organisms in several food industries, as...

2014-09-30 23:07:32

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Melamine Formaldehyde Market for Tableware, Laminates, Adhesives, Paints & Coatings, Sanitary Ware, Electricals & Household Appliances and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Melamine resin or Melamine formaldehyde is an organic, heterocyclic compound made from polymerizing...

2014-09-30 16:28:05

Thermal packaging leader introduces three new extended duration shipping solutions HOLLISTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), the leading global provider of temperature-controlled packaging solutions announces new offerings to its KoolTemp® GTS pre-qualified line of shipping systems, the industry's largest and most advanced family of thermal packaging. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149405 The KoolTemp® GTS Extreme...

2014-09-24 23:06:14

Best practices presentations reveal food industry shift towards coaching for improved company culture. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Alchemy a food industry leader for services and technology to enhance the global workforce saw great success with their annual User Group, which took place at the Hilton Austin Downtown September 9-11. The event included breakout sessions hosted by Alchemy customers including companies like National Beef, Maple Leaf Foods, and Dawn Foods...


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