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2011-08-12 00:00:28

A consortium of community advocates, political leaders and farmers launched SAFE: "Save America's Food and Economy" - saveamericasfood.org - to protect farms and agriculture from the impact of H.R. 2164, otherwise known as the "Legal Workforce Act." Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Advocates say H.R. 2164 immigration bill will hurt U.S. economy, farms and food supply. A consortium of community advocates, political leaders and farmers launched SAFE: "Save America's Food and Economy" -...

2011-06-07 00:00:33

NCBRT Offers Emergency Training for First Responders Baton Rouge (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT), a member of the Food and Agriculture Protection Training Consortium (FAPTC), is offering DHS-certified and sponsored training at no direct cost to state and local food emergency responders. The NCBRT specifically designed "A Coordinated Response to Food Emergencies: Practice and Execution" course to have an impact on limiting the...

2011-06-04 00:00:30

An outbreak of a dangerous strain of Escherichia coli bacteria in Germany has already killed 15 people and made 1,000 more ill. "Every expert says there is no immediate risk to the U.S. food supply, which is great news. But consumers wanting to remain aware of any new developments can take some additional steps to ease their fears," said Angela Paymard, Chairwoman of N2N Global. N2N Global, based in Orlando, Fla. provides operations, compliance, and food safety solutions for food companies...

2011-06-02 00:00:29

Mothers hoping to protect their children's food and ensuring their family's food safety by utilizing "numbering codes" on product bags or packages should beware: This may not be accomplishing what they think. Orland, Fla (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 An outbreak of a dangerous strain of Escherichia coli bacteria in Germany has already killed 15 people and made 1,000 more ill. Early evidence by German researchers linked the outbreak to cucumbers imported from farms in Spain, a claim officials in...

2011-05-12 00:00:48

Special "Food Shock" report released by OffTheGridNews.net details the dangers associated with our food supply and what can be done on an individual level to protect our health and well-being Thomson, IL (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 According to an article published by The Orange County Register on May 4, 2011 the FDA has announced that they will be taking a more aggressive approach in preventing contaminated food from entering the United States. Operating under a new set of rules that will allow...

2011-05-05 00:00:29

Genetically Engineered Food News, a group focusing on genetically engineered and genetically modified foods, launches a website dedicated to informing consumers of the possible dangers and effects of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) on the world's food supply. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Genetically Engineered Food News, a group focusing on genetically engineered and genetically modified foods, launches a website dedicated to informing consumers of the possible dangers and effects...

2011-03-22 00:00:29

While every expert says that there is no immediate risk to the U.S. food supply, which is great news, there are steps consumers can take to ease their fears, says Angela Paymard, Chairwoman, N2N Global N2N provides operations, compliance, and food safety solutions for food companies which helps ensure the world's food supply operates more effectively and efficiently. Better and more efficient operations translates to a higher quality of food in the supply chain. Paymard works with food...

2011-02-21 20:40:04

Unless action taken, the world's food supply could be endangered by climate change Climate change is already having an effect on the safety of the world's food supplies and unless action is taken it's only going to get worse, a Michigan State University professor told a symposium at this year's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Ewen Todd, an MSU professor of advertising, public relations and retailing, organized a session titled "How Climate Change Affects...

2010-12-21 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shelley A. Hearne, managing director of the Pew Health Group, issued the following statement commending the passage of food safety legislation: "Congress should be applauded for approving historic food safety legislation that will provide the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with improved authorities to oversee the safety of the nation's food supply and prevent foodborne illness. This reform is the first major update to the law in...

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2010-06-08 11:01:43

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's abilities to discover potential threats to food safety and prevent outbreaks of foodborne illness are hampered by impediments to efficient use of its limited resources and a piecemeal approach to gathering and using information on risks, says a new report by the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council. To more proactively tackle food safety problems, FDA should implement a risk-based approach in which data and expertise are marshaled to...


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2009-04-28 21:10:26

The Plodia interpunctella or Indianmeal moth is a member of the Pyralidae family and occasionally referred to as the North American High-Flyer. The larvae are also called waxworms that feed on dry grains and cereals. The females of the species can lay any where from 60 to 400 eggs in her lifetime. She will do so where there is a good food supply for the larvae. Each egg is less than 0.02 inches in diameter and tends not adhere well to the surface on which it is laid. The eggs will...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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