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2010-06-08 11:01:43

The US 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.

2010-05-25 07:45:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Animal Health today announced its acquisition of Microtek International, Inc., a recognized innovator in aquaculture vaccines, R&D and healthcare diagnostic services.

2010-03-12 08:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Their numbers are dwindling at such a rate that our food supply may be in jeopardy - and that decline may continue as their educational debt continues to rise. These are just two of the challenges facing food animal veterinary medicine, one of the bulwarks of our food safety system. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), as part of its ongoing effort to bolster the number of food animal veterinarians in the United States,...

2009-12-08 09:14:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Financial Times will launch a special report on 'Business & Food Sustainability' to be published in all global editions of the FT on Wednesday 27th January 2010.

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2009-10-23 06:55:00

A Senate bill to overhaul food safety and expand FDA oversight needs to be more aggressive and include more funding and authority, the head of the agency told lawmakers Thursday.

2009-09-08 12:55:35

Among likely voters surveyed across the nation, about 9 in 10 support the federal government adopting additional food safety measures, and 64 percent believe that imported foods are often or sometimes unsafe, according to a new Pew-commissioned poll by the bipartisan team of Hart Research and Public Opinion Strategies.

2009-08-26 12:30:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Foodservice today welcomed the executive board of the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) to its headquarters where the group held its final board meeting prior to the 2010 Biennial Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island.

2009-04-29 16:22:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's chief agriculture and human health officials discussed foodborne threats and opportunities to improve national and state food safety initiatives at the first meeting of the Governor's Food Safety Council today in Harrisburg.

2009-04-22 16:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's chief agriculture and human health officials discussed foodborne threats and opportunities to improve national and state food safety initiatives at the first meeting of the Governor's Food Safety Council today in Harrisburg.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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