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2009-03-31 14:30:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the nation's leading independent research institutes is expanding in Kansas as the region's scientific assets align to support the critical mission of protecting the American food supply and to develop urgently needed bioenergy solutions. Officials at Midwest Research Institute (MRI) announced today that they are expanding MRI's existing operations by establishing a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute that will be named...

2009-02-25 14:02:00

Agriculture and Health Secretaries to Chair Advisory Council HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To provide better oversight of Pennsylvania's food supply from the field to the dinner table, Governor Edward G.

2009-02-24 16:25:59

Fewer than one in four consumers now believe the US food supply is safer than it was a year ago.

2008-09-28 12:00:33

By Dr. Brian Moench Smoldering greed ignited by deregulation has brought our "capitalism on steroids" to the brink of a near-death experience. But this economic formula has worldwide consequences that go far beyond our pocketbooks.

2008-09-26 03:00:25

By Anonymous The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Food Protection Plan Progress Report, released on July 2, 2008, in conjunction with the Interagency Working Group on Import Safety Action Plan Update, shows significant areas of activity to further improve the safety of America's food supply since unveiling its Food Protection Plan in November 2007.

2008-09-19 15:00:37

By Anonymous We go to the grocery store and we assume the shelves will be fully stocked, the freezers overflowing with choices of food. Increases in the cost of some of our favorite foods recently have revealed just how vulnerable we are to changes in the food supply.

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2008-09-02 15:45:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that food products from cloned animals may have already become a part of the U.S. food supply.

2008-08-05 09:00:58

By Laura Hancock Deseret News A new survey for the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food has found that food supply safety is one of the most important among six major issues.

2008-07-13 03:00:19

FDA probe highlights problems with food safety in U.S. The federal government's maddening inability to get to the bottom of the current salmonella outbreak that has sickened 1,017 people - including nine in California - would be easy to mock.

2008-07-10 09:01:02

From wire reports The Food and Drug Administration's inability to identify the source of a salmonella contamination that has sickened more than 1,000 people in 41 states shows that the 2002 Bioterrorism Act's provisions to protect the nation's food supply are inadequate when it comes to quickly tracing contamination to fresh produce, some food safety experts say.


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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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