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DNA Testing For Seafood
2011-11-28 11:22:56

The US Food and Drug Administration (USDA) recently officially approved DNA barcoding for seafood in hopes of preventing the growing issue of the mislabeling, both locally produced and imported, into the United States.

Listeria Deaths Number 29 With 139 Infected From Cantaloupes
2011-11-03 09:23:16

The CDC said in its latest bulletin that the number of deaths linked to Colorado-grown cantaloupes tainted with listeria has risen to 29 and 139 people infected across 28 states.

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2011-08-26 05:45:50

The FDA has banned papaya’s from all of Mexico’s growing regions from entering the US due to an outbreak of salmonella.

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2011-08-25 09:27:14

The FDA has given approval for Allergan, the maker of Botox, to market the drug to treat a specific kind of overactive bladder condition.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.