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Posts tagged food safety

February 1, 2019

 

General Mills Recalls Flour After Salmonella Test

General Mills has recalled all 5-pound bags of Gold Medal unbleached flour after detecting Salmonella in a sample.

January 14, 2019

 

Don’t Panic: The Government Shutdown Isn’t Making Food Unsafe

The Food and Drug Administration is inspecting less food these days, thanks to the shutdown. And while that has raised questions about food safety, the food business is largely carrying on as usual.

December 21, 2018

 

Full-time Cookie Baking, Festive Foods And Poetry

This time of year, some of us pull out our favorite cookie recipes and show off our baking skills with homemade gifts for family and friends. But would you ever consider going professional? Earth Eats talks to someone who took her cookie baking to the next level.

December 21, 2018

 

China Stepping Up Rural Food Safety

Chinese law enforcement is getting involved with food standards.

August 24, 2018

 

Michigan Resumes State Prison Food Service After Private Companies Fail

Michigan’s five-year experiment to privatize prison food services lowered food quality and safety, sparked riots and cost the state millions of dollars.

August 10, 2018

 

Food Recalls Abound This Summer, But Experts Say That’s A Good Thing

No need to be alarmed, the increase in food recalls could be the result of better reporting.

June 13, 2018

 

Preserving Grape Leaves

You use them to make Dolmas, but have you ever thought of harvesting and preserving your own? Here's how it's done.

September 15, 2017

 

FDA: Do Not Eat Contaminated Produce After Irma

The FDA is warning people in flood zones to stay away from produce touched by flood waters as damage estimates in Florida take shape.

August 10, 2017

 

Officials Point Fingers Amid Egg Contamination Scare

Millions of eggs have been recalled in European countries afraid they've been contaminated with insecticide. Who is to blame, though?

May 17, 2017

 

Chinese Chicken Is Headed To U.S. But It’s Really About Beef

The U.S. has given the green light for China to send cooked poultry to America. It's part of a trade deal that opens China's huge market to U.S. beef producers.

March 27, 2017

 

Brazil Beef Industry’s Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Week

It started on March 17 with raids on two meatpacking plants in Brazil. The country’s biggest beef companies stood accused of egregious food safety violations.

March 24, 2017

 

U.S. Can’t Really Know If Farmers Cutting Back On Antibiotics

New FDA rules limit how farmers can give antibiotics to animals raised for meat. But a report says FDA doesn't collect data to know if that policy is working.

February 16, 2017

 

‘Sell By’ Labels May Have Reached Their Expiration Date

Those "expiration" labels on packaged food may dupe consumers into throwing good food in the trash. Two major food industry associations are proposing reforms.

February 8, 2017

 

Microfibers Are Migrating Into Field And Food

Fleece jackets have transformed our experience of the outdoors. But little, tiny synthetic fibers that fleece is made of could also be ending up in our diets.

January 26, 2017

 

China’s Newest Food Safety Method: Robot Chicken Nannies

Eighteen humanoid robots monitor 3 million Charoen Pokphand Group chickens for signs of food-borne illnesses and bird flu.

January 26, 2017

 

Non-Browning GMO Apple To Hit Grocery Shelves Next Month

The world’s first non-browning genetically modified apple, called the Arctic Apple, is set to debut in select Midwestern grocery stores as early as Feb. 1.

July 14, 2016

 

As Bagged Salad Kits Boom, Americans Eat More Greens

Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good?

July 11, 2016

 

New Genetically Modified Crops Push Old Regulations

The last time government agencies updated biotech regulations was 1992. Today a wave of new discoveries is breaking out of the old regulatory framework.

June 28, 2016

 

What A Slaughterhouse Looks Like From The Inside

While touring JBS Marshalltown Pork Plant, reporters were forbidden from taking photos, making audio recordings or quoting the company without permission.

May 26, 2016

 

Food Recalls Expand Amid Listeria Outbreak

Another outbreak of listeria has caused a recall to expand to include 360 frozen foods under more than 42 brand names.

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