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Articles Tagged with ''food safety''

CDC: Listeria kills one of five affected

June 7, 2013
As many as 90 percent of the people affected by the foodborne disease are elderly, pregnant women, newborns or have weakened immune systems, the CDC said.
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Food processors should take public opinion into account when using processing aids, expert claims

June 4, 2013
Processing aids are very useful when eliminating E.coli from meat, poultry and other food products, but food companies should be aware of how consumers view chemicals.
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US meat and poultry producers join forces to reduce Listeria outbreaks

June 3, 2013
U.S. meat and poultry manufacturers and processors are committed to reducing the number of foodborne illnesses, especially listeriosis, according to the chief scientist at the American Meat Institute (AMI) Foundation.
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FDA launches software to boost food contamination protection

May 30, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching a new software tool that can help food production facilities prevent intentional food contamination.
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FDA launches software to boost food contamination protection

May 17, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching a new software tool that can help food production facilities prevent intentional food contamination.
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FDA issues warning about Brooklyn-based juice manufacturer

May 14, 2013
Carrot and beet juice products manufactured by the company may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause botulism.
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European hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen berries

May 9, 2013
The outbreak started in Denmark and spread to Finland, Norway and Sweden. At least 71 people have been affected so far.
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Rat meat sold as lamb, Chinese authorities discover

May 6, 2013
Chinese authorities have arrested 63 people involved in an operation that allegedly sold more than $1 million in rat, fox, mink and other meat as lamb.
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EPA, Tyson Foods settle chemical leak cases

April 22, 2013
Tyson Foods Inc. has reached an agreement that requires the company to pay a $3.95 million fine for incidents in which anhydrous ammonia leaks caused one fatality, a number of injuries and property damage.
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US foodborne illness outbreaks plummet 40%

April 15, 2013
Food safety has always been a top priority for the U.S. food manufacturing and processing industry and over the past decade many measures to improve standards and to implement best practices have been taken.
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