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Articles Tagged with ''food safety''

Tests show horse DNA in spaghetti bolognese meatballs

February 13, 2013
British supermarket chain Tesco said on Monday that the tests it had carried out on its own-brand frozen spaghetti bolognese products, which were pulled from store shelves last Wednesday, were positive for horse DNA.
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FDA issues warning letter to cheese manufacturer

February 8, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Gioia Cheese Company, Inc., headquartered in South El Monte, Calif., after inspectors tested samples from its production facility and found they were contaminated with listeria.
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Soy processor Green Hope to halt operations over food safety breaches

February 6, 2013
U.S. organic soy processing firm Green Hope LLC has agreed to a consent decree of permanent injunction after several inspections by regulators found food safety violations at its plant.
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Food-safety Compliant Globe Valves

February 4, 2013

GEMÜ 505/555 pure steam valves are ideal for use in food and beverage plants.


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National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods restarts food safety work

January 31, 2013
The committee is charged with providing recommendations on microbiological criteria that indicate whether foods have been adequately and appropriately processed.
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Food processing companies face stricter regulations under Food Safety Modernization Act

January 31, 2013
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which aims to improve food safety regulations and prevent foodborne illnesses, applies both to domestic and imported production and covers farmers and food processing companies.
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Chinese poultry farmers involved in drug scandal

January 18, 2013
Concerns have been raised over the safety of poultry meat being produced in China that farmers in Shandong Province have been using alarmingly high doses of illegal growth hormones to speed up the growth of their chickens.
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Canadian frozen beef burgers recalled over E.coli threat

January 2, 2013
Concerns over possible disease outbreak caused by E.coli found in frozen burgers in Canada have prompted an extensive investigation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and a recall of products.
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DNA amplification, bioluminescence and safety in food processing

June 4, 2012

It is estimated that there are as many as two million to four million cases of salmonellosis every year in the U.S. alone. Indications are that combating this and other pathogens is going to take food processors — if they aren’t already there — into the world of molecular biology.


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