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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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FDA to tighten control on painkillers

February 1, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering measures to make prescription drugs more difficult to access in a move to prevent overdoses associated with painkillers like OxyContin and Opana, which killed 16,000 people in 2010 alone.
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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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FDA issues warning letter over Salmonella outbreak

January 7, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter in relation to a Salmonella outbreak caused by cantaloupes produced on a farm in Indiana, which sickened 261 people and killed three.
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