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AMA calls for tougher rules on antibiotic use in food animals

July 1, 2014
The U.S. government should take action to prevent the use of antibiotics in food animals used to promote growth because the practice contributes to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to the American Medical Association.
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Student develops more energy efficient process for emulsion production

June 11, 2014
A more energy efficient process for emulsion production, with applications in the food industry and beyond, developed by a postdoctoral student in Birmingham, UK, has been recognized by the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE).
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CDC: Salmonella rates drop, Campylobacter infections on the rise

May 2, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published its annual report on the progress made in attempts to reduce foodborne diseases in 2013.
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FDA presents new draft rule on safe food transportation

February 11, 2014
The proposal is the seventh and final key rule that forms the backbone of the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Total Inline Solution for Metal Control

October 3, 2013
Designed for use in gravity-feed pipes to monitor for metal contaminants in continuous-flowing granules or powders such as sugar, flour, corn meal, or spices, the Pro-Tector’s integrated drawer magnet provides maximum magnetic separation of contaminants.
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30% of global food production is wasted, UN study shows

September 16, 2013
As much as one-third of the total amount of food produced worldwide is wasted, costing the global economy about $750 billion on an annual basis, a new UN Food and Agriculture Organization report claims.
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Multi-facet characterization quantifies humidity’s impact on food powders

What you need to know when developing a moisture-control strategy
September 6, 2013
For many dry foodstuffs the ingress of even small quantities of water can compromise product performance. Granular foods — such as instant coffee, sugars and gravy granules — can all change, with the uptake of water, from relatively free-flowing, easily manageable powders to a far less desirable clumped or even solid mass. Knowing when — and to what extent — to control moisture depends in the first instance on understanding how a powder responds to humidity.
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Study links soft drinks to behavioral problems in children

September 3, 2013
A joint study carried out by researchers at Columbia University, the University of Vermont and the Harvard School of Public Health, has suggested a link between behavioral problems in five-year-old children and soft drink consumption.
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Oregon governor signs off on canola ban for Willamette Valley

August 16, 2013
Oregon farmers and the public are celebrating a major victory after Gov. John Kitzhaber signed the HB 2427 bill into law on Wednesday.
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Trident Seafoods to invest $41 million in Georgia plant

August 16, 2013
The Seattle-based company, which is North America's biggest seafood harvester and processor, said on Wednesday that it would open a plant in Carrollton, bringing 175 jobs to the people of Carroll County.
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