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Heinz recalls Boston Market lasagna with recalled beef

March 10, 2008
According to Market Watch, Heinz, the Pittsburgh foods giant, recalled 40,000 cases of Boston Market lasagna with meat sauce because the product contained meat that was recalled by Hallmark/Westland Meat
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S&P May Downgrade Ecolab Ratings

March 7, 2008
The Associated Press reported recently that Standard & Poor''s Ratings Services said it may downgrade Ecolab Inc.''s ratings, after the food safety and infection prevention products company said it may
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Jury Orders $27M Award in Hormone Suit

March 7, 2008
A federal jury recently ordered Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Upjohn Co. to pay more than $27 million to a Little Rock woman who got breast cancer after taking hormone replacement therapy,
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Meatpacker Buys 2 US Rivals

March 7, 2008
A Brazilian meatpacker''s $1.1 billion bid to buy two large U.S. rivals lifted shares in other meat producers recently as investors viewed the deals as a way to give the
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Food Industry: Give FDA New Recall Power

March 3, 2008
With grocery stores pulling tons of tainted meat out of their freezers, a food industry spokesman urged Congress to radically strengthen food regulators'' powers, the Associated Press reported recently.The
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Group Says It Has Mapped Corn Genome

February 28, 2008
The Associated Press reported recently that scientists at universities and corporations are about to get a major leg up in their tireless -- and profitable -- effort to reinvent the
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FDA Inspects Watson Manufacturing Plant

February 25, 2008
The Associated Press reported that Watson Pharmaceuticals said recently federal regulators are inspecting a manufacturing site that has been under government scrutiny for several years.The Davie, Fla., facility has been
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Court Order on Ark. Chicken Waste Sought

February 25, 2008
More than a dozen Arkansas-based poultry companies have violated state and federal laws limiting the disposal of animal waste in the Illinois River watershed, argues Oklahoma''s attorney general.Oklahoma is requesting
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Stupak Calls for FDA Resignation

February 18, 2008
According to the Associated Press, a key House Democrat said recently that the head of the Food and Drug Administration should resign in the wake of a probe over an
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Huge beef recall stems from Calif. Plant

February 18, 2008
According to the Associated Press, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently ordered the recall of 143 million pounds of frozen beef from a California slaughterhouse, the subject of an animal-abuse
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