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WTO ruling favors Canada, Mexico in COOL law dispute

Unsurprising to many in the food industry, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) compliance panel ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico on the country-of-origin labeling law (COOL law) dispute Monday, finding the amended COOL measures treated Canadian and Mexican livestock less favorable than those from the US.


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Lamb products produced without import inspection

Maryland producer E.&B.’s Natural Way is recalling approximately 27,948 pounds of raw lamb products because they were not presented at the border for USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) import inspection, according to the government agency.


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EPA approves herbicide for use on genetically modified crops

The EPA has approved the popular herbicide, Enlist Duo, for use in controlling weeds in corn and soybeans genetically engineered to tolerate 2,4-D and glyphosate.


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SunBurst Foods issues massive product recall for food safety

North Carolina-based SunBurst Foods has issued a voluntary recall of all of its SunBurst, Fresh Bites and private labeled products—more than 130 varieties in all—because the products have a potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.


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Minnesota meat and poultry producer recalls 62,000 pounds of product

Burnsville, MN-based Buddy’s Kitchen has issued a recall of approximately 62,488 pounds of meat and poultry breakfast products because of a possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).


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Ground beef recalled after complaints of metal fragments

Texas establishment Same Kane Beef Processors issued a recall for approximately 90,987 pounds of ground beef products after multiple complaints surfaced regarding pieces of metal in the meat.


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Consumer advocate group urges USDA to address antibiotic-resistant Salmonella

After the White House issued its recent statements regarding action on antibiotic-resistant Salmonella, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is asking USDA to declare four antibiotic-resistant strains of the pathogen to be classified as adulterants under federal law.


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FDA registration for food facilities begins

The renewal period for food facilities to register with FDA indicating what types of foods it produces or holds at each facility began Oct. 1.


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FDA revises four proposed FSMA rules

When finalized, the rules will implement portions of FSMA to help prevent foodborne illness
The revisions seek to be more flexible, practical and targeted.


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Antibiotic resistance a priority for the nation and food industry

US officials say the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria has become a threat to public health and the economy

President Barack Obama says fighting the bacteria will require a strategic, coordinated and sustained effort.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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