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FDA to investigate caramel coloring in soda following Consumer Reports study

The study showed varying levels of 4-methylimidazole in 12 brands of soda from 5 companies.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The study showed varying levels of 4-methylimidazole in 12 brands of soda from 5 companies.


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Listeria scare spurs ham recall

Gusto Packing is recalling around 67 thousand pounds of spiral-sliced ham due to potential contamination.
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Gusto Packing is recalling around 67 thousand pounds of spiral-sliced ham due to potential contamination.
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Yum Brands sales on the rebound in China

The company says a key sales figure was up two percent in December.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The company says a key sales figure was up two percent in December.
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FDA releases proposed FSMA rule on intentional adulteration of food

The proposed rule would require the largest food businesses to take steps to prevent intentional adulteration of products.
By Shane O'Halloran
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A public meeting will be held on February 20 to receive input on the rule.


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Cheerios will be GM-No

The new formulation will be on store shelves soon.
By Shane O'Halloran
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General Mills has not changed its official position on the safety of bioengineered products.
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Tyson announces recall of 33 thousand pounds of chicken

The company says the mechanically separated chicken products may be infected with a strain of Salmonella.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The company says the mechanically separated chicken products may be infected with a strain of Salmonella.
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Irish authority calls increase in food safety Enforcement Orders "disappointing"

A total of 143 Enforcement Orders were ordered in 2013.
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A total of 143 Enforcement Orders were ordered in 2013.
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Communication is the basis of a food safety management system

Processors should establish a culture that encourages interaction and information flow not only from top management to the workforce, but from the workforce upward.
By Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor
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Turnover is often minimal when workforces are encouraged to participate and rewarded if their performance or ideas are adopted.
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Workers questioned as investigation continues in Japanese pesticide contamination case

Food containing the pesticide malathion has sickened around 890 people.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Food containing the pesticide malathion has sickened around 890 people.
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Study finds early BPA exposure increases prostate cancer risk

The researchers found that human prostate stem cells implanted into mice were far more susceptible to cancer if BPA was included in the animal's diet.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The researchers found that human prostate stem cells implanted into mice were far more susceptible to cancer if BPA was included in the animal's diet.
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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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