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FDA's final produce rule imposes undue burdens on farmers
By FBR Staff Writer
The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) final rule for farms that raise produce for human consumption, "is going to be very damaging for the growing local food movement, and the millions of American consumers who want more access, not less, to healthy local foods," stated Judith McGeary, founder and Executive Director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance, and a farmer herself.
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US food regulator releases new guidelines for food processors to control allergens
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released new rules for food processors to control allergens.
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US FDA finalises new safety rules to prevent food borne illnesses
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalised food safety rules under the bipartisan Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which lays down safety standards for produce farms and increases accountability of importers in ensuring that the imported food standards comply with the US safety standards.
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US FDA seeks public opinion to define term ‘natural’ on food labels
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested public comment on the use of the term “natural” on food product labels. The move comes after a series of mistaken labeling by several food companies, leading to misconception among consumers regarding the products that they are using.
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US regulators warn food industry to take preventive action against food-borne diseases
The Center for Disease Prevention (CDC), US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have issued a warning to food companies to be more proactive in preventing food-borne diseases after a new data shows multistate outbreaks linked to distribution of contaminated products.
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European Parliament rejects draft law prohibiting sale and use of GMO foods
The European Parliament rejected a draft law which would have allowed EU member states to prohibit or restrict the sale and use of EU-approved GMO foods or feed on its territory.
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Kar's Nuts recalls certain packs of Sweet 'N Salty Mix over potential health risk
By FBR Staff Writer
Kar's Nuts is recalling a limited number of packages of their Sweet 'N Salty Mix product, with a best by date between 25 August 2016 and 2 September 2016.
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US concerned over India’s stock limit exemptions for pulses
India’s decision to remove stock limit exemptions for pulses held by Indian importers amidst rising prices of the commodity has become a cause of concern for the US.
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Kroger recalls unrefrigerated caramel apples over potential health risk
By FBR Staff Writer
The Kroger is recalling unrefrigerated caramel apples that have been pierced with dipping sticks due to new scientific evidence that the product, if left unrefrigerated, may be at risk for listeriosis.
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Missouri's agriculture and food sectors urge national labeling standard for GMO foods
Representatives of Missouri's agriculture and food sectors came to Capitol Hill Wednesday to urge passage by Congress of a uniform, national labeling standard for foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
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Russia bans beef imports from India
Russia has banned beef imports from India after traces of foot and mouth disease virus were found in one of the consignments.
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12 countries conclude Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement to relax trade regulations
Trade ministers from 12 nations have signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to ease barriers and facilitate better trade relationships among the countries.
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Texas Star recalls natural macadamia nuts over possible Salmonella contamination
By FBR Staff Writer
Texas Star Nut and Food is voluntarily recalling Nature’s Eats, Natural Macadamia Nuts 6oz and Southern Grove, Simply Raw Trail Mix 8oz over potential health risk.
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Calperf recalls chicken product in US due to misbranding and undeclared allergen
By FBR Staff Writer
Calperf operating under Creative Foods, a US-based establishment, is recalling approximately 216 pounds of chicken product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
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USDA approves heat stress method to stop bird flu outbreak
In a bid to control bird flu, the USDA has approved a method wherein barns with infected poultry are completely shut without any ventiallation and the heat is turned up. The approval for this method of killing has drawn a lot of flak from animal rights groups, who term it as cruel.
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