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- U.S.News & World Report via Yahoo! NewsJul 27 08:01 AM
The agency is proposing that, in addition to calling out the total grams of added sugar on nutrition facts panels, that total also be compared to a daily reference value of 50 grams and expressed as a percent daily value. I was gratified to get an early tip about this proposal and an invitation to write a column like this from staff at the Center, now directed by Dr. Susan Mayne. The action by ...
- The Times of IndiaJul 29 12:31 AM
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is soon going to regulate health supplements as it has been observed that nearly 60-70 per cent such products in the market are fake.
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceJul 29 03:00 AM
The Frozen Food Foundation, in conjunction with the International Association for Food Protection , this week presented Dr. Erdogan Ceylan of the Silliker Food Science Center with the sixth annual Frozen Food Foundation Freezing Research Award.
- The Canadian Press via Yahoo Canada NewsJul 28 02:21 PM
The union representing federal food inspectors says they're worried budget and staffing cuts may impact food safety in Canada. Public Service Alliance of Canada spokesman Bob Kingston says there are not enough inspectors working in meat and poultry slaughter facilities in Ontario to make sure companies are adhering to all safety requirements. Kingston — who heads PSAC's Agriculture Union — says...
- Science DailyJul 29 08:35 AM
Researchers have developed a practical metallic-contaminant detector using three high-Tc RF superconducting quantum interference devices for food inspection. While the detection of small metallic contaminants is important for food safety, the sensitivity of currently existing methods is insufficient. The developed method that uses SQUIDs and a digital filter dramatically improves inspection ...
- Fast Company MagazineJul 29 08:32 AM
Most expiration dates are total guesses. Now the packaging can tell you when it's actually time to throw it out. Food waste is partly a communication problem: Even after its "best by" date, your milk probably isn't actually expired. The label (along with "sell by," "best before," and "enjoy by") has nothing to do with food safety. It's just a somewhat arbitrary sign of how long a manufacturer ...
- Stock & LandJul 28 07:07 PM
VICTORIA’S small livestock producers and processors have started to set up a legal defence fund, to give farmers advice on food safety laws.
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceJul 27 05:32 AM
Expanding on the innovative 3M™ Molecular Detection System now relied on by food processors, laboratories, universities and government agencies in over 45 countries for reliable pathogen testing results, 3M Food Safety announces a next generation of 3M™ Molecular Detection Assays: the 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Listeria and 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Listeria monocytogenes.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 28 12:03 AM
A court has sentenced the head of a Taiwanese company to 20 years in jail for his role at the centre of a "gutter oil" scandal that gripped the island's food industry and brought down a minister. Yeh Wen-hsiang, chairman of Chang Guann Co, was also fined Tw$50 million ($1.6 million) for his part in selling on 243 tonnes of tainted oil collected from cookers, fryers, and grease traps, as well as...
- Marketwired via Yahoo! FinanceJul 16 09:00 AM
Food safety professionals from leading companies including McDonald's, Wegman's, Bloomin' Brands, Hormel Foods, Raley's, and academic and government agencies have joined The Food Safety Summit Educational ...