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Latest Food Safety Items
During the past half-century, improvements in productivity, land management and agricultural sciences have made this nation the world's storehouse. One discovery that is positively changing food production is Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).
New York's food inspections have been lagging, allowing 5,000 manufacturers, supermarkets, wholesale bakeries and other businesses to operate last year without updated inspections, state auditors reported Thursday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The federal government on Friday proposed eliminating restrictions on the use of corn and soybean seeds genetically engineered to resist a common weed killer, a move welcomed by many farmers but feared by scientists and environmentalists who worry it could invite growers to use more chemicals.
The editorial "Oppressing the farmers," (July 15) provides readers with a misleading picture of the Food Safety Modernization Act and produce safety standards that the FDA has proposed to fulfill this congressional mandate. These foundational standards demonstrate our commitment to making food safer by putting prevention first.
Every time Congress takes up a farm bill, as the House did Thursday, the politicians tell us it's all about saving the family farm.
When Americans suspect that the United States is "becoming Europe," we don't mean that our art museums are getting a lot better.
In unusually blunt language, Congress' top auditor told the federal government last week to scrap plans for a special catfish-inspection program, saying the new office lawmakers approved just a few years ago is turning out to be a waste of money.
The first new case of mad cow disease in the U.S. since 2006 has been discovered in a dairy cow in California, but health authorities said Tuesday the animal never was a threat to the nation's food supply.
A New Mexico slaughterhouse has petitioned the federal government to become the first business to offer horses for slaughter since an effective ban on the practice ended last year, according to state officials and animal welfare groups.