If significant climate change occurs in the United States, it may be necessary to change where certain foods are produced in order to meet consumer demand, according to a paper published this week in the journal, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems.
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Plum Organics is voluntarily recalling two varieties of its World Baby line of pouch products due to intermittent damage to the plastic spouts during manufacturing. The company says small fragments may loosen, detach and pose a choking hazard.
President Obama's budget was announced Tuesday and includes $300 million to continue construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas. The $1.25 billion lab is designed to conduct research on large animals and related diseases.
Unilever United States, Inc. is recalling a limited number of 20-count boxes of Popsicle brand Orange, Cherry and Grape flavored ice pops because they may accidentally have been exposed to milk, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label.
Manda Fine Meats has sold its idle facility in Baker, La., for $200,000 to a pair of investors who plan to develop an industrial manufacturing incubator in the building. The plant was closed in April 2013 over concerns that products made there were contaminated with listeria.
Delaware-based Roos Foods has expanded its recall to include Crema Pura Mexicana Cultured Sour Cream produced at its Kenton plant. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked the recalled products to a death in California, as well as illnesses in newborns.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart discusses some of the latest news impacting the food industry, including Subway's removal of a controversial chemical from its bread, Kraft's new "natural mold inhibitor," and Nestle's Hot Pockets recall.
A Center for Veterinary Medicine study showed that 7.6 percent of the raw pet food tested contained salmonella. South Dakota State University Senior Microbiologist Seema Das is hoping to determine whether a test that detects salmonella in human food can do the same in raw pet food.
Safeway and Buy-Low Foods are recalling Caesar salad and chicken Caesar salad products due to possible listeria contamination. The salads are sold in Buy-Low Foods, Nesters Market, Safeway and St. Martin's Family Foods stores across the Prairies and B.C. and in Ontario.
A congressman says federal officials have launched a criminal probe of a Northern California slaughterhouse that recently recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of beef. U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman said he was told by investigators that the suspected misconduct was grave.
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The USDA announced it will spend millions of dollars to help farmers and ranchers improve pastures in five Midwestern states to provide food for the nation's struggling honeybees. Commercial honeybees pollinate an estimated $15 billion worth of produce each year.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association estimates that economic adulteration and counterfeiting of global food and consumer products costs the industry $10-15 billion per year. Don Hsieh of Tyco Integrated Security discusses how food manufacturers can prevent food fraud in their facilities.
Wineries in Oklahoma no longer have to send their product out of state for testing. Food scientists at the Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center at Oklahoma State University are performing those tests and have even used the results to help name a state wine to be used by the governor.
A northern Michigan man could spend up to four years in prison after improperly processed apple cider he made led to an E. coli outbreak and hospital stays for two adults and two children. James Ruster is the first person convicted of a felony under Michigan's Food Law.
It is critical for food distributors to implement a comprehensive, written food safety plan that includes documentation of product shipping information, sanitation guidelines and the steps to follow in the event that a recall takes place.
IFSH's 2014 Mid-Year Meeting will take place March 25-26, 2014. The meeting will be held at the Burr Ridge Conference Center located at 7040 High Grove Boulevard in Bur Ridge, IL. Registration is now available and all participants are encouraged to register in advance by March 17, 2014.
One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that the death was in California. Seven additional illnesses were in Maryland.
Only 17 percent of consumers trust food companies, according to a new report. Recent research suggests that much of this mistrust stems from little knowledge about how food is produced, as well as consumer perceptions that food makers lack transparency and place profits above values.
Chemicals commonly used to package, store and process food may be leeching into those products and posing a public health hazard, according to a new commentary. Many of these chemicals have been shown to disrupt hormones, the scientists said.
Fannie May Confections is recalling 12,000 boxes of chocolates because one of the chocolates inside contains peanuts, a fact that isn't reflected on the packaging. The boxes weigh four ounces each and contain eight chocolates, including the peanut and caramel candy.
The USDA is alleging that California-based Rancho Feeding Corp. engaged in "circumvention" of federal inspection rules — a charge strongly denied by one of the facility's owners. The company is accused of processing diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection.
Central Valley Meat Co., which was shuttered by federal inspectors Monday because of unsanitary conditions, has reopened. Company officials said they took immediate action to fix the cleanliness problems. Neither the company nor federal officials discussed the problems in detail.
Seeing the challenges farmers in the developing world face made philanthropist Howard Buffett realize how important conservation practices are for all farmers. Buffett said getting American farmers to improve their practices would help change practices worldwide and help preserve resources.
Federal inspectors shut down Central Valley Meat Co., which supplies beef to the National School Lunch Program, because of unsanitary conditions. In September 2013, Central Valley recalled 58,000 pounds of beef for the school lunch program after federal officials said the meat possibly contained pieces of plastic.
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