New proposals by the Food and Drug Administration would make it easier for farmers to meet water quality standards and allow farmers to harvest crops sooner after using raw manure as fertilizer.
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The United Kingdom is forming a new crime unit designed specifically to fight food fraud. This unit is in response to an uproar last year over horse meat being passed off as beef.
The New Mexico Livestock Board is launching an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy after an activist working with an animal welfare group recorded a secret video showing workers whipping cows with chains and wire cables.
Monday's decision dissolves a temporary restraining order after those who support genetically modified organisms sued to remove the measure. They argued its wording was deceptive, misleading and would confuse voters.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the preliminary top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014.
Clark Bartholomew sued after he said he was injured in 2010 when he bit into a Triple Stacker from a Burger King on a Hawaii base. The former Army sergeant's lawsuit said one needle pierced his tongue and another was lodged in his small intestine.
Starting on Jan. 1, 2015, all employers under federal OSHA jurisdiction will be required to report not only all work-related fatalities within eight hours, but also in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an eye within 24 hours.
Supermarket chains are launching an ad campaign in hopes of persuading voters to reject a ballot question that would expand Massachusetts' bottle deposit law to include bottled water and other non-carbonated beverages.
Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell has been on trial since Aug. 1, accused of shipping tainted peanuts and peanut butter to customers. This is the first time a U.S. food producer has been tried in U.S. District Court in a food poisoning case.
A recent survey on behalf of Nestle Waters Canada reveals that, on average, mothers are consuming between three to four soft drinks per week.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board oversees the regulation of more than 18,000 liquor licenses and permits statewide, including clubs and beer distributors. As part of the annual license renewal or validation process, licensees pay a fee ranging from $125 to $700.
Leatherhead will now be offering Level 4 Award in HACCP Management for Food Manufacturers with HABC, as well as Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing.
Manufacturers producing food items for sale in the EU will be required to clearly indicate and highlight certain information within ingredients lists starting December 13, 2014. This includes manufacturers located within and outside of the EU.
Prosecutors say the Parnell brothers conspired to ship contaminated peanuts and hide positive salmonella tests from customers. The attorney for one of the three people charged in the deadly outbreak says his client was a customer, not a co-conspirator.
A 2,000-calorie benchmark is what the FDA considers a reasonable daily calorie intake for adults. Nutrition labels on food sold in the U.S. are based on it. The key to translating labels and using them to make healthy food choices may be understanding this fact.
This report provides the most recent data detailing how much sodium school-age children eat and where it comes from. Researchers determined that about 43 percent of sodium eaten by children comes from the 10 foods they eat most often.
Good traceability helps a manufacturer comply with legal and regulatory requirements and also shows how the right systems and equipment can contribute to production efficiency. Find out more by taking a look at this infographic from Mettler Toledo.
The findings come as school districts implement the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “Smart Snacks in School” nutrition standards, which set basic limits on the fat, salt, and calories in foods and beverages sold through vending machines, school stores, and a la carte cafeteria menus.
McDonald's Corp. said earlier this month that it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt its sales and reputation.
Indianapolis-based Monarch Beverage Co., the state's largest beer distributor, has filed documents seeking a liquor wholesaler's permit for a separate corporate entity.
How's a consumer to know all the standards and regulations (or loopholes, for that matter) behind the seal itself? Consumer Reports gives us this simple, exhaustive infographic that breaks down the pluses and minuses of the most common animal welfare labels.
A growing number of U.S. companies are shifting their addresses abroad in an effort to reduce their U.S. taxes. The maneuver is known as a corporate inversion. The Obama administration is deciding what actions to take to make it less profitable for companies to shift overseas.
Organic growers are trying to profit off the rising consumer interest in locally grown, natural foods. But those smaller farms are often islands surrounded by a sea of conventionally grown crops that get sprayed with herbicides, insecticides and fungicides.
How do you choose what to eat? Most people don't realize what big impact government policy has over the food they buy and consume. Rentseeking, lobbying and regulatory barriers all change the way food is produced.
New industrial safety regulations are always coming down the line and it’s critical that managers of food manufacturing and storage facilities keep up on the latest safety technologies available to match the right product to the right process.
Martin Heller and Gregory Keoleian of U-M's Center for Sustainable Systems looked at the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the production of about 100 foods, as well as the potential effects of shifting Americans to a diet recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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