Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported from Thai ports to global markets.
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The idea is part of an attempt to block mandatory labeling of foods that include genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The certification would be voluntary, says Rep. Mike Pompeo, a Kansas Republican who is including the idea in legislation he plans to introduce Wednesday.
The International Dairy Foods Association applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation that will create a national, science-based labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms. IDFA has joined with others to urge Congress to quickly pass the bill.
Prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison sentence for the owner of a Dutch meat processing plant who is accused of selling horse meat as beef.
A Los Angeles ordinance designed to curb obesity in low-income areas by restricting the opening of new fast-food restaurants has failed to reduce fast-food consumption or reduce obesity rates in the targeted neighborhoods.
A meat industry trade group official on Tuesday reiterated the group's concerns about proposed federal dietary guidelines and suggested the committee charged with developing the recommendations applied evidence inconsistently.
It seemed like a worthwhile experiment to a small winery: Submerge bottles of wine in sea water to see how they age. But a federal agency is concerned that ocean water could contaminate the wine.
Now is the time for manufacturers to consider revamping how they track supply chain networks. Here are the top three reasons why.
Trembling and with their tails between their legs, the dozens of dogs rescued from a South Korean meat farm were in rough shape both physical and mentally when they arrived in Northern California this week to start new lives.
The health of the Atlantic herring — a little forage fish that lives in massive schools that can number in the billions — is critical to the future of the New England fishing industry, and new steps need to be taken to ensure the strength of the fishery, regulators said.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the genetically engineered foods as safe, saying they are as nutritious as their conventional counterparts. The approval covers six varieties of potatoes by Boise, Idaho-based J. R. Simplot Co. and two varieties of apples from the Canadian company Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
Each year, OSHA names the most cited violations it encountered during its workplace safety inspections that year. The seminar, “Avoiding OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations,” provided insight on the most frequently issued citations and industry best practices for reducing the hazards.
An embattled state law establishing legal requirements to market spirits as "Tennessee Whiskey" could run afoul of both the U.S. and state constitutions for carving out a special exemption for a single distiller, according to a new legal opinion from state Attorney General Herbert Slatery.
A much-hailed law that restricted the opening of new stand-alone fast-food restaurants in one of the poorest sections of Los Angeles did not curb obesity or improve diets, a new study found.
Wisconsin shoppers will soon be able to add booze to their free sample options in supermarket aisles. The state Senate adopted legislation Tuesday that would allow grocery and liquor stores to provide one half-ounce sample of hard liquor per day to customers.
The North American Meat Institute this week announced key speakers for its upcoming Meat Industry Management Conference, scheduled to take place April 15-18, 2015, in Carlsbad, California. The annual conference will feature education sessions covering an array of topics, including food safety, government regulations, economics, communications and workforce issues.
Legislation under consideration in Maryland would ban a wide range of ingredients and chemicals from meals served in the state's public schools.
Personal care products that contain tiny plastic pellets are increasingly in the crosshairs of state lawmakers amid concerns over their environmental impact. In addition to pollution concerns, scientists said the microbeads' resemblance to fish eggs could lead other animals to eat them, thus introducing them to the food supply.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the retail giant is not following food safety controls on a consistent basis. The agency says Costco is in violation of federal fish inspection regulations and the suspension of its license went into effect on Feb. 26.
Warmer temperatures means grilling season is back! But instead of heading over to your local grocery store, you can now pick up some fresh cuts at the Minnesota correctional facility.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration signed an agreement to share data relating to pesticides and toxic substances.
The U.S. meat industry is fighting back against proposed federal dietary guidelines that recommend eating less red and processed meat, which trade groups said go "outside the purview" of nutrition research.
Cuban prosecutors are seeking prison terms of eight to 20 years for nearly two dozen people suspected of conspiring to steal millions of eggs for sale on the black market, official media reported Friday.
Naming beer is harder than you might think. Passionate brewers are going up against each other over something as simple as the name and image. With more than one new craft brewery opening up in the U.S. every day, that's a lot of competition, and a battle over naming beer is emerging.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture convened a recent "coexistence" workshop in North Carolina in an effort to bridge the wide gulf between proponents and critics of genetically modified crops.
A recent case gives flavor to the types of claims that are often brought when one competitor hires one or more employees of another competitor. It also serves as a reminder of the “Do’s” and “Don’ts” when hiring experienced employees.
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