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Regional free trade agreements: secrecy, safety and sovereignty

New global trade deals are currently being negotiated, in part arising from the failings of the World Trade Organisation’s Doha Round. Proposals include the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). 1,294 more words

Trade

Enhanced meat labeling requirements and guidance to support #foodsafety

Canada’s new labeling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef are in effect as of today, August 21st, 2014. Health Canada announced the coming into force today  155 more words

English

Barbecue Food Safety Tips From FSA

With approaching summer bank holiday weekend Food Standards Agency (FSA) has guided on food safety standards for all barbecue enthusiasts. The FSA is encouraging to ensure food safety standards don’t slip when cooking outside. 17 more words

News

Canadian Cole Slaw Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced that Roy Pope and Sons of Belleisle Creek, New Brunswick, is recalling Belleisle Farms brand cole slaw. 179 more words

FOOD SAFETY

Additive Problems?

It appears that some food additives are being added to processed foods without the proper testing methods  and are added under a new definition of the Generally Recognized  As Safe (GRAS) rules.  47 more words

General

McDonald's faces risk of mass shutdown in Russia as checks spread

McDonald’s Corp is facing a possible mass shutdown of its restaurants in Russia in what appears to be a thinly-veiled retaliation at U.S. sanctions on the country for its role in stoking the Ukrainian conflict. 430 more words

International