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Food Fraud and “Economically Motivated Adulteration” of Food and Food Ingredients (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via MSPB Watch)
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Food fraud, or the act of defrauding buyers of food or ingredients for economic gain—whether they be consumers or food manufacturers, retailers, and importers—has vexed the food industry throughout history.
“New research presented at a scientific meeting adds to a growing body of evidence that a toxin produced by a common food bug may trigger multiple sclerosis, an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system.” (C. 11 more words
FDA proposes rule to prevent food safety risks during transportation
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed a rule that would require certain shippers, receivers, and carriers who transport food by motor or rail vehicles to take steps to prevent the contamination of human and animal food during transportation.
Public release date: 3-Mar-2010
New analysis, interactive online map highlight the need to modernize the nation’s food-safety system
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new study by a former U.S. 375 more words