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White House Wants New System for Regulating GMOs

The White House has ordered three federal agencies with a hand in biotech regulation to "update" its system of biotechnology, including GMOs More

Dog and Cat Food Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

Stella & Chewy’s is voluntarily recalling some of its products due to concerns of a possible presence of Listeria Monocytogenes More

Allergen-Free Peanuts a USDA-Highlighted Accomplishment

Highlighted discoveries from USDA's 2014 Technology Transfer Report included procedures to remove up to 98-percent of the allergens from peanuts without affecting the flavor. More

Research Shows How To Improve Powder Processing Equipment Selection

New collaborative research carried out by Freeman Technology (Tewkesbury, UK) and Gericke AG (Zurich, Switzerland) demonstrates how to achieve faster, more reliable equipment selection in the powder processing industries. More

Temple Grandin to Give Keynote Address at Farm to Table International Conference

Colorado State University Professor of Animal Science and QA magazine Advisory Board Member Temple Grandin will deliver the keynote address at the Farm to Table International Conference on Sunday, August 9 More


IPM for Food Plants Seminar Set for Sept. 29-30 in California

This program is ideally suited for QA and food safety managers, pest management professionals. Industry experts will share their knowledge of food safety and science based IPM strategies. More

Polymer Logistics Debuts 'CleanPal' FoodSafe Plastic Pallet in U.S.

The company has announced the launch of the "CleanPal" brand of nestable plastic pallet in the USA with pilots with two customers for perishable goods in four categories: Produce, Meat, Dairy, and Bakery. More

Food Science Innovators Urged to Claim Grants

The EU-wide FOODINTEGRITY project, co-ordinated by Fera Science Limited (Fera), is urging academics, research firms, SMEs and industry to come up with innovative research projects to help fight food fraud – and qualify for a share of EU funding. More

ACET Global Consulting to Provide IFS Academy

ACET Global Consulting, a U.S.-based global food safety organization is now an IFS Academy training provider. ACET Global has personnel and alliances worldwide having food safety and GFSI expertise including production, storage and distribution, and packaging materials. More

Insects Limited Introduces All Beetle Trap

The trap captures red and confused flour beetles, warehouse beetle, khapra beetle, cigarette beetle, rice weevil, saw-toothed and merchant grain beetles. More

Group Provides Heat Stress Prevention Tips

The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs’ (AFOP) Health & Safety reminds outdoor workers of three simple tips for staying safe in extreme heat: water, rest and shade. More

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