Food and Agriculture Issues
Trump's New Budget Puts Americans' Health in Serious Danger   
January 23, 2019 Associated Profiles : Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH
Source: Fortune - He is co-author of Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs. Sign up now to receive FORTUNE's best content, special offers, and much more.
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This Is How Long Frozen Meat Is Good For   
January 23, 2019 Associated Profiles : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: Woman's Day - According to the U.S. Department ... food spoilage and foodborne illness." But take note: This rule applies for meat stored at exactly 0°F without fluctuation — it must be uniformly frozen at that temperature to keep...
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Nevada’s Fiduciary Rule Lacks a ‘Best Interest’ Definition   
January 23, 2019 Associated Profiles : Consumer Federation of America
Source: WealthManagement.com - “It doesn’t make clear that the best interest obligation means that you have to recommend the best of the reasonably available options,” said Barbara Roper, director of investor protection at the Consumer...
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Minority youth targeted by unhealthy food advertising   
January 23, 2019 Associated Profiles : Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity (Yale University)
Source: Healio - Companies selling fast food, candy, sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks frequently target black and Hispanic youth in their advertising efforts, according to a report issued by the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for...
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Bird Flu More Common and Less Deadly Than Originally Estimated, Study   
January 23, 2019 Associated Profiles : Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH
Source: International Business Times - The virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu kills fewer people than current World Health Organization estimates that 60 percent of infections result in death, according to a new study. The H5N1 bird flu strain has many fearing a...
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Perdue Is Recalling Chicken Nuggets After People Found Wood In Them   
January 23, 2019 Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: WRAL - The ready-to-eat chicken nuggets were produced on Oct. 25, 2018, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The nuggets are gluten-free and have an expiration date of Oct. 25, 2019,...
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Let’s Talk Food: Is glyphosate in our foods'   
January 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : Organic Consumers Association
Source: Hawaii Tribune-Herald - The Organic Consumers Association found Post Shredded Wheat, analyzed at an independent lab in California, had 0.18 parts per million of glyphosate. Glyphosate is the No. 1 herbicide in the United States, and each year more than...
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FSMA course in Colorado focuses on preventive control rule   
January 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
Source: The Packer - Sonia Salas, Western Growers; Trevor Suslow, PMA; and Emily Griep, United Fresh. Members of the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Association, PMA, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, United Fresh and Western Growers will receive $250 off...
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Africa ocean health index 2018: Seychelles top, Ivory Coast bottom   
January 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : Conservation International
Source: Africanews - The Ocean Health Index (OHI) assessment conducted by the US-based National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)and global non-profit Conservation International and published recently has seen Seychelles score 77.2...
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Azerbaijan almost self-sufficient in meat & dairy products   
January 22, 2019 Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Trend - Agriculture Minister Inam Karimov said at an event dedicated to the launch of a partnership program with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Under the partnership ...
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