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Natalie Portman Narrates Harrowing Documentary On The Poisons In Our Food – Telluride Film Festival | Deadline

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Making its World Premiere here in Telluride is a devastating new documentary that chronicles the massive industrial production of food in …

Natalie Portman

Teenager has emergency appendectomy after folk fest salmonella scare

An Edmonton teenager says she was hospitalized and had to have her appendix removed after contracting salmonella poisoning from a food booth at the …

Edmonton

IBM in Blockchain Collaboration for Food Safety

Another new use has been found for blockchain. Last week, IBM announced that it's collaborating with a group of 10 major food suppliers "to identify …

Agriculture

Notice to Industry - Amendments to the CFIA Fees Notice - Animals

Notice to Industry - Amendments to theCFIAFees Notice<p>Ottawa, August 14, 2017: Part 11 (Health of Animals Fees) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency …

Rays, Concessions Partner Respond to Food Safety Report

A day after a Sports Illustrated report found that Tropicana Field had the worst food safety in Major League Baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays and its …

Agriculture

Disney reports US$177M payment after 'pink slime' suit settled

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Disney has reported spending US$177 million on a legal settlement during the quarter that its subsidiary ABC and a South Dakota …

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Canada's meat inspection system safe, says cattlemen's group in wake of critical U.S. audit

'Our food safety record is, I think, quite exemplary'<p>Claims by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that it found "systemic" problems around food …

Agriculture

U.S. audit raised 'significant questions' about Canadian meat inspections

CFIA says Canada and U.S. systems differ, but both work to ensure meat is free of contamination<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found …

Agriculture

Twenty per cent of sausages tested across Canada contained meat not listed on label: study

<b>By Liam Casey</b><p>A federally funded study has found that 20 per cent of sausages sampled from grocery stores across Canada contained meats that weren’t …

Meat

Publisher’s Platform: Why the US imports tainted food that can kill you

From an Op-ed on the Hill this week. Here is an excerpt:This week the CDC reported that at least 47 people were stricken with Salmonella<i>,</i> with one …

Hepatitis

FDA warns seafood processor for lack of hazard plan

A seafood processing facility in Missouri is on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for serious violations of the seafood Hazard Analysis …

FDA

Salmonella Outbreak Exposes Flaw in FDA 'Import Alert’ System

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and other state …

Deadly Utah-Arizona E. coli outbreak blamed on farm animals

Infected farm animals followed by person-to-person contamination were the likely cause of an E coli O157:H7 outbreak that killed two children and …

Public Health

Antibiotic resistance, the food industry and animal agriculture

Every year more than 400,000 people in America get sick from infections caused by antibiotic-resistant foodborne bacteria, which cause more serious …

Public Health

Two British food executives imprisoned for horse meat scheme

Two British food company executives are behind bars for the the role they played in Europe’s 2012 scandal that saw horse meat passed off as …

Agriculture

Online reviews for Chipotle signal something potentially very worrying for the brand (CMG)

Food poisoning outbreaks are fresh in consumers minds, and their anxiety paints a worrying picture for Chipotle.<p>Analysts at UBS’s "Evidence Lab" looked at roughly 130,000 online reviews of the Mexican chain to see how marketing efforts and grim headlines were affecting customer perceptions, and …

Economy

McDonald's swift to respond in China after mouldy ice cream maker photos go viral in US - ASEAN/East Asia

SHANGHAI: Viral photos and news reports in the United States allegedly showing a mouldy ice cream maker at a US outlet of McDonald's Corp have …

McDonald's

Chipotle reopens as customers continue to report illnesses

The Chipotle Mexican Grill location in Virginia that was closed Monday after customer complaints of foodborne illnesses reopened in time for the …

Public Health

Faces of food safety: Meet Andrew Lino of FSIS

<b>Editor’s note:</b><i> This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s</i> <i>Food Safety</i> …

Agriculture

Kraft on phthalates in macaroni and cheese: ‘Our products are safe for consumers to enjoy’

Traces of phthalates, a chemical found in food packaging and equipment, were detected in products of powdered macaroni and cheese mixes, according to …

Health

Hong Kong checks ready-to-eat foods for Bacillus, Clostridium

Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS), a unit of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced on Monday the results of a recently …

China

Pew report encourages investments to reduce contamination

Citing an estimated 2 million U.S. illnesses caused annually because of contaminated meat and poultry and resulting health care costs of almost $6 …

Agriculture

Sign of transparency: Blue Bell reopens the observation deck

Access to the observation deck at Blue Bell Creameries plant in Brenham, TX, is free and open to the public again for self-guided tours for those who …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chipotle mum on status of restaurant linked to outbreak

No one was answering the phone at the Chipotle Mexican Grill on Tripleseven Road in Sterling, VA, Tuesday evening and no one from the chain’s …

Public Health

Texas reports uptick in Cyclospora cases; cooking kills parasite

The Lone Star State put out the warning on Monday — those microscopic parasites are back.<p>During June and July, the Texas Department of State Health …

NSF’s EyeSucceed becomes Glass Partner; refines safety focus

Onsite inspections have long been a standard tool for food safety training and enforcement efforts, but wearable technology and augmented reality are …

Chipotle gets slammed with another food-safety scare

Chipotle has suffered yet another food-borne illness outbreak — one severe enough to leave the restaurant chain with a half-billon-dollar stomachache.<p>…

E.coli

Are you washing your pet's food bowl enough? Probably not, say experts

A new warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US has said animal lovers are opening their pets up to a host of dangerous …

Pets

8 Food Safety Facts That’ll Make You Breathe A Sigh Of Relief

From drinking old milk to storing butter at room temperature to double-dipping chips.

Food Safety