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FDA Sending Inspectors to Other Nations
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 (1717 reads)


Under fire for not having the resources to better protect consumers at home, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is deploying staff members abroad to work directly with importers and foreign regulatory agencies to guard against contaminated animal feed, counterfeit drugs, toys made with lead paint and dairy products containing melamine.



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New Rules for Organic Dairies' Cows
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 (1974 reads)


The Department of Agriculture has issued draft rules for organic milk that would require that the cows be on pasture at least half the year and get plenty of fresh grass.



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BSE Case Confirmed in British Columbia
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 (1966 reads)


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed the country's 15th case of mad cow disease in an animal from British Columbia. The agency claims no part of the seven-year-old cow's carcass entered the human food or animal feed systems



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FDA to Open China Offices After Product Scares
Monday, November 17, 2008 (1935 reads)


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will open three offices in China this week in an unprecedented effort to improve the safety of exports headed to America amid recurring product safety scares.


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China Melamine Scare may Play into Big Dairy Brands' Hands
Friday, November 14, 2008 (1788 reads)


The global furor over the recent melamine contamination scandal in China appears to have driven major shifts in the country’s dairy industry, not all of them to the detriment of manufacturers, says a new report.



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FDA Gears Up for Food Safety Rule Revision
Friday, November 14, 2008 (1898 reads)


The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it will bring current federal food processing safety rules up to date in an effort to provide additional protection against food borne illness.



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Whey Coating of Dried Strawberries Could Extend Use
Friday, November 14, 2008 (1961 reads)


A new study suggests that coating freeze dried strawberry pieces with whey protein, glycerol and lactose can help preserve texture when they are rehydrated, thereby making them suitable for use in a broader range of moist and liquid applications.


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Erica Pagel Joins Foremost Farms USA
Friday, November 14, 2008 (3011 reads)


Foremost Farms USA is pleased to announce that Erica Pagel has joined the cooperative staff as Director of Raw Materials Management. She will be responsible for purchasing all bulk raw materials used by Foremost Farms' consumer products, cheese and ingredient plants. 


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FDA Import Alert
Thursday, November 13, 2008 (1966 reads)


FDA will detain without physical examination all milk products, all milk derived ingredients, and finished food products containing milk from China until independent tests verify they are free of melamine or cyanuric acid.


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Australia's Dairy Farmers Approves National Foods Bid
Thursday, November 13, 2008 (2071 reads)


Australia's Dairy Farmers milk co-operative said shareholders approved a A$910 million ($580 million) takeover bid by National Foods, an Australian unit of Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings.


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