Alternative Chef Media Center

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Food Safety dot gov

CO Firm Recalls Beef Products Due To Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

(Jun 24, 2009)

JBS Swift Beef Company is recalling approximately 41,280 pounds of beef products produced on April 21-22 and shipped to distributors and retail establishments. UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS and EVENTS

2010 Food Safety Education Conference

(Mar 23-26, 2010; Atlanta, GA)

Save the date for Advancements in Food Safety Education: Trends, Tools and Technologies, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in 2010.

  • Visit the Conference Site for More Information
  • Abstract submissions are due Aug 16, 2009.

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Medical News Today

The UK's food watchdog, the Food Standards Agency (FSA), is to advise government Ministers to ask manufacturers to bring in a voluntary ban of six artificial food colors from food and drink by 2009. They will also advise Ministers to push for them to be phased out in the rest of the European Union.

The Board of the FSA met earlier today to discuss research published by scientists at Southampton University last September, and a review of the findings published last month by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). The research examined the effect of food additives on children's behaviour.

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Food Standards

What are GM foods?

People have been manipulating the genetic make-up of plants and animals for countless generations using traditional cross breeding. This involves selecting plants and animals with the most desirable characteristics (e.g. disease resistance, high yield, good meat quality) for breeding the next generation. These desirable characteristics arose from naturally occurring variations in the genetic composition of individual plants or animals.

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