All news articles for July 31, 2015

Squab (domesticated pigeon) was produced in France and imported into the USA

Importer recalls uninspected pigeon meat

By Joseph James Whitworth

Greenland Trading Corp is recalling more than 12.5k pounds of squab (domesticated pigeon) not presented at the US point of entry for inspection.

Maple Leaf Foods' main meat products brands are Maple Leaf and Schneiders

Maple Leaf Foods’ sales fall over quarter

By Michelle Perrett

Maple Leaf Foods, the Canadian meat processor, has reported a drop in sales from last year of 1.3% to $820.8 million for its second financial quarter to 30 June, 2015.

There was a call for congress to implement a federal disaster program for poultry

Federal funds help rebuild US poultry stocks

By Michelle Perrett

Poultry and egg producers are rebuilding stocks hard hit by avian influenza with the help of $700 million in federal assistance, according to a report in US newspaper Cedar Rapids Gazette.

Women are more likely than men to have concerns over food safety and food issues in general, says the report.

Sugar tops UK food concerns

By Niamh Michail

The amount of sugar in food is the top food concern for UK consumers, according to a Food Standards Agency survey.

Permits are no longer required for the movement of birds and bird products in Ontario

Ontario relaxes bird flu controls

By Michelle Perrett

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has removed all the quarantines on its avian influenza control zones in Ontario.

Picture: Istockphoto: Daniela Mangiuca

Space... the final frontier for food science at Food Vision USA

By Elaine Watson

To boldly go... where no food conference has gone before? Space food is on the menu at Food Vision USA (we've lined up NASA on day three), but we're just as concerned about what we're eating here on earth, and whether food retailers are...

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