Food manufacturers will not support a controversial government proposal on food marketing to kids - even with the promised ‘significant’ revisions – because it is not supported by evidence, says the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA).
Los Angeles-based Commercial Meat Co. has recalled about 377,775 pounds of ground beef products due to possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7, according to an announcement from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
An article previously published on this website erroneously stated – based on inaccurate projection information – that US sugar stocks were at a 37-year low, when in fact the 2011 stocks-to-use ratio was in line with averages over the past decade.
Kraft Foods has moved to reassure customers, despite admitting that its food safety systems did not detect the potential contamination of cheese-containing products with wire bristles in 2 US factories.
Maple Leaf Foods has opened a new commercial bakery it claims is the largest in Canada. The Canadian packaged food company has spent $100 million on creating the 385,000 sq ft facility, which is situated in the Red Hill Business Park in Hamilton, Ontario.
‘Arbitrary’ and ‘capricious’ government sodium targets should be scrapped, immediately, along with “all legislative or regulatory actions based on them” unless officials can produce hard evidence that they are based on sound scientific evidence, the Salt...