The new omnibus appropriations bill that surprisingly sailed through Congress recently contains significant budget increases for the Food and Drug administration. Whether those increases will match FDA’s expanded responsibilities under the Food Safety...
Japan will not lift its ban on US Western White wheat imports until the American government provides detailed information on the extent of unauthorized genetically modified wheat found in Oregon, a government official says.
A void in leadership, a raft of systemic flaws and a shortage of inspectors were just some of the criticisms levelled at Canada’s food safety system in a damning report on last year’s listeria outbreak released yesterday.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association is pinpointing food for fuel
as a major factor in US food price hikes as indexes this week
showed finished food prices are rising at twice the rate of all
other finished goods.