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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
ANALYSIS - In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series, focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Part II: Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
New US Campaign for Better Food Labelling
US - A new national poll reveals a consumer mandate for better food production practices and Consumer Reports has launched a campaign to end the 'natural' label...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
FDA Issues New Advice on Fish Consumption
US - The US Food and Drug Administration and the US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a draft of updated advice on fish consumption. The two agencies have...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
US Agencies Join Forces for Future Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
US - Federal agencies have agreed to join their expertise during investigations into foodborne disease outbreaks in future....
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Debate on GMO Fish, Food Stirs Strong Feelings in NYC
ANALYSIS - A panel of experts on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gathered Sunday, April 27 at the Food Book Fair in Williamsburg, New York City, US, to debate...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
New Study Finds Only Trace Levels of Radiation from Fukushima in Tuna
US - Albacore tuna caught off the Oregon shore after the Fukushima Daiichi power station in Japan was destroyed in a 2011 earthquake had slightly elevated levels...
Friday, February 14, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Good Food Safety Crucial for Aquaponics
US - As an up-coming industry, aquaponic systems need to have excellent food safety. Sarah Taber, Director of Food Safety at the Aquaponics Association, discusses...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Heavy Metals in Asian Carp not a Health Concern to Most
US - Researchers at the Prairie Research Institute's Illinois Natural History Survey have found that overall, concentrations of arsenic, selenium, and mercury in...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Tests Show Puget Sound Geoduck Clams Safe to Eat
US - Arsenic tests by Washington State health officials have found that geoducks from Poverty Bay in Puget Sound are safe to eat....
Monday, December 30, 2013
US Consumers Confused about GMOs
US - Over half of US consumers express some level of concern about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs)....
Monday, December 16, 2013
China Bans Imports of Shellfish from US West Coast
CHINA and US - China has suspended imports of shellfish from the west coast of the United States, an unprecedented move that cuts off a $270 million Northwest industry...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Is Income Set to Become Dominant Driver of Global Food System?
US - Per capita income is set to eclipse population growth as the dominant driver of change in the global food system, says a Purdue researcher noted for his work...
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Demand for Details on Food Labels Includes Good and Bad
US - It's no surprise that labels are becoming the "go to" place when people have questions about how food is produced. But new Cornell University research finds...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
FDA to Help Ensure the Safety of Food for Animals
US - The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a proposed rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) aimed at improving the safety of food for...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Farmed and Wild Fish in a Moment of Harmony
ANALYSIS - As part of New York’s ongoing Nordic Food Festival, the Norwegian Seafood Council hosted a roundtable with journalists to help tackle some of the misconceptions...
Monday, September 02, 2013
Researchers Track Antibiotic-resistant Strains of Salmonella from Farm to Fork
US - Continuing research on Salmonella may enable researchers to identify and track strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria as they evolve and spread, according...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Ocean Fish Acquire more Mercury at Depth
US - Mercury—a common industrial toxin—is carried through the atmosphere before settling on the ocean and entering the marine food web. Now, exciting new research...
Friday, August 09, 2013
Promising Future for Kelp Farming in New England
ANALYSIS - In order to feed a rapidly growing population, there will need to be a greater focus on food farmed in the ocean. Kelp has been highlighted as a possible...
Friday, July 19, 2013
Seafood Still Considered Good Source of Nutrients; Consumers Confused on Safety
US - Seafood continues to be a proven strong nutrient-rich food providing essential vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids, but consumers and some toxicologists...
Jamaica's Agricultural Sector Must Produce More
JAMAICA - Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Roger Clarke, has said that with Jamaica's vulnerability to natural disasters and dependence on food imports, the...
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Significant Harmful Algal Bloom Predicted in Western Lake Erie
US - NOAA and its research partners predict that the 2013 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom (HAB) season will have a significant bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic...
Friday, June 14, 2013
Monterey Bay Aquarium Rates MSC Certified Seafood as Recommended Buy
US - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) received another independent confirmation of the scientific rigor and credibility of its certification and ecolabelling...
Monday, June 10, 2013
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon, Crab Fisheries Starting Up
US - Amidst the salmon fisheries starting up all across the state, several Alaska crab seasons also get underway each summer. In mid-June, the summer Dungeness crab...
Campaign Groups Petition President Obama over Misuse of Antibiotics
US - Campaign groups in the US have sent a petition signed by 795 health professionals to President Barack Obama, urging him to pressure the Food and Drug Administration...
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Farmed Salmon Raises Blood Levels of Omega-3s
US - People who eat farm-raised salmon can increase their intake of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids to levels that may help reduce their risk of heart disease, according...
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Aquaculture is Supplying Seafood to a Growing Demand
US - The growing demand for seafood around the world is offering some opportunities for alternative production systems....
Congresswomen Votes Against Antibiotic Bill
US - Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter, who has mounted a campaign against the misuse and over use of antibiotics, has voted against a bill designed to control their...
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Microsite Exposes Faces Behind Myths About Fish and Mercury
US - The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has launched a new microsite to correct what it calls 'dangerous misinformation' about seafood and mercury. ...
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Electron-Beam Pasteurisation of Raw Oysters May Improve Food Safety
US - To address the issue of health risk from eating raw oysters, researchers and scientists have studied how electron-beam pasteurisation of raw oysters may reduce...
 
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