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Without fanfare, CDC reports sharp decline in foodborne illnesses
Food Safety News
Wouldn't you think that a one-third decline in reported foodborne illnesses would be a cause of celebration at the agency responsible for educating us about unsafe food?

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    Vegetables big culprit in food illness
    The Wall Street Journal
    Lettuce and other leafy vegetables are healthy for you, but they are also the largest source of foodborne contamination in the U.S., according to a new government report. More
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    5 food myths debunked
    The Huffington Post
    Is nature healthier? When looking at the issue through a narrow, mechanistic lens, it seems as if nature is dangerous. Here are five food myths debunked More
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    Obama offers rough timetable for immigration overhaul
    The Washington Post
    President Barack Obama said that he wants Congress to pass an overhaul of immigration law in the first half of the year, suggesting that if lawmakers cannot produce a detailed plan within a few months, he would probably intervene with his own legislation.

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    Obama's jobs council disbands
    The Wall Street Journal
    President Barack Obama's jobs council is disbanding, two years after the president tapped top executives from General Electric Co., American Express Co., Boeing Co. and other companies along with labor leaders and academics to advise him on steps to spur employment and economic growth. More
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    Democratic super PAC targets 10 GOP lawmakers
    POLITICO
    The top Democratic super PAC focused on the House of Representatives has picked its first set of targets for the 2014 cycle, assembling a list of vulnerable lawmakers the group will seek to weaken over the next year in order to lay the groundwork for a strong midterm challenge. More
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    FDA leans against requiring farms to write food safety plans
    Food Chemical News
    FDA did intentionally leave out a requirement for farms to maintain a written food safety plan in its recently issued produce safety proposal, but the agency is looking for comments on that decision, says a top FDA official. More
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    Russia moves to ban US meat
    Food Production Daily
    Russia is moving to ban U.S. meat imports in the row over instances of contamination with ractopamine, a growth promoting chemical banned in Russia, with more contaminated consignments detected. More
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    Maine bill targets chemicals in food packaging
    Maine Public Broadcasting Network
    In an effort to close what some say is a loophole in Maine's Kid-Safe Products Act, lawmakers have introduced a bill that would include most food packaging under the act. More
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    Horsemeat-wary processors, grocers turning to DNA testing to confirm their beef is really cow
    The Associated Press via Fox News
    Horsemeat might not be bad for you to eat, but it's definitely bad for sales of products labeled as beef. More
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    FDA sends warning letter to Trillium Farms egg production facility
    Food Poisoning Bulletin
    The FDA has sent a warning letter to Trillium Farms LLC egg production facility in Ohio for "serious violations of the Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage and Transportation Regulation." More
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    Does the 'no illnesses' language belong in recall notices?
    Food Safety News
    Food companies that are voluntarily recalling a product usually use the language suggested by regulatory agencies that is then distributed electronically via the federal government websites. More
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    Fast-food chains revamp value menus
    The Columbus Dispatch
    Wendy's launched its first value menu in October 1989 — the first volley of a revolution that changed the fast-food industry in America. More
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    Nestle facing $5 million lawsuit over transfat in frozen pizzas
    Yahoo News
    A $5 million class action lawsuit is heating up in California — and it's all about pizza. The lawsuit is aimed at Nestle and its store-bought frozen pizza brands Dijornos, Stouffer's and California Pizza Kitchen. More
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    Deep fried foods may increase risk of prostate cancer
    Medical Daily
    The study found that, among men who ate fried foods once a week, the risk for aggressive forms of prostate cancer increased by nearly 40 percent. More
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    Meat quota row stalls EU-Canadian free trade talks
    Global Meat News
    Free trade talks between the European Union and Canada, staged since 2009, have hit an 11-hour hurdle over Canadian demands to sell more beef and pigmeat in Europe's lucrative import markets. More
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    Cost and supply benefits are 'icing on the cake' for soy proteins
    Food Navigator-USA
    After a few years of difficult market conditions, the soy protein market is enjoying "dynamic growth," but what does the future hold for this ingredient, and what kind of impact will the GMO issue have? More
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    Fallout continues following horsemeat discovery
    MeatPoultry.com
    Tesco PLC has dropped Silvercrest Foods as its beef supplier and plans to use DNA testing across the retailer's meat products. More
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    Food industry scales back merger activity in 2012
    PRWeb
    The Food Institute tracked 301 food industry mergers in 2012, down about 21 percent from 2011. More
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