US PIRG Education Fund, authors of the report, have called for food safety agencies to take greater control in order to ensure the safety of consumers in the US.
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The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Food & Water Watch (FWW) have filed a lawsuit against the USDA in a bid to protect consumers from potentially unsafe pork products.
Heterosis, hybrid vigor, or outbreeding enhancement is said to be the improved or increased function of any biological quality in a hybrid offspring, which can potentially alter the dominance and over-dominance hypothesis in cattle.
Rabbits are said to be the second most farmed species in the EU, and although there are rules stipulating standards for the protection of farmed animals, including rabbits, there is no species-specific legislation protecting the welfare of farmed rabbits in the EU.
The survey reportedly found that 86 percent of the tested bacon products contained salt levels equal to or greater than levels found in seawater.
CFS has argued that the National Residue Program does not test for all the veterinary drugs that may be used in food animals, which is said to be insufficient to “protect the health and welfare of consumers” as required by federal law.
The decision was made after The Canadian Food Inspection Agency allegedly received false or misleading information from the licence holders concerning E. coli lab results.
Rabobank, a Dutch cooperative bank, has published its annual global animal protein outlook for 2020, with key factors including African swine fever and trade opportunities.
The process is said to use renewable energy and a probiotic production process to convert the elements into a nutrient-rich protein with the same amino acid profile as an animal protein.
Ezzo Sausage Company, a Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 25,115 pounds of pizza sausage products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes,
During further processing, Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc discovered extraneous materials in some of its poultry products. As a result, it is recalling around 2 million pounds of products.
The head of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has warned that all countries, no matter their geographical location, are at risk of having African swine fever enter their borders.
New York Style Sausage Co reportedly sold raw pork sausage products containing undeclared sesame seeds, which were discovered by the FSIS during routine inspection label verification activities.