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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Used for fast food frying, added to packaged foods, and fed to livestock, soybean oil is the most widely produced and consumed edible oil in the US, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
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.
The goals of this website are to provide enhanced customer service to innovators and developers, while ensuring Americans have access to safe and reliable food, and can learn more about the safe use of biotechnology innovations.
Patrick McCarthy, CEO of ValidCare, the market intelligence and research platform, has made 10 predictions for the US hemp-derived CBD industry for 2020 and beyond, which include an increase in demand for traceability, more use of products by the elderly and tighter certification.
While the shift from coal to natural gas has reduced carbon dioxide emissions overall, it has also reportedly changed local pollution levels at hundreds of areas around the country, improving human health and increasing crop yields.
Researchers from the University of Cordoba (UCO) crossed different strawberry genotypes in order to analyse and segregate the gene that increases the strawberry production cycle.
A cold and wet autumn has negatively impacted crop yields among potato farmers in North America, and concerns amongst processors are growing. Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, from Dalhousie University, explores the potential consequences and how the shrinkflation of fries and chips is a possibility.
The fellowship opportunities aim to connect USDA resources with faculty and staff at colleges and universities, with the aim to share agricultural knowledge and develop future collaborations.
Individually and collectively, these agencies aim to contribute to the initiative by encouraging long-term reductions, and working toward the goal of reducing food loss and waste in the US by 50 percent by 2030.
Orsi Dézsi, Business Unit Manager of Nonfood Compounds & Food Contact Materials at NSF International, explains the context of the regulations, standards and trends around food-grade lubricants and why they should be considered a valuable part of your food safety strategy, rather than a tick box issue.
USDA Under Secretary Ibach has signed a proclamation marking the official eradication of plum pox virus in the US, after its detection in Pennsylvania in 1999.
Taco Bell has stopped serving seasoned beef at restaurants across 21 US states over concerns the meat product may be contaminated with “metal shavings”.