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New U.S.D.A. Meat Label Rule Survives Meat Packers Challenge; Lessons on Labeling Claims and Free Speech

September 12, 2013 | No comments

A U.S. district judge in Washington D.C. refused on Wednesday to stop the government from requiring labels on packages of […]

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Four Food Safety Tips for the Fourth of July from the USDA

July 2, 2012 | No comments

In the US the grilling season will be in full swing with the Independence Day celebrations occurring during the week. The USDA in […]

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USDA Targeting Six Additional Strains of E.coli in Raw Beef Trim Starting Monday

June 4, 2012 | No comments

  USDA Targeting Six Additional Strains of E.coli in Raw Beef Trim Starting Monday June 4, 2012 WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 […]

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USDA Streamlining Meat and Poultry Labeling Approval Process

May 23, 2012 | No comments

The USDA announced a new label review process this week. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), which is the primary […]

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USDA to Speed Tracking of E. Coli in Meat

May 2, 2012 | No comments

The USDA announced new regulations Wednesday that were required to draft under the 2008 farm bill.  The rules includes speeding up the […]

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Study Finds Antibiotics, Arsenic in Poultry Feed

April 6, 2012 | No comments

Arsenic finds its way into the news again. Food Court first reported on research finding organic arsenic in apple juice, […]

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FDA Petitioned Over Horse-Meat Safety

April 3, 2012 | 13 comments

Colorado non-profit Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have petitioned the FDA […]

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Nutrition Labeling for Meat Becomes Mandatory

March 6, 2012 | No comments

Shoppers may have already noticed changes in the meat isle at their local grocery store. Nutrition labels are now on […]

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Update: Supreme Court overturns Calif. Law on Euthanizing Downed Livestock (National Meat Association v. Harris (10-224))

January 23, 2012 | No comments

Food Court reported in November about the National Meat Association’s case heading to the Supreme Court (click herefor that story). Today the […]

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OMB Says Food Agency Merger Is Next

January 17, 2012 | No comments

In its Friday edition, The Hagstrom Report said Office of Management and Budget Director for Management, Jeff Zients, said that […]

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