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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 | 3 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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Guest Contributor: “Big 6” non-O157 STEC

March 2, 2012 | No comments

Guest Contributior: Michael “Mick” Guerini, Microbiologist and Technical Writer When can we be ready to detect the “Big 6” non-O157:H7 E. coli? The USDA’s […]

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USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America’s Schools

January 25, 2012 | No comments

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled new standards for school meals that will result in healthier meals […]

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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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USDA Poultry Inspections Could Get Streamlined, Saving $95 Million

January 23, 2012 | 1 comment

Food Court reported earlier this month on the USDA’s plan to close offices nation-wide as part of its plan to reduce […]

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USDA Seeks Comments on Revisions to Food Container Standards

January 19, 2012 | No comments

The USDA us propsing changes to the Standards for Condition of Food Containers (Title 7 Part 42), which sets out […]

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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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USDA Plan to Close Hundreds of Offices Raises Safety Concerns

January 10, 2012 | 1 comment

The Associated Press is reporting on an announcement from the The U.S. Agriculture Department (USDA), which saidit will close nearly 260 offices […]

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