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Food safety risks, costs, waste likely to increase in ‘clean’ era

Two veteran food science and human nutrition experts at Iowa State University are worried about food safety eroding and food waste piling up because of millennials’ demands for “clean food.” ISU Professors Ruth MacDonald and Ruth Litchfield say the individual choices food manufacturers are making to make “clean label” claims are having negative consequences when it… Continue Reading

Sauces Recalled Due to Misbranding

An Oklahoma company is recalling approximately 8,888 pounds of frozen meat and poultry pie products distributed to restaurants, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday, because the sauces are misbranded and contain sodium benzoate, a food preservative, which does not appear on package labels and is not approved for use… Continue Reading