New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that will help protect consumers from the harmful effects of a dangerous class of chemicals linked to serious health problems, according to Consumer Reports.
The Penn State Extension service is offering a webinar next week for volunteers who help prepare and serve food for their nonprofit organizations. The webinar is set from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST on …
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Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also a time for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be…
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An annual survey has recorded an increase in global anxiety about food safety and future food supplies. The U.S. was one of nine countries involved in the research.
The 13th edition of the Tetra Pak…
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The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed the FASTER Act, bringing sesame one step closer to becoming the ninth major allergen, as defined by federal law.
The Act would also require the federal government …
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Younger Australians have poorer food safety knowledge than older Aussies, according to a survey.
Research by the Food Safety Information Council (FSIC) found 75 percent of those between the ages of 18 and 34 said…
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Editor’s note: Even if you have already made holiday plans, it’s not to late to change them to reduce the chance of contracting or spreading the coronavirus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and
French authorities have renewed warnings about eating wild mushrooms after hundreds of poisoning cases in the past few months.
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) reported that since the…
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Half of the Romanian consumers are not aware of hazards such as mycotoxins and some pathogens, according to a study.
Researchers found there are gaps in the knowledge of Romanians with the majority not able…
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Coronavirus is the main issue concerning Germans, according to a survey by the country’s risk assessment agency.
The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)’s Consumer Monitor found more than a quarter of the public…
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