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Food safety

The FDA has effectively banned some fancy cheeses like Roquefort – The Week

New FDA restrictions on the levels of harmless bacteria found in imported cheese have effectively banned […]

New generic labeling rule announced

A new rule has made it easier to implement certain types of meat and poultry labels, thanks to a new generic labeling rule announced last Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS).

The new rule expands the criteria for labels to be considered generically approved. For example, label […]

World Trade Organization: U.S. rules about country of origin label on meat wrong

The U.S. must make changes to a program requiring the labeling of meat with its country of origin, following a ruling handed down from the World Trade Organization (WTO) today.

The law required U.S. grocers to label beef, pork, chicken and lamb with their country of origin, or post signs with the information. It was […]