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Don’t have time to scour the internet for latest food safety, animal safety, life sciences and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food safety

Know your meat: Global meat specifications becoming a reality – USDA blog

International meat standards recently got an update.

Survey of allergen advisory labeling – Food Standards Agency

The U.K.’s Food Standards Agency has started a countrywide food allergen survey.

Liow announces Malaysia’s Centre for Food Safety –

Malaysia moves to improve food safety.

Critical cell in fighting E. coli infection identified – Science Daily

A new discovery could eventually make it easier to protect people from E. coli.

Animal safety

Ethos Pet Nutrition quality assurance laboratory – Candidae

Cue big smiles.

Keeping pasture-kept horses safe during drought – The

When the rain’s away, toxin-producing weeds will play.

Hendra quarantines lifted in Ingham and Rockhampton, Queensland –

Two horses and a dog that previously had been infected with Hendra virus were released from quarantine as well.


High rainfall at flowering increase Fusarium mycotoxin risk to highest level in 10 years – Crop Production Magazine

Mycotoxins derived from Fusarium molds include fumonisin, deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone.

World coarse grain production prospects plummet –

According to the report, this month’s forecast decrease is the size of Argentina’s entire corn crop last year.

Reality: Drought is ugly – Midwest Producer

About 72 percent of the U.S. is experiencing drought.

Extreme temps wreak severe damage to corn – Farm World

The drought news isn’t getting better.

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