Here are the Monday links

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

Food safety

Poll shows food safety confidence slightly decreased this yearFood Safety News

People are less confident in U.S. food safety than last year, according to a new report.

Fukushima fish “may be inedible for a decade” – The Guardian

The fish still exhibit significant levels of radiation following the Fukushima nuclear accident in 2011.

Animal safety

U.S. increases funding to combat influenza and emerging disease threats – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

An additional $20 million in funding will help with monitoring of bird flu and other emerging, pathogenic diseases.


Russia cuts corn export by half due to high domestic

The reason? Corn replacing barley in animal feed.

USFRA releases new online tool to address consumers’ questions on food production –

A collection of industry groups have launched a new project aimed at answering consumers’ questions about where food comes from.

DDGS overtakes soybean feeds in the U.S. –

The ethanol industry produced more animal feed this year than the soybean industry, according to a representative from the Renewable Fuels Association.

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