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Weight-Loss Products Safety Alert Expanded by FDA

U.S. News reported this past Friday that FDA announced an expanded nationwide alert about tainted weight-loss products containing undeclared, active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Herbal Xenicol,…

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New Peanut Safety Guidelines set by FDA

This past Tuesday, FDA issued new safety guidelines for companies that use peanut products, reported Red Orbit.
FDA said “it may seize products that test positive for salmonella bacteria,…

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“Ingredients for a Safe Food Supply”

This weekend, Atlanta Journal Constitution published an opinion from Pam Bailey, the president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, on how to create a safer food supply.
Pam Bailey…

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Experts Place Spotlight on U.S. Chemical Control Law—In Dire Need of Reform

According to Environment News Service, experts told a House panel on Thursday that the U.S. chemical regulatory system fails to protect public health and the environment and “is in dire need…

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PCA President Refuses to testify to Congress & is MORE concerned with Money

The latest news on the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) where the national outbreak of salmonella started is that PCA’s president, Stewart Parnell refused to testify in front of Congress,…

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PCA President & Company still claim they did NOTHING Wrong

Despite FDA confirming the contamination of salmonella at the Peanut Corporation of America’s (PCA) plant in Georgia and finding reports of about 12 other times where PCA had problems with…

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New Georgia Food Safety division Desired in the wake of PCA & the Salmonella Outbreak

Associated Press reported yesterday that Tommy Irvin, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner called for a new state division. The division would focus on food safety monitoring “in the wake of a…

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Consumers Questioning the True Safety of Products

The Georgia local news discussed the recent salmonella outbreak and what Georgia is currently doing to prevent incidents like this from occurring again.
Currently, there is a bill being introduced…

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Criminal Charges brought against Peanut Corporation of America

Local eyewitness news reported that authorities began a criminal investigation into the Peanut Corporation of America’s (PCA) Georgia facility because of the link to the salmonella…

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Roaches, Mold & Leaks Found PCA’s Georgia Facility

The Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) has been under investigation ever since Minnesota officials found salmonella bacteria in a tub of their manufactured peanut butter.
FDA inspectors found…