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  • outbreaks of food-borne i
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 52% of the 9,040 outbreaks of food-borne illness reported between 1998 and 2004, the latest year for which numbers are available, were linked to restaurants and other commercial food establishments. (latimes.com)
  • The FDA has had trouble quickly pinpointing the source of national outbreaks of food-borne illness, a task complicated by a lengthy food supply chain where tomatoes might change hands five times from farm to store. (washingtonpost.com)
  • meat industry
  • The experts at Intertek have composed a tailored meat industry solution specifically for these businesses to help them safeguard their brand, protect their customers and comply with all relevant regulations. (intertek.com)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been trying to get the meat industry to reduce its use of antibiotics, even proposing a set of voluntary guidelines in 2012, but it hasn't done much with it since. (techdirt.com)
  • If you use logic "borrowed from the anti-GMO crowd," you could argue that antibiotic abuse in the meat industry causes autism and diabetes. (techdirt.com)
  • The meat industry has opposed the tariffs since they were first proposed by United Steelworkers , which said Chinese imports were hurting U.S. jobs. (cbsnews.com)
  • dairy
  • Our comprehensive range of services means we specialise in supporting a wide variety of industries within the food sector, including Animal Feed & Pet Food , Meat , Dairy , Honey and Hive , Seafood , Fruit and Vegetables , Convenience Foods , Hospitality and Retail to help you tackle the unique challenges you face. (intertek.com)
  • Australias dairy industry partners. (ferret.com.au)
  • Every day around 84 million adults consume fast food in the U.S. alone, but the inconvenient truth of convenience food is that the environmental impacts of the sector's meat and dairy products have hit unsustainable levels," said Jeremy Coller, the head of Coller Capital, in a statement. (inhabitat.com)
  • Not to mention, the severe impact the dairy industry has on the environment. (inhabitat.com)
  • If they choose not to act and better the environment, experts predict the agricultural industry - which includes dairy and meat production - will account for around 70 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions within the next 30 years. (inhabitat.com)
  • processors
  • The system also includes the food marketing industries that link farms to consumers, and which include food and fiber processors, wholesalers, retailers, and foodservice establishments. (wikipedia.org)
  • 3M Food Safety (Microbiology) designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of innovative solutions that help improve safety, quality and business results for food and beverage processors, food preparation sites and reference laboratories worldwide. (ferret.com.au)
  • This prosecution is significant because it is one of the first times that food processors have been criminally tried in a federal food-poisoning case. (lexology.com)
  • The analysis uses a spatial probit model along with spatial clustering methods to analyze county-level data for 12 states in the midwest and southern U.S. Findings suggest that rural areas are at a comparative disadvantage with respect to attracting demand-oriented food processors, but non-metro counties with economic ties to urban centers may be attractive investment sites to supply-oriented food manufacturers. (repec.org)
  • agriculture
  • Many food industries depend almost entirely on local agriculture or fishing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agriculture is the process of producing food, feeding products, fiber and other desired products by the cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals ( livestock ). (wikipedia.org)
  • Agronomists today are involved with many issues including producing food, creating healthier food, managing environmental impact of agriculture, and extracting energy from plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (P.L. 111353) Nutrition Labeling S. 1926 - Healthy Food Financing Initiative H.R. 2112 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for 2012 H.R. 2434 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2012 S. 1573 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2012 H. Rept. (opensecrets.org)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. (usda.gov)
  • What Britain's exit from the European Union ("Brexit") means for food and agriculture is worth attention. (foodpolitics.com)
  • The common agriculture policy (CAP) swallows up nearly 40% of the total EU budget…Britain produces just more than half what it consumes and depends on Europe to provide more than a quarter of the rest, while the EU's population of more than 500 million people provides the UK's most significant export market for food. (foodpolitics.com)
  • Amid growing concerns of agriculture and water risks, a group of global investors are putting pressure on the fast food industry to come up with a sustainable model to lower their footprint on the environment. (inhabitat.com)
  • One of the biggest issues with fast food restaurants is their dependency on agriculture, specifically the beef industry . (inhabitat.com)
  • regulations
  • At Intertek, we understand that animal feed and pet food need to be carefully tested and analysed in order to not only comply with the relevant regulations in destination markets, but to ensure quality and safety for the benefit of the consumer, your brand and your reputation. (intertek.com)
  • FDA also released a letter to the food industry urging all companies to adhere to current regulations on trans fat claims, labeling of foods for children and health claims. (idfa.org)
  • products
  • In 2010, Bangladesh exported over $700 million worth of processed food and beverages, over 60 percent of them were shrimp and fish products. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recently the defining characteristics of the industry has been the processing of increasingly diverse products to meet the changing demands of the Bangladesh population. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the increasing demand for convenient and high quality food, pressure is placed on manufacturers to deliver safe and exciting new products to a changing world. (intertek.com)
  • Intertek works with every stage of the food supply chain and has a wealth of experience in preparing convenience products for market. (intertek.com)
  • Intertek is one of the world-leading experts in the analysis of honey and hive products and offers a comprehensive honey and hive solution to the food industry, providing customers with a tailored service, with practical advice and fast, reliable test results. (intertek.com)
  • Ensuring the safety and authenticity of products is of critical importance to businesses operating within the meat and poultry industry. (intertek.com)
  • Food processing takes clean, harvested or slaughtered and butchered components and uses them to produce marketable food products. (wikipedia.org)
  • Legislation to allow growers of healthy foods and manufacturers of dietary supplements to cite legitimate scientific studies on the health benefits of these products without having them classified as unapproved new drugs. (opensecrets.org)
  • A recent report titled Best Public Relations Money Can Buy: A Guide to Food Industry Front Groups (IRS) published by the Center for Food Safety last week describes how Big Food and Big Ag "hide behind friendly-sounding organizations" in order to fool the media, policymakers and general public into trusting their companies and products. (organicconsumers.org)
  • As consumers become increasingly aware of the myriad problems associated with the "highly industrialized and overly-processed food system"-including the presence of antibiotics and hormones in animal products, the impact of pesticide use on both the environment and consumers, and the exploitation of animals and food system employees-the corporate food industry has had to result to alternative ways of countering the narrative. (organicconsumers.org)
  • Green Buying directories for finding organic food, local food, natural and holistic products. (organicconsumers.org)
  • Contains a comprehensive set of resources for industry on labeling, including regulatory guidance on nutrition labeling, health claims, and recommendations for specific products. (usda.gov)
  • Describes efforts to facilitate the efficient, fair marketing of U.S. agricultural products, including food products. (usda.gov)
  • The "lean meat" remains are treated with ammonium hydroxide to kill any harmful bacteria (a process used in the processing of many food products to make them safer). (businessinsider.com)
  • In March of last year, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer broadcast an unflattering segment about pink slime as a cheap filler in ground beef products that was once only used in dog food. (businessinsider.com)
  • Soon fast food chains, supermarkets, and others began distancing themselves from the ingredient assuring their customers that they no longer sell meat products that use pink slime. (businessinsider.com)
  • The frozen food market consists of the retail sale of frozen fish/seafood, meat products, potato products, pizza, ready meals and bakery products. (reportlinker.com)
  • Traditionally, industry and regulators have depended on spot-checks of manufacturing conditions and random sampling of final products to ensure safe food. (usingenglish.com)
  • In my conversations with industry leaders, I sense a strong desire within the industry for a level playing field and a commitment to producing safe, healthy products," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg in her letter to industry. (idfa.org)
  • Islam requires practicing Muslims to consume halal products, and, at its most basic, that means foods and drinks that do not contain any alcohol or pork. (tradearabia.com)
  • But the new law has triggered a small gold rush for technology companies angling for a piece of an emerging market, which covers food other than meat, poultry and egg products. (washingtonpost.com)
  • and looks at some of the absolutely ridiculous things that the food industry does to essentially trick people into buying their products by portraying them as more healthy than they are. (plos.org)
  • executives
  • Without improvements in food handling, especially of produce, new outbreaks of E. coli and other food-borne diseases will shake the public's confidence in the fare served at restaurants, industry executives say. (latimes.com)
  • Given the Department of Justice's recent success in prosecuting food manufacturing executives on criminal charges, the industry likely will see more of the same in the near future. (lexology.com)
  • In 2013, the federal government brought high-profile criminal charges against food company executives in two important cases. (lexology.com)
  • Although both civil and criminal statutes and penalties against a company and individuals are available, the government has rarely used criminal provisions to charge individual food industry executives and employees. (lexology.com)
  • But industry executives say the lack of global or regional benchmarks is stunting the industry's potential at a time when countries such as Japan and Australia are jumping on the halal bandwagon to cater to a rising number of Muslim travellers. (tradearabia.com)
  • Labeling
  • Dietary guidelines, food labeling and other nutrition related issues. (opensecrets.org)
  • Big Food trade associations got a meeting at the White House to argue that the deadlines for implementing the new Nutrition Facts panel and GMO labeling need to be synchronized (translation: delayed as long as possible). (foodpolitics.com)
  • The Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday that it recently sent warning letters regarding labeling issues to 17 food companies. (idfa.org)
  • That reinforces my belief that FDA should provide as clear and consistent guidance as possible about food labeling claims and nutrition information in general, and specifically about how the growing use of front-of-pack calorie and nutrient information can best help consumers construct healthy diets. (idfa.org)
  • traceability
  • Offers research, objective advice, and practical expertise about food product traceability and data collaboration. (usda.gov)
  • The "one step forward, one step back" traceability requirement - for processed food and produce - is designed to make it easier for the Food and Drug Administration to identify the source of an outbreak of foodborne illness, trace its path and swiftly remove it from the food supply. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Many in the food business already are using traceability technology, mostly relying on bar codes that can be affixed after harvesting to a piece of fruit or a crate. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Paul Chang, who leads the traceability initiative at IBM, said the company is basically taking the tracking system it uses for the pharmaceutical industry and adopting it to the food business. (washingtonpost.com)
  • He said traceability helps not only with safety but also allows companies to hold their partners along the chain accountable for moving food quickly and avoiding spoilage. (washingtonpost.com)
  • In some cases, companies are going beyond the federal requirement and making a portion of the traceability information available to consumers, who are increasingly interested in the way food is produced. (washingtonpost.com)
  • PepsiCo
  • In the latest case, 15-year-old Sarah Kavanaugh created an online petition asking PepsiCo for the removal of BVO (brominated vegetable oil) from Gatorade once she discovered it is a flame-retardant chemical that is banned as a food ingredient in Japan and EU countries. (businessinsider.com)
  • Ditto for some of their presentations, such as one titled "A Fresh Look At Processed Foods," presented by a 15-year Kellogg's veteran and an employee of the International Food Information Council, which according to Grist has representatives from Dannon Co., General Mills, Kraft Foods, PepsiCo, and Mars, Inc. on its board of trustees. (mercola.com)
  • dietary
  • The local food system is being replaced by a food system that is controlled by transnational corporations…this dietary deterioration doesn't just harm bodily health but also the environment, local economies, and Brazil's rich food traditions. (foodpolitics.com)
  • And in 2014, the Ministry of Health released new dietary guidelines that made healthy-food advocates across the world swoon [ I did a post on them when they were released ]. (foodpolitics.com)
  • To say the ADA's connection to junk-food giants is concerning is an understatement, because it impacts dietary advice given to Americans by supposed "authorities. (mercola.com)
  • beef
  • When people learn that it is made from "throw-away" parts of beef carcasses, treated with an ammonia compound, and formerly used in dog food, the negative images are multiplied. (businessinsider.com)
  • With fast food continuing to rise in popularity, the demand for more beef has reached unsustainable levels. (inhabitat.com)
  • practices
  • The experts at Intertek understand that businesses within the fresh produce industry need to evaluate their food safety practices during the production of fruit and vegetables . (intertek.com)
  • This is because consumers are demanding fresh and convenient produce, leading to the development of specific food safety practices within the fresh produce industry. (intertek.com)
  • market
  • The variety of frozen foods in the market reflects the wide use of frozen foods in households. (encyclopedia.com)
  • As per the above trends, the organic food market is expected to boom in 2019. (entrepreneur.com)
  • Industry positions ​ Earlier this month, the Irish Association of Health Stores (IAHS) kicked up strong opposition to the treaty, claiming that like all "draconian Brussels laws" ​ it would benefit conservative players and large firms, while damaging small companies and the more liberated Irish market in general. (foodnavigator.com)
  • And as sales of highly processed foods and drinks have plateaued (and even fallen, in the case of soda) in the United States and other rich countries, Latin America has become a key market…In recent years, Brazil has inscribed the right to food in its Constitution and reformed its federal school-lunch program to broaden its reach while bolstering local farms. (foodpolitics.com)
  • Frozen Food in Canada (CA) industry profile offers top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information containing: segment market share, market value (value and volume 2010-14, and estimate to 2019). (reportlinker.com)
  • Fundamental source for important data and analysis covering the Canada frozen food market. (reportlinker.com)
  • What was the dimension of the Canada frozen food market worth in 2014? (reportlinker.com)
  • What is the projected dimension of the Canada frozen food market in 2019? (reportlinker.com)
  • What elements influence the competition forces in the Canada frozen food market? (reportlinker.com)
  • Who are the main actors in Canada's frozen food market? (reportlinker.com)
  • Baby Food in Turkey (TR) industry profile offers top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information containing: segment market share, market value (value and volume 2011-15, and estimate to 2020). (reportlinker.com)
  • Fundamental source for important data and analysis covering the Turkey baby food market. (reportlinker.com)
  • What was the size of the Turkey baby food market worth in 2015? (reportlinker.com)
  • What will be the size of the Turkey baby food market in 2020? (reportlinker.com)
  • What factors are influencing the force of competition in the Turkey baby food market? (reportlinker.com)
  • Who are the main competitors in Turkey's baby food market? (reportlinker.com)
  • The baby food market consists of the retail sale of baby cereals & dry meals, baby drinks, baby finger foods, baby wet meals, follow on/second stage milk, special formula, starter/first stage milk, toddler/3rd stage/GUM milk, and others. (reportlinker.com)
  • I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. (reportlinker.com)
  • The storm of bad publicity that hit confectioner Cadbury in Malaysia highlights the costly, religious minefield food companies must navigate as they rush to tap the surging $1 trillion global halal market. (tradearabia.com)
  • An exporter intending to export food from Sudan should know and deliver easily the halal certification requirements from almost any market they feel they can grow in. (tradearabia.com)
  • Organic Food in Asia-Pacific industry profile offers broad overview information containing: market size (value 2012-16, and estimate to 2021). (reportlinker.com)
  • What will be the size of the Asia-Pacific organic food market in 2021? (reportlinker.com)
  • What factors are influencing the force of competition in the Asia-Pacific organic food market? (reportlinker.com)
  • What are the top segments that make up Asia-Pacific's organic food market? (reportlinker.com)
  • frozen food
  • During World War II , homemakers began to join the U.S. workforce in large numbers and appreciated the timesaving advantages of frozen food. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The food industry has also responded to the abilities of the new refrigerator models to hold frozen food by introducing frozen foods such as entrees, vegetable, breads, fruits, desserts, juices, snack foods, and ice cream . (encyclopedia.com)
  • Since a frozen food has a very small amount of unfrozen water that attracts the microwave energy first, the heat is generated in a small part of the food load and is rapidly absorbed by the frozen part. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Canadian frozen food sector, in total, generated revenues of $4,015.8m in 2014, totalling a CAGR of 2.60 percent in the timespan 2010-2014. (reportlinker.com)
  • Firms
  • Food processing firms are often seen as potential sources of growth for rural areas. (repec.org)
  • As a result, global food firms face higher production costs as they must comply with a mix of national processing standards that can vary widely even within the same country. (tradearabia.com)
  • Big food firms have been ramping up their investment and expertise in halal, eyeing a fast-growing Muslim population that is forecast to add a billion people by 2050 with rising education and income levels. (tradearabia.com)
  • agribusiness
  • But his latest piece in the New York Times Magazine reads like a script for a black and white Western, with food companies, agribusiness and commodity producers cast in the role of Bad Guy and local organic farmers and vegans cast as the Men in White Hats. (edf.org)
  • Rural Development
  • Food Industry Investment Flows: Implications for Rural Development ," The Review of Regional Studies , Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 36(2), pages 140-162. (repec.org)
  • Search
  • Another factor complicating the search for a single standard is the intense rivalry between countries for a slice of the industry. (tradearabia.com)
  • consumers
  • The appliance and food industries noted the acceptance by consumers of both freezing preservation of foods and the small freezer sections in household refrigerators. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Firstly, growth in e-commerce sector has acted like a facilitator for the organic food industry to reach out to the potential consumers in Tier II and Tier III cities. (entrepreneur.com)
  • These are some of the confusing and misleading messages that consumers are inundated with every day under the guise of 'factual evidence' peddled by alleged consumer and food safety groups. (organicconsumers.org)
  • This is disconcerting, as many health conscious consumers now take the time to carefully read food labels. (mercola.com)
  • healthier
  • Those of us advocating for food systems that are healthier for people and the planet have much to learn from our colleagues in the South. (foodpolitics.com)
  • traditionally
  • Food processing in Bangladesh has traditionally been small scale, with domestic or family business using common processing knowledge for the conservation and handling of raw agricultural commodities to make them usable as food and feed. (wikipedia.org)
  • safety
  • Through our network of over 43,000 people in 1,000 laboratories and offices in 100 countries, Intertek provides quality and safety solutions to a wide range of industries around the world. (intertek.com)
  • Our global experts provide retail solutions to businesses within the industry to ensure that they comply with national and international standards for food safety and quality. (intertek.com)
  • Those measures, while changing the way many fast-food chains operate and reducing outbreaks from contaminated meat, did nothing to improve the safety of produce. (latimes.com)
  • Produce is the Achilles' heel of the restaurant industry," said Michael Doyle, director of the Center for Food Safety at the University of Georgia, who was hired as a consultant by Taco Bell during the outbreak. (latimes.com)
  • S. 216, Food Safety Accountability Act of 2011, to increase criminal penalties for certain knowing and intentional violations relating to food that is misbranded or adulterated. (opensecrets.org)
  • Monitor implementation of the Food Safety Law. (opensecrets.org)
  • For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Politics and Democracy page and our Food Safety Research Center page . (organicconsumers.org)
  • Gives information about this set of international food standards and its attendant guidelines and codes of practice contributing to the safety, quality, and fairness of the international food trade. (usda.gov)
  • growth
  • Although commercial scale food processing using modern technology especially for wheat and rice milling, mustard seed crushing and very limited bread and cookie manufacturing appeared during the 1960s, the growth of this sector did not gain momentum in terms of operational scale and quality until the 1980s. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the digital literacy rate in India is growing, the demand for organic food in India will see good growth. (entrepreneur.com)
  • By reforming how decisions are made in the EU, making the bloc more efficient and effective, the treaty would have ensured continued economic growth and prosperity, fostering the export-led growth of the food and drink sector, said the group. (foodnavigator.com)
  • Contains industry size and segmentation information, textual and graphical study of business growth trends, dominant companies and macroeconomic data. (reportlinker.com)
  • Community Attributes Influencing Local Food Processing Growth in the U.S. Corn Belt ," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie , Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 45(3), pages 235-250, November. (repec.org)
  • livestock
  • According to data from the FDA , the livestock industry now uses almost 80% of all the antibiotics used in the U.S. The main concern is that the practice of dosing healthy farm animals daily with antibiotics will create drug-resistant bacteria. (techdirt.com)
  • companies
  • The facility now holds CoVE status in food manufacture and currently supports over 3,000 part-time students representing 96 companies including 32 multinational, multi-site organisations and 64 small to medium-sized enterprises. (lincoln.ac.uk)
  • Over the last 30 years, big transnational food companies have aggressively expanded into Latin America. (foodpolitics.com)
  • Others in the food industry, including meat trade groups and companies like Hormel and Tyson Foods , previously expressed concern that tire tariffs could lead to retaliatory measures on the part of China. (cbsnews.com)
  • FDA cautioned some companies to make only approved health claims for foods and to avoid using claims that purport to "treat, prevent or cure disease," which are reserved for drug labels. (idfa.org)
  • Working together, companies in the fast food industry can improve the environment and help cut down on greenhouse gas emissions . (inhabitat.com)
  • It is unclear how the fast food companies have reacted to the letter. (inhabitat.com)
  • Global investors are pressuring fast food companies to re-think their carbon footprint. (inhabitat.com)
  • actors
  • With this piece of legislation, as with all food legislation, the actors involved would still be the Commission - as the one in charge of proposing legislation - and the Council (i.e. member states) and Parliament as the ones adopting it, explained Lorène Courrège, director of regulatory affairs at the European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers (EHPM). (foodnavigator.com)
  • processes
  • The food industry today has become highly diversified, with manufacturing ranging from small, traditional, family-run activities that are highly labor intensive, to large, capital-intensive and highly mechanized industrial processes. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • All industries have issues that continually need to be addressed, and the food industry is no exception. (edf.org)
  • Advocate and consult regarding food and nutrition issues. (opensecrets.org)
  • Heller is editor of NutraIngredients-USA.com and is a specialist writer on food industry issues. (foodnavigator.com)
  • According to the ADA, the conference brings together "more than 10,000 registered dietitians, nutrition science researchers, policy makers, health-care providers and industry leaders to address key issues affecting the health of America. (mercola.com)
  • The ICCR has a long track record of talking with fast food chains about environmental issues, such as water hazards and deforestation. (inhabitat.com)
  • recalls
  • This trial involved allegations that the Parnells knowingly shipped contaminated peanut butter and peanut paste to customers and faked lab tests intended to screen for salmonella, resulting in one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history. (lexology.com)
  • Includes lists of recalls ordered by recency and by food product. (usda.gov)
  • meals
  • In the early twenty-first century, frozen foods are an important component of meals prepared and served in both homes and restaurants. (encyclopedia.com)
  • markets
  • This paper examines the influence that agglomeration, labor, product and input markets, infrastructure, and government fiscal attributes have on food manufacturing investment flows. (repec.org)
  • system
  • We need to identify where there are loopholes in the system and address how to fix them, both for Taco Bell and the industry. (latimes.com)
  • The U.S. food system is a complex network of farmers and the industries that link to them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Except, our food system is changing, more than Pollan acknowledges. (edf.org)
  • US food system is broken. (techdirt.com)
  • stands for cleverly thought-out system solutions for hygienic production in the food industry. (rittal.com)
  • The new requirement represents a major adjustment for some parts of the nation's food system, as the government imposes standards and electronic record-keeping on an industry where small players still rely on handshakes and paper invoices. (washingtonpost.com)
  • sector
  • Food industry is a rapidly growing sector in Bangladesh, employing a significant portion of the labor force in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Intertek is a solutions provider for a wide range of industries within the food sector. (intertek.com)
  • Food brands can face significant challenges in their supply chains as continual advances in technology mean the sector must constantly change in order to keep up. (environmentalleader.com)
  • Among others to speak at the ceremony were Steve Broadbent, General Manager of Geest s Welland Fresh Foods and Director of the Spalding site, Steve Quilt , Key Account Manager at Ishida Europe and David Tournay, Operations Manager at Improve, the sector skills council for the food manufacturing sector. (lincoln.ac.uk)
  • The Turkish baby food sector, in total, generated revenues of $246.5m in 2015, totalling a CAGR of 13.20 percent in the timespan 2011-2015. (reportlinker.com)
  • legislation
  • Legislation as normal ​ One of the main objections cited by IAHS was the setting of maximum levels for nutrients in food supplements, which could have damaged smaller industry players if governed under a more centralized European power. (foodnavigator.com)
  • fast-food
  • The Klaus family has lived the fast-food industry's nightmare: people getting sick from E. coli . (latimes.com)
  • Cases like this still haunt the fast-food industry. (latimes.com)
  • In the last few months, hundreds of diners have been sickened by E. coli transmitted through lettuce served by fast-food chains Taco Bell and Taco John's. (latimes.com)
  • E. coli has dogged the fast-food industry since 1992, when tainted hamburger meat served by the Jack in the Box chain killed three children and sickened 700 patrons. (latimes.com)
  • Fast-food chains also reviewed their cooking techniques to make sure meat was heated to at least 160 degrees, the temperature that kills the pathogen. (latimes.com)
  • Fast food is one of the most popular conveniences of modern society, but it comes at a huge risk to the environment. (inhabitat.com)
  • The investors, who manage a combined $6.5 trillion, issued letters to six of the largest fast food chains in the United States. (inhabitat.com)
  • produce
  • People eat it raw and the produce industry does not have a sure-fire treatment that kills harmful bacteria. (latimes.com)
  • The speakers actually gave the message that processed foods are an important part of the American diet to be consumed along with fresh produce! (mercola.com)
  • Organic food is produce that has been independently certified to have been grown free of chemicals. (reportlinker.com)
  • Trade
  • Fish was first frozen in the United States in 1865, and in 1917, Clarence Birdseye began word on freezing foods for retail trade. (encyclopedia.com)
  • News
  • Owned and operated by Prime Creative Media, Ferret.com.au provides a comprehensive central online source containing the latest product, supplier and industry news updates attracting more than 70,000 unique visitors each month. (ferret.com.au)