14 Aug '11, 12pm

The Debt Deal Threatens to Put a Hurting on Food Safety: The breadth and reach of the FDA and the USDA seemed to...

The breadth and reach of the FDA and the USDA seemed to increase upon passage of the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act in January. The measure overhauled the nation's food safety system by giving the FDA power to recall tainted food and a host of other duties. But though the FDA was given more power, they may not be allotted the funds to back it up. What does that mean for food safety? It means that the rules may be stricter and at times, harsher, but enforcement must take a backseat. Food Safety News recently reported on how the debt deal will take its toll on both the FDA and the USDA. According to Food Safety News : "I don't see [FDA] going above flat line at best ... which is effectively a cut," says food safety consultant David Acheson, who served as associate commissioner of foods at FDA under the Bush administration. "FDA will likely stay on track with the [Food...

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Asian economic ministers say debt crisis threatens regional growth

Asian economic ministers say debt crisis threat...

channelnewsasia.com 13 Aug '11, 6pm

MANADO, Indonesia: Asian economic ministers on Saturday predicted a slowdown in regional economic growth this year amid th...

@miyagi @hai_ren @leafmonkey No, it doesn’t consume a WIDE variety of food or wash food. Only Prez can find out!

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ava.gov.sg 13 Aug '11, 6am

AVA has chosen the Asian Otter to be Singapore's food safety mascot. The otter was chosen because it consumes a wide varie...

The Raw Deal: Feds Smash Down Doors on the Raw Food Culture

The Raw Deal: Feds Smash Down Doors on the Raw ...

care2.com 13 Aug '11, 12pm

The shifting legality of marijuana dispensaries in California has created a cottage industry of sorts in the sunshine stat...

Food bloggers rally around one of their own

mnn.com 15 Aug '11, 1pm

I hope that the outpouring of prayers and pies is a bit of a comfort to Jennifer and her daughters as they mourn. I know t...

A Festival for good, sustainable food

A Festival for good, sustainable food

mnn.com 16 Aug '11, 11am

Localicious . Described as the "Grand Tasting Gala of the Year," this event will pair 30 local farmers with 30 of L.A.'s t...

36 million pounds of proof that our food safety...

grist.org 10 Aug '11, 5pm

If Cargill's 36 million pounds of antibiotic-resistant-salmonella-tainted turkey that sickened 77 people and killed one (a...

Bazaars' food safety under spotlight in Malaysia

Bazaars' food safety under spotlight in Malaysia

channelnewsasia.com 19 Aug '11, 3pm

KUALA LUMPUR : During this time of the year, Malaysians get to enjoy a wide array of local food and snacks, available only...

Student Loan Debt Could Cause the Next Financial Crisis

Student Loan Debt Could Cause the Next Financia...

care2.com 13 Aug '11, 4am

Student loans may be a financial bubble that’s about to burst , warned Moody’s Analytics in a report released in July . As...

Food Network listens to public outcry

mnn.com 15 Aug '11, 6pm

As a policy, Food Network and Cooking Channel do not incorporate or showcase recipes that involve animals on endangered sp...

Turkey recall highlights risks of FDA's delayed...

switchboard.nrdc.org 14 Aug '11, 3am

image courtesy Soil Science, via Flickr I went away for vacation and came back to headlines about a nationwide recall of t...

US will never default on debt

channelnewsasia.com 21 Aug '11, 4am

CHENGDU, China: US Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that the world's biggest economy would never default on its debts,...

Obama, Republicans clash on debt 'supercommittee'

channelnewsasia.com 09 Aug '11, 2am

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama and his Republican foes clashed Monday on whether a new congressional "supercommittee" ...

SGeans take note: "We are ranked 9 in the world...

We have heard ministers echoing that our medisave accounts will not be enough to cover our hospital expenses and medical n...

Easy Vanilla Ice Cream ~ Singapore Food & Recipes

Easy Vanilla Ice Cream ~ Singapore Food & Recipes

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