GEA plans 'ice pigging' pilot program for food processors FoodProductionDaily.com GEA is trialing a technique used in the water industry, called ice pigging, to promote as a service to the processing industry, with its debut at Drinktec 2013, and is looking for companies to take part.
GMOs: To eat or not to eat? NPR In the interest of consumers, it is perhaps time for the National Academy of Sciences to make public — or at least louder and more accessible — its opinion on the safety of GMO food.
FDA sets a standard on labeling 'gluten free' The New York Times The federal government set a standard for gluten-free claims on food labels, a step that health officials said would help the three million Americans with celiac disease and bring uniformity to the $4 billion market for gluten-free products.
10 tips for reducing the risk of employment-related litigation D. Albert Brannen This article offers tips for minimizing or avoiding employment-related liability. These tips apply even to employers who may not have enough employees to be covered by the major federal employment laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Food fight: The fallout over free school lunches MSN News No one is staging a coup in the cafeteria yet, but as American students prepare to head back to school, there is a battle brewing over the National School Lunch Program that feeds millions of American children each year.
Scientists put cancer-fighting power back into frozen broccoli ScienceBlog There was bad news, then good news from University of Illinois broccoli researchers. In the first study, they learned that frozen broccoli lacks the ability to form sulforaphane. But a second study demonstrated how the food industry can act to restore the frozen vegetable's health benefits.
FDA proposes rules for safer imported foods Ag Week Chances are that about 15 percent of the food you eat — more if your diet includes lots of fruits, vegetables and cheese — comes from abroad, and the government is taking steps now to make it safer.
CARB signs agreement with Australian climate agency Fleet Owner The California Air Resources Board and the Australian Clean Energy Regulator signed a memorandum of understanding to guide collaboration between the agencies in addressing the global issue of climate change.