Monthly Archives: January 2017

FDA Goes for Genomic Sequencing in Fight Vs Foodborne Pathogens, Food-Safety Reform Delayed

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is harnessing the scientific expertise of the University of California, Davis to sequence the genomes of 100,000 types and subtypes of deadly foodborne bacteria to help it corral contamination outbreaks, such as the multistate … Continue reading

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Enforcing Food Safety – The Government’s Responsibility

According to the Codex Alimentarius Commission of the United Nations, a food is regarded as safe “If it doesn’t cause harm to the consumer when prepared and/or eaten according to its intended use”. This entails that food should be free … Continue reading

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