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June 22 constituent update – FSIS
How to reduce the chance of catching a foodborne illness after a wildfire, new chloramphenicol testing protocols and an extended comment period for HACCP validation – it’s been busy at the USDA.
On a gluten-free diet? Green banana flour might be the answer to preserving taste and healthfulness in alternative products such as gluten-free pastas.
Former BPI employee plans to file suit over LFTB backlash – Food Safety News
A former employee is fighting back against “pink slime” broadcasters and others.
Keeping food safe when the power goes out – FoodSafety.gov
It’s not a cure for being afraid of the dark, but these tips will help keep food from giving you a case of the ick.
Tracking norovirus outbreaks through Google searches for symptoms is highly accurate. Norovirus still is bad news.
Add food safety to the pre-hurricane preparations checklist.
India looks to clean up street food standards.
FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act needs funding to protect food supply – Kalamazoo Gazette
Years after her daughter contracted Hepatitis A from tainted strawberries, Kathy Dopp shares why the Food Safety Modernization Act matters.
California grooming bill still excessive, PIJAC warns – Veterinary Practice News
A pet industry group is fighting against a California bill that would place new certification requirements on pet groomers.
Planning for equine evacuations during hurricanes – TheHorse.com
Tips on how to make evacuation easier on owners and their horses.
Rabies found in Georgia horse; six people exposed to virus – TheHorse.com
The six people who were exposed to the virus are receiving treatment.
Dozens of endangered birds have died from botulism in recent days. A different strain of the bacteria also is deadly to horses.
Foodie News – State of Michigan
Catch up with what’s going on in Michigan agriculture.
Midwest drought now serious, but not yet disaster – Farm World
Illinois and Indiana are experiencing drier-than-normal conditions.
This year’s tomato crop is shaping up to be a good one for U.S. farmers.
U.K. farmers adapt to climate change – Scientific American
Whether it’s abnormal weather patterns or climate change, U.K. farmers know one thing for sure – the weather is changing.
Neogen’s former director of industry affairs was appointed to run the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Congrats!