food safety


You’re much more likely to get a foodborne illness eating at a restaurant than in your own home, according to a new report.

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Many of the food terrorism scenarios outlined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration involve liquid.

Shop Talk - April 10

Apr 10, 2012

The panelists discuss so-called "ag gag" laws, one of which was recently signed by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad.

The bill makes it a crime to access an agricultural facility under false pretenses.  Illinois and Missouri lawmakers have considered similar legislation.

Critics of the bill say it is too broad because it does not define "false pretenses." Supporters say the law will protect farmers.