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Food Hygiene

E. coli O157:H7 findings trigger multiple beef recalls in Canada

23 Mar 2018 News & Events

Two more ground beef recalls are in effect in Canada because of positive test results showing contamination with E. coli O157:H7. Multiple brands distributed by three companies are now implicated.

Frozen vegetable plant reopening 2 years after deadly outbreak

23 Mar 2018 News & Events

A former Pasco, WA, vegetable processing plant shut down last year after a deadly Listeria outbreak is reopening under new ownership and a new name.

Eating pecans had significant effect on biomarkers of heart disease and type 2 diabetes

22 Mar 2018 News & Events

A new study published in Nutrients shows that eating just 1.5 ounces of pecans - one small handful - every day may protect adults at risk for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D).

New Zealand officials remind people of the dangers of raw milk

22 Mar 2018 News & Events

New Zealand’s government is reminding people to be aware of the risks that come with drinking raw, unpasteurized milk. The country’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) posted the consumer notice recently, citing recalls.

Botanical extracts exhibit 'low-moderate effect' in measurements of fitness

22 Mar 2018 News & Events

Writing in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, the authors also call for a more complete guide to better understand the beneficial and harmful effects of some products.