Food Safety

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FDA Tweaks Food Safety Rules Due Next Year

The government is rewriting sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that they could hurt business.

09/19/2014

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USDA Announces Beef Recall From Fort Worth Company

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety & Inspection Service has announced the recall of nearly 16,000 pounds of beef products from Fort Worth’s PFP Enterprises.

02/04/2014

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Company Recalls Nearly 23K Pounds Of Bacteria-Tainted Meat

Reser’s Fine Foods in Topeka, Kansas, is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products.

10/23/2013

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Study: More Children Experiencing Choking Incidents

Statistics show that food related choking incidents in children are on the rise. According to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, choking is the leading cause of childhood injuries showing up in emergency rooms.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2013

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Texas Leads In Turkey Fryer Related Fires

Texas leads the nation in grease and cooking related fires on Thanksgiving Day over the past five years. Here are some tips to prevent a holiday disaster.

11/20/2012

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Doctors & Parents Concerned About Chemical In Food Packaging

Studies have shown that BPA can seep into foods through the container, leading to growing concern over the effects of BPA exposure.

03/29/2012

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‘Pink Slime’ Maker Suspends Texas Plant Operations

The company that makes “pink slime” suspended operations Monday at three of four plants where the beef ingredient is made, saying officials would work to address recent public concern about the product.

03/26/2012

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No More Pink Slime For Kroger Customers

Kroger is dropping “pink slime” from its stores. The big grocery store company said today that it will stop buying ground beef containing “lean finely textured beef,” also known as “pink slime.”

03/22/2012