Monthly Archives: September 2012

Outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney Associated with Peanut Butter

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on September 22, 2012 that a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney infections had been associated with peanut butter.  As of September 22, a total of 29 persons infected with the outbreak strain … Continue reading

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New Resource From IFIC – Understanding Common Food Ingredients

The International Food Information Council has released a two-page guide which helps consumers understand common food additives and why they are added to certain foods.  The guide explains the reasons why additives are used in foods, explains what is meant … Continue reading

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FDA Advice on Arsenic in Rice

FDA this week recommended that consumers not change their consumption of rice and rice products at this time, and that people eat a balanced diet containing a wide variety of grains.  This recommendation was based on the results of arsenic analyses by the … Continue reading

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