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Dog Food Protein – Knowing Your Dog Food

Dog food protein is essential to your dog. Dogs require more protein than humans. Interestingly enough, protein hasn’t always been the focus of dog food. Wikipedia has several examples from the 1800s that show a dog food focus on cheese, … Continue reading

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The Science and Law of Food Testing

The scientific credentials of anyone working within food testing need to be underpinned with knowledge of the current and emerging regulations. This means keeping a breast of any changes to food quality standards. The all too recent horse meat scandal … Continue reading

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Bad Chemicals Still Permitted in Foods of the United States

Urgent Report: Bad Chemicals Countries Ban Are Still Permitted in US Foods: Recent investigations point out the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) preference for the Food Industry and expose the frequent use of dangerous and cheap additives into the U.S. … Continue reading

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FDA Goes for Genomic Sequencing in Fight Vs Foodborne Pathogens, Food-Safety Reform Delayed

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is harnessing the scientific expertise of the University of California, Davis to sequence the genomes of 100,000 types and subtypes of deadly foodborne bacteria to help it corral contamination outbreaks, such as the multistate … Continue reading

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Enforcing Food Safety – The Government’s Responsibility

According to the Codex Alimentarius Commission of the United Nations, a food is regarded as safe “If it doesn’t cause harm to the consumer when prepared and/or eaten according to its intended use”. This entails that food should be free … Continue reading

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