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Searching for Solutions to Improving Safety in China

The recent occurrence of tainted meat in China highlights the ongoing challenge of ensuring oversight and quality in food supply chains. An agreement signed in late July between a U.S. university and a food safety research center in China should help expand efforts to increase food safety in China and worldwide.

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SPECIAL FEATURE: A Look at Italian Food Safety

Raw ham, parmesan, mozzarella, pasta, pizza, lasagna, tiramisu—Italian food such as these are well known and appreciated around the world. In fact, food export in Italy represents one of the few business branches less affected by economic crisis that otherwise strangling the country at the moment; export increased 5.8 percent in 2013.

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‘Pink Slime’ Defamation Suit Subpoenas Hit Food Journalists

Five food journalists have been subpoenaed by Beef Products in its defamation lawsuit against ABC News over its reporting about the meat product referred to as “lean, finely textured beef” by industry but dubbed “pink slime” in the popular press.

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Detecting and Measuring Microbial (Unicellular Yeast) Growth on Food Products using Loss‐On‐Drying Moisture Analysis

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