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What Poisoned Pomegranates Tell Us About Food Safety

What Poisoned Pomegranates Tell Us About Food Safety

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Food and Drug Administration recently announced a plan to try and prevent American food companies from importing contaminated produce from abroad. The case of the poisoned pomegranates from Turkey shows that our safety systems for imported food, however helpful, are not foolproof.

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Keeping Hepatitis A Out Of Frozen Berries Starts At The Farm

Keeping Hepatitis A Out Of Frozen Berries Starts At The Farm

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Consumers don’t have good tools for getting the hepatitis A out of frozen berries, aside from cooking them. Good hygiene by pickers and processors remains the best protection.

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