Unilever, Nestle and other food giants team on blockchain

August 29, 2017 by  
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New consortium centers on food safety and builds on a Walmart project started last year in China.

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Lab finds real meat in 10% of “vegetarian” sausages

October 27, 2015 by  
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A food testing firm has discovered real meat in 10% of vegetarian hot dog brands they evaluated. Clear Foods, a food analysis startup, just released results of a report  examining 345 samples of hot dogs and other processed sausages, including 21 vegetarian alternatives. The test found problems in 14.4 percent of the samples, which industry experts say is not unusual or unexpected. The scientists at Clear Foods want consumers to beware, though, as their tests revealed not all vegetarian sausages are completely meat-free. Read the rest of Lab finds real meat in 10% of “vegetarian” sausages

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Snøhetta’s SFMOMA expansion nears completion

October 27, 2015 by  
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Chinese authorities intercept 100,000-ton shipment of smuggled meat from the 1970s!

June 26, 2015 by  
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When cracking down on food safety in China, authorities came across a most disturbing shipment being smuggled from the Hunan province –  100,000 tons of meat from the 1970s! The meat, including beef, chicken feet and duck necks, was said to be frozen and refrozen over the past 40 years, and unbelievably put back on the market with the intention of selling to consumers. Chinese authorities are investigating 21 gangs potentially involved in the smuggling and sale of the $438 million shipment of disco-era meat. Read the rest of Chinese authorities intercept 100,000-ton shipment of smuggled meat from the 1970s! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 40 year old meat from china , eco design , food safety , meat smuggling , old meat , sustainable design

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New Pulsar Machine Detects Horse Meat in a Matter of Minutes

December 3, 2014 by  
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Remember the horse meat scandal that rocked the UK last year? Well, it might never happen again thanks to a new device designed by UK-based Oxford Instruments The new Pulsar device can distinguish between real beef and horse meat in a matter of minutes, far surpassing lengthy DNA testing currently used by food safety inspectors. Read the rest of New Pulsar Machine Detects Horse Meat in a Matter of Minutes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: food safety , food scares , horse meat scandal , IFR , meat contamination , oxford instruments , pulsar , spectroscopy

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8 Energy-Efficient LED Light Strands for the Holidays

December 3, 2014 by  
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Report Finds Shocking 97% of Supermarket Chicken Contaminated with Bacteria

December 20, 2013 by  
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  Photo © Shutterstock If you thought you were avoiding potential superbugs by buying organic chicken, you might want to reconsider your shopping list — researchers at Consumer Reports have announced that a mind-boggling 97% of grocery store chicken in the US is contaminated with bacteria that can cause food-borne illness. Not only that, but nearly half the samples tested positive for antibiotic-resistant bacteria . The worst part? Organic and antibiotic-free chicken weren’t significantly safer than factory-farmed chicken. Read the rest of Report Finds Shocking 97% of Supermarket Chicken Contaminated with Bacteria Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antibiotic resistance , antibiotic-free meat , Consumer Reports , e.coli , factory farming , food poisoning , food safety , food-borne illness , organic chicken , organic meat , raw chicken , salmonella        

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LeftoverSwap is an App that Lets You Share Unwanted Food

September 12, 2013 by  
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No matter how valiant the attempt, sometimes it is just impossible to finish that last helping of casserole for dinner. Instead of letting perfectly good food languish in the fridge , the developers of LeftoverSwap suggest sharing your leftovers with a member of the community. The smartphone application allows users to take a picture of their dish, identify what is on the plate, and arrange for pickup and delivery. Read the rest of LeftoverSwap is an App that Lets You Share Unwanted Food Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Android , food safety , Food sharing , food waste , hunger , ios , leftovers , leftoverswap , mobile phone , smartphone application        

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rPETable: UK Company Makes First Ever 100% Recycled Food-Safe Plastic Products

March 20, 2013 by  
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UK company Invicta Group has become the first company in the world to make food-safe products from 100% recycled plastic bottles, containers, tubs and lids. Their new rPETable patented process focuses on products made using a breakthrough plastic injection moulding technology. This new approach to recycling plastic ensures that no toxic additives remain in the packaging material. Among the first major brands to test the new technology are Coca-Cola, Guinness and Reckitt Benckiser. Read the rest of rPETable: UK Company Makes First Ever 100% Recycled Food-Safe Plastic Products Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bisphenol A plastic , food production , food safety , food security , food-safe plastic , health issues , healthy eating , injection moulding technology , Invicta Group recycled plastic , polycarbonate plastics , Recycled Materials , toxic additives , toxic plastic bottles , toxic plastic food containers

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Flame Retardants Found in Meat, Fish, and Peanut Butter

June 2, 2012 by  
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Research published in  Environmental Health Perspectives has confirmed some of our worst fears about food additives – hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), a brominated flame retardant used in polystyrene foams in thermal insulation and electrical equipment, has been found in some of our most basic foods. High HBCD levels were found canned sardines, fresh salmon, peanut butter and tilapia but canned chili and sliced ham, turkey, chicken and other deli meats. Click ahead to read more and learn about the health risks of eating HBCD. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: contaminants in fish , contaminants in meat , contaminants in peanut butter , flame retardants , flame retardants in food , flame retardants in GMOs , food safety , GMOs , HBCD , hexabromocyclododecane

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