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Bird and small animal foods that contain peanut & peanut products recalled for Salmonella.

October 25, 2012 by

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Sleek and Sassy bird and small animal foods that contained raw in-shell peanuts have been rcalled for Salmonella. It is the latest casualty from the Sunland, Inc. recall. Below are the recalled products. Lot Code Range: 01148-01241 2 lb. Bag 3 lb. Bag 4 lb. Bag 20 lb. Bag 25 lb. Bag 40 lb. Bag 16 […]

Risks involved with human-animal interaction can be reduced, but only if guidelines are followed

August 9, 2012 by

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by Doug Powell Gonzalo Erdozain writes: The same day I visited the Riley County Fair for the first time in the 8 years I’ve lived in Manhattan, Kansas, our paper, Observation of Public Health Risk Behaviors, Risk Communication and Hand Hygiene at Kansas and Missouri Petting Zoos – 2010–2011, gets published. As we approached the […]

FDA takes steps to phase-out enhanced growth antibiotics in animals – Voluntary

April 12, 2012 by

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday steps to protect public health and promote the judicious use of medically important antibiotics in food-producing animals. FDA is proposing a voluntary initiative to phase in certain changes to how medically important antimicrobial drugs are labeled and used in food-producing animals. FDA is taking this action to […]

Food Safety and your government

December 2, 2008 by

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a “center” called CFSAN. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition is one of six product-oriented centers, in addition to a nationwide field force, that carry out the FDA’s mission. “Specifically, CFSAN is responsible for promoting and protecting the public’s health by ensuring that the nation’s food supply […]

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