Tag Archives: Regulation and Deregulation of Industry

Senate to Vote on GMO Food Labeling Bill

Source: NY Times Food

The senators will consider whether the government should require labeling on foods containing genetically engineered ingredients, an issue that has split the food industry.

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Senate to Vote on GMO Food Labeling Bill

Source: NY Times Food

The senators will consider whether the government should require labeling on foods containing genetically engineered ingredients, an issue that has split the food industry.

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Sinosphere: Officials in China Call for National Standards on Halal Food

Source: NY Times Food

Some of China’s more than 23 million Muslims worry that businesses routinely flout Islamic law.

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U.S. Makes Final an Array of Rules on Food Safety

Source: NY Times Food

The regulations, which will start to take effect next summer, require food processing companies to reduce risks instead of acting only after someone gets sick.

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Catfish Farmers, Seeking Regulation to Fight Foreign Competition, Face Higher Bills

Source: NY Times Food

More rigorous inspections could cost millions of dollars for an already beleaguered industry, potentially driving more producers out of business, an analyst says.

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G.M.O. Labels for Food Are in High Demand but Provide Little Certainty

Source: NY Times Food

Products described as not containing genetically modified organisms, whether that statement has been verified or not, are proliferating in stores.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Let Them Eat Foie Gras

Source: NY Times Food

To single a tiny fraction of meat production and label it “cruel” is to miss the big picture: Almost all meat production in the United States is cruel.

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Waters Warm, and Cod Catch Ebbs in Maine

Source: NY Times Food

The Gulf of Maine’s waters are warming — faster than almost any ocean waters on earth, scientists say — and fish are voting with their fins for cooler places to live.

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F.D.A. Rule May Alter Cheese-Aging Process

Source: NY Times Food

A decision by the Food and Drug Administration to question the use of wooden planks to age some cheeses has prompted an uproar among artisanal cheese makers and some consumers.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Tobacco, Firearms and Food

Source: NY Times Food

There should be a way for producers and processors of fruits and vegetables to make money without competing with subsidized junk food.

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