Food manufacturing

FILE - In this May 9, 2011 file photo, EU flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. Kathy Brison of the Belgian food safety agency said Sunday Aug. 6, 2017, that Belgian food safety authorities began investigating possible pesticide contamination in eggs in early June, several weeks before the public was made aware of a food safety scare now affecting several European countries. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe, FILE)
August 09, 2017 - 8:43 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch authorities knew as far back as November that some eggs in the country were contaminated with an insecticide and they failed to notify their European partners at the time, Belgium's agriculture minister said Wednesday. Dozens of producers in Belgium and the Netherlands are...
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August 09, 2017 - 5:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's agriculture minister says Dutch authorities knew in November that eggs in the Netherlands were contaminated with an insecticide and failed to notify their European partners. Dozens of producers in Belgium and the Netherlands are being investigated for eggs containing...
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Ryan Murphy, left, and Rose Sergeant, right, pick up needles and saline containers beneath the Dolores Park bridge in San Francisco Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Officials say the Thursday afternoon shooting took place on a bridge that connects the park to the neighborhood and may be gang related. Officials say police have stepped up patrols around the park, where the rapidly gentrifying Mission District is transforming from a gritty area to a popular neighborhood of expensive homes, trendy bars and restaurants. (AP Photo/Linda Wang)
August 04, 2017 - 8:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco park where three people were shot on a sunny afternoon underwent a $20 million renovation last year and immediately became one of the city's most popular destinations — and a magnet for drug use, gang activity and violence. The new playground, additional...
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People enjoy at Dolores Park hours after San Francisco Police responded to reports of a shooting at the park in San Francisco on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. At least one gunman opened fire Thursday at the popular San Francisco park packed with families and tourists, leaving a few people wounded and sending dozens of panicked people running for cover, witnesses and police said. (AP Photo/Linda Wang)
August 04, 2017 - 7:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco park where three people were shot on a sunny afternoon underwent a $20 million renovation last year and immediately became one of the city's most popular destinations — and a magnet for drug use, gang activity and violence. The new playground, additional...
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This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, photo courtesy of Antonia Juhasz shows San Francisco Police officers and paramedics at Dolores Park in San Francisco. Police say three people were shot at a popular San Francisco park. The San Francisco Police Department says people should stay away from Dolores Park, where the shooting happened Thursday afternoon. (Antonia Juhasz via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 6:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco park where three people were shot underwent a $20 million renovation last year and immediately became one of the city's most popular destinations — and a magnet for drug use, gang activity and violence. The new playground, additional bathrooms and improved...
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This Aug. 8, 2016 photo provided by the J.R. Simplot Company shows Simplot Plant Sciences’ Innate Generation 2 genetically engineered potatoes at the Michigan State University field that have that survived after being infected with late blight disease, that led to the Irish potato famine, in East Lansing, Mich. Canadian officials said three types of potatoes genetically engineered by an Idaho company to resist the pathogen that caused the famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat. The approval confirmed by Health Canada officials on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, means the J.R. Simplot Co. potatoes can be imported, planted and sold in Canada. (Nicolas Champouret/J.R. Simplot Company via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 4:51 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three types of potatoes genetically engineered by an Idaho company to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat, Canadian officials said Thursday. The approval by Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 03, 2017 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Thursday as banks and technology companies fall, while a solid quarter from cereal maker Kellogg helped makers of food and household goods move higher. Health care stocks are a mixed bag as insurers continue to rise while other companies including generic...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 03, 2017 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading Thursday as banks, technology and health companies fall. Prescription drug distributor AmerisourceBergen and women's health diagnostic company Hologic tumbled, while a solid quarter from cereal maker Kellogg helped makers of food and...
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August 03, 2017 - 7:39 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says a pesticide-contaminated egg scare in some EU countries is under control. Dozens of farms were being checked in the Netherlands, and Belgium's food safety agency was probing how the anti-tick and flea pesticide Fipronil might have entered eggs destined for...
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August 01, 2017 - 7:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 5,000 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with plastic foam. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a news release Tuesday that JBS USA Inc. of Lenoir reports the ground beef was...
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