Food safety

July 13, 2017 - 12:25 pm
An expert panel of scientists says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should review the safety and effectiveness of all opioids, and consider the real-world impacts the powerful painkillers have, not only on patients, but also on families, crime and the demand for heroin. In a sweeping report...
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In this frame grab from video, a doctor attends to a small girl who was taken ill with suspected food poisoning in the Hassan Sham U2 camp for displaced people located about 20 kilometers (13 miles) east of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Iraq’s health minister, Adila Hamoud, told The Associated Press in Baghdad that 752 people had been taken ill and at least two died after they took part in a Monday night meal to break the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko)
June 13, 2017 - 6:34 am
HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — A mass food poisoning at a camp for the displaced near the northern city of Mosul has killed at least two people and sickened over 700, Iraq's health minister said on Tuesday. The incident quickly became new fodder for a diplomatic dispute between several Arab...
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May 05, 2017 - 11:20 pm
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey-based food company is recalling Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast because they might be contaminated with Listeria. Pinnacle Foods Inc. said Friday the safety of its customers is its top priority and no illnesses have been reported. It says...
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In this photo taken Friday, March 17, 2017, a vendor takes stock of imported food at a mall in Beijing, China. China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports - including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate - that Washington and Europe say could disrupt billions of dollars in commerce. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 20, 2017 - 2:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate — that Washington and Europe...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2016, file photo, shows a sign for the Chipotle restaurant in Pittsburgh's Market Square. hipotle, which is trying to revive its fortunes after being rattled by food safety scares, says a third of its board members will leave in May after their terms expire. In a filing Friday, March 17, 2017, Chipotle said the four members who won’t seek re-election in May are John Charlesworth, Patrick Flynn, Darlene Friedman and Stephen Gillett. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 17, 2017 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle, which is trying to revive its fortunes after being rattled by food safety scares, said a third of its board members will leave in May after their terms expire, including three long-time members who were on the board before Chipotle became a public company more than a...
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March 17, 2017 - 11:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle, which is trying to revive its fortunes after being rattled by food safety scares, says a third of its board members will leave in May after their terms expire. The burrito chain, under pressure from activist investor Bill Ackman to speed up its recovery, expanded its board...
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March 04, 2017 - 12:15 pm
TRUMP-WIRETAP Trump claims Obama had his phones wiretapped; no proof cited PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of having Trump Tower telephone lines "wire tapped" during last year's election, but Trump didn't offer any evidence or say...
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