While most consumers are very aware of food safety issues, including Salmonella, and the risk of foodborne illness, many do not follow recommended food safety practices in preparing their own meals at home, according to new research from the University of California, Davis.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week released the first progress report regarding Guidance for Industry #213, dealing with antibiotics use for growth promotion in livestock and increased veterinarian oversight.

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The Broiler Research Award, instituted by the National Chicken Council, is given for distinctive research work that has a strong economic impact on the broiler industry. 

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Negotiations for a new labor contract covering nearly 20,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports will continue to move forward as the existing, six-year coast-wide labor agreement expired on July 1.

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The Partnership for Food Safety Education, along with the National Chicken Council, want everyone to enjoy a summer without Salmonella.

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The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) is a collaboration among state and local public health departments, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

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In a 5-4 vote, a divided U.S. Supreme Court handed a setback to organized labor by placing new limits on the ability of unions to demand fees from some public-sector workers.

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USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on June 30 purchased chicken fajita strips as indicated below for distribution to the school lunch child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2014.

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