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Top Chinese Food Inspector Resigns Amid Milk Scandal (Washington Post)
BEIJING, Sept. 22 -- China's chief quality supervisor resigned Monday in the latest move by the central government to respond to the tainted-milk scandal that has killed four infants, sickened nearly 53,000 and highlighted China's difficulties in overhauling its food safety system.
Rooker criticises anti-GM protestors for ignoring science FWi (Farmers Weekly Interactive)
Food and farming minister Jeff Rooker has launched a scathing attack on people who criticise genetically modified crops without looking at the science behind them.
Food safety body wants Chinese dairy products banned (New Kerala)
New Delhi, Sep 23 : India's Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSA) has sought a three month ban on import of dairy products from China, where nearly 53,000 children have fallen ill after consuming milk powder contaminated by the industrial chemical melamine.
Genetic Engineering Promises to Improve Medicine, Food and the Environment (ThomasNet)
Thanks to efforts by FDA and USDA, benefits of animal biotechnologies are closer to being realized. FDA announced draft guidance describing regulatory framework for governing genetically engineered animals, and USDA is seeking comment on their coordinated role in regulatory process. BIO supports FDA's framework to apply mandatory science-based regulatory process to regulation of GE animals and ...
Thermo Fisher Scientific Achieves Streamlined Multi-Residue Pesticide Analysis by GC/MS (ThomasNet)
AUSTIN, Texas (September 18, 2008) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, introduces a new application note that demonstrates its comprehensive range of offerings for the food safety industry and details its unprecedented performance capabilities in the determination of low concentrations of pesticide residues. The application note details sample preparation ...
Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Leading Technologies for Food Safety at AOAC (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
DALLAS----Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it will showcase its comprehensive laboratory instrumentation and informatics solutions for food, beverage and agricultural applications at the 2008 Association of Analytical Communities annual meeting and exposition.
The candidates comment on their science policies (The Bulletin)
Science Debate 2008 ? an effort spearheaded by a half-dozen voters concerned about the state of American science ? posed 14 questions to the major parties? presidential candidates, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain.The queries were culled from more than 3,400 suggestions offered by 38,000 contributors, including Nobel laureates, university presidents, government officials and ...
Clinical Study Results: Nutrition 21's Iceland Health(R) Chromax(R) Chromium Picolinate Reduces Hunger, Food Intake ... (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Nutrition 21, Inc. , the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health� and Diabetes Essentials� brands, reported today that results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study published online in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics showed that Nutrition 21's Chromax� chromium picolinate significantly reduced hunger levels by 24%, food intake by ...
Northern science conference focuses on research in Arctic (The UAF Sun Star)
Last week Fairbanks hosted the 2008 Arctic Science conference. At this annual symposium, scientists, educators, policymakers and others tried to find ways to achieve sustainable development of northern territories. This year?s meeting?s theme was ?Growing Sustainability Science in the North: The Resilience of the People in the Arctic.? read more
Food safety body wants Chinese dairy products banned (Hindustan Times)
India's Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSA) has sought a three month ban on import of dairy products from China, where nearly 53,000 children have fallen ill after consuming milk powder contaminated by the industrial chemical melamine.