Blog entry | Aug 19 2012
By: Food Insight Blog Contributors Date: 8/20/12 Heading back-to-school can be an exciting yet demanding time for parents and kids. Homework, after school activities, irregular meal-times, O, My!...
Media | Aug 19 2012
Article | Aug 02 2012
Introduction The issues of “pig castration” and “boar taint” may have caught your attention in the media recently.  For many years, pork producers have physically castrated male piglets to prevent...
Article | Aug 01 2012
Introduction The issues of “pig castration” and “boar taint” may have caught your attention in the media recently.  For many years, pork producers have physically castrated male piglets to prevent...
Article | Jul 17 2012
For more than 50 years, veterinarians and producers have administered antibiotics to food animals, primarily poultry, swine, and cattle, mostly to fight or prevent animal diseases. The following Q...
Blog entry | Jul 12 2012
By: Anthony Flood Date: 7/13/12 Earlier this week, I was not amused, but was again surprised to read about yet another alleged reason to fear my food.  Fortunately for me, I'm neither alarmed nor...
Blog entry | Jul 08 2012
By: Elizabeth L. Petrun, 2012 IFIC Sylvia Rowe Fellow  Date: 7/9/12 Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Risk Communication Advisory Committee met to discuss recent research that...
Article | Jul 04 2012
Food animal farmers and producers have many tools available to help them improve the quality of the meat they provide to consumers. One such tool is the type of feed they give the animals. Animal...

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