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F.ood & H.ealth : C.ooking & P.acking Last Updated: Nov 18th, 2006 - 21:14:13

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The trans fat you may not know
But not as many people know the fact that trans fat can be formed in a food which is rich in unsaturated oil and subject to treatment at high temperature.
Nov 18, 2006, 20:57

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Grilled chicken contains cancer-causing agent
Grilled chicken from seven national restaurant chains contains a dangerous carcinogen called PhIP, prompting the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) to file a lawsuit against the restaurants, the PCRM announced September 28.
Oct 1, 2006, 22:35

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E. coli Outbreak Reported in 8 States
(HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials have issued a nationwide consumer warning on fresh bagged spinach as they probe a dangerous bacterial outbreak that has caused one death and sickened scores of people in eight states.
Sep 15, 2006, 10:06

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Outdoor Cooking: Stay on the Safe Side
(HealthDay News) -- For many Americans, Labor Day marks the grand finale to the outdoor cooking season. But an increasing number of people -- about half -- say they cook outdoors year round, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Sep 4, 2006, 12:12

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Not all soy sauces are the same
( - The UK Food Standards Agency reminded consumers on July 10, 2006 that certain batches of Marca Pina Soy Sauce have been found to be contaminated with high levels of a toxic chemical known as 3-monochloropropan-1,2-diol (3-MCPD).
Aug 12, 2006, 18:22

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Iowa State University food scientist is changing the way we look at pork
AMES, Iowa -- You may never look at a cut of pork in the same way again. In fact, research by an Iowa State University food scientist could have you seeing red.
Aug 11, 2006, 15:37

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Latex found in packaging, some foods
( - When you eat a banana, you may not stop to think about that little sticker you throw away with the peel.
Aug 8, 2006, 07:43

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Deadly latex evading lax food labelling laws
Food packaging containing latex should be labeled to avoid the possibility of sensitive individuals being exposed to potentially deadly levels of the allergen, experts told C&I.
Aug 7, 2006, 08:40

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Salmonella: The Trojan Horse of Germs
(HealthDay News) -- The extremely uncomfortable symptoms of salmonella are something no one ever wants to live through, much less repeat.
Aug 4, 2006, 14:26

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FDA warns lunch box makers about toxic lead
The US government found that soft lunch boxes with vinyl linings may contain lead, a toxic metallic element that can cause damages to the brain and believed to be particularly harmful to children.
Jul 23, 2006, 17:18

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New Muscadine Grape: Healthful--With Improved Flavor
There's good news for fans of muscadine grapes. ARS scientists in Poplarville, Miss., and their University of Florida colleagues are putting the finishing touches on a new, fresh-market muscadine that will offer excellent flavor and high levels of compounds known as phenols, thought to benefit our cardiovascular system.
Jul 22, 2006, 13:32

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Making fresh-cut apples convenient and safe
A new wash treatment developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists provides antibrowning as well as antimicrobial benefits to fresh-cut apples.
Jul 16, 2006, 00:08

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Hot cold clean: Enjoy a picnic without food borne pathogens
Burgers, potato salad and sweet, juicy watermelon. It's a menu that conjures fond memories of cook-outs on hot summer afternoons, unless your family and friends were joined by some unpleasant guests – food borne bacteria.
Jul 7, 2006, 07:18

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Shedding Light on Trans Fats in Foods
New FDA labeling requirement helps consumers spot these threats to heart health
Jul 1, 2006, 11:02

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Protecting the Packed Pickle's Relish
An Agricultural Research Service scientist has found that turmeric, a spice used from antiquity as a coloring agent, could also be used as a natural antioxidant to keep dill pickles fresh after packaging in plastic jars or pouches.
Jun 24, 2006, 11:11

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Single Minimum Internal Temperature Established For Cooked Poultry
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today advised consumers that cooking raw poultry to a minimum internal temperature of 165F will eliminate pathogens and viruses.
Apr 6, 2006, 19:46

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