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- Soy food lowers breast cancer recurrence - 2.7
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- Obama administration launches food safety working - 2.7
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Arsenic in rice and rice products is low
The levels FDA found in its testing are too low to cause immediate or short-term adverse health effects. FDA's work going forward will center on long-term risk and ways to manage it with a focus on long-term exposure.

New US food safety standards for foodborne illness prevention and produce safety
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed two new food safety rules that will help prevent foodborne illness. The proposed rules implement the landmark, bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and are available for public comment for the next 120 days.

Hurricane Sandy and food storage and food safety
Hurricane Sandy is already making an impact on the North Eastern coast, and being prepared for a storm as large as this is crucial. Hurricane Sandy could bring wind, flooding, heavy rain and possibly snow to the East Coast, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) urges people to take steps now to ensure they have access to safe food.

Food safety guides available for groups most vulnerable to foodborne illness
The U.S. Department of Agriculture?s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Department of Health and Human Services? Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have partnered to create six booklets with food safety advice for populations that are most susceptible to foodborne illness.

Safety changes in labeling for cholesterol lowering drugs statins
Important safety changes to the labeling for some widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins are being announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These products, when used with diet and exercise, help to lower a person's "bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol).

No cases Salmonella of from recalled ground turkey products in Washington US
No cases of Salmonella Heidelberg associated with recalled ground turkey products have been reported in Washington. Thoroughly cooking and safely handling and preparing meat and poultry will kill bacteria like Salmonella Heidelberg, which prevents illness.

Warning Letters to caffeinated alcoholic beverages, US
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned four companies that the caffeine added to their malt alcoholic beverages is an "unsafe food additive" and said that further action, including seizure of their products, is possible under federal law.

Soy food lowers breast cancer recurrence
Although there is a concern regarding the safety of soy food consumption among breast cancer survivors, researchers have found that women in China who had breast cancer and a higher intake of soy food had an associated lower risk of death and breast cancer recurrence.

FDA should ensure food safety measures in US
Most Americans support for measures that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) new authority to ensure the food Americans eat does not make them sick.

$1 M grants to enhance food and feed safety, US
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently enhanced its food and feed protection initiatives with the award of three one-year Food Safety and Security Monitoring grants totaling $1 million to the states of Arkansas, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. The funds support cooperative agreements designed to create a national integrated food safety system through enhanced federal and state collaboration in food emergency response activities.

Obama administration launches food safety working
Responding to President Obama's directive to upgrade the nation's food safety system, the White House Food Safety Working Group, led by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, launched a Web site to provide information about the group's activities and progress.

Diet Coke Plus violating US FDA food safety law
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed the label for Diet Coke Plus 20 FL OZ (1.25 PT) 591ml. Based on the review, FDA concluded that this product is in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act).

Health Canada reaffirms safety of BPA use
Announcement by Health Canada regarding completion of its assessment of bisphenol A (BPA) offers reassurance to Canadians that the use of this chemical in the production of epoxy resins in metal food and beverage packaging presents no risk to consumers.

US FDA assessed melamine and melamine compounds in food
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the results of its interim safety and risk assessment of melamine and melamine-related compounds in food, including infant formula.

Canada inspecting shipments of peppers from Mexico
In keeping with the Government's commitment to food safety, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is taking precautionary actions to prevent the implicated source of the Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak in the United States (U.S.) from entering Canada.

US Food Protection Plan shows significant progress
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Food Protection Plan Progress Report in conjunction with the Interagency Working Group on Import Safety Action Plan Update, shows significant areas of activity to further improve the safety of America's food supply since unveiling its Food Protection Plan in November 2007.

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