AMI Urges Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee to Consider Important Meat, Poultry Nutrition Benefits; Says Sustainability is Outside Scope of Charge.
Meat and poultry products are important and rich sources of highly bioavailable micronutrients and inclusion of meat and poultry products in the diet can prevent well-documented vitamin deficiencies...
Senate Committee Move Forward on Nominees
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved, in an en bloc voice vote, approved nominees for administration posts at the Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission...
USDA Announces Meat and Poultry Inspection Directory App for IPHONEs, Androids
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) last week announced the availability of a new Meat, Poultry and Egg Product Inspection Directory App for IPHONEs and Androids.
FDA Proposes Revisions to Nutrition Facts Panel, Serving Sizes.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week announced two proposed food labeling rules that will add new information to nutrition facts panels and adjust serving sizes to reflect what is reasonably consumed at a sitting.....
FDA Releases Draft Risk Profile on Pathogens and Filth in Spices, Takes Steps to Strengthen Spice Safety
The FDA has completed a draft risk profile on spices, done in response to recent outbreaks caused by the consumption of Salmonella-contaminated spices in the U.S. The study's findings suggest that the presence of pathogens, such as Salmonella, and filth in spices is a systemic challenge
American Meat Institute Urges Dietary Guidelines Committee to Consider Important Nutrition Benefits of Meat and Poultry
Meat and poultry products are important and rich sources of highly bioavailable micronutrients and inclusion of meat and poultry products in the diet can prevent well-documented vitamin deficiencies, according to American Meat Institute (AMI) comments submitted yesterday to the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Committee....