Industry News 11/8/18

November 8, 2018

According to the CDC, more than half the cases of foodborne illness outbreaks each year are associated with food from restaurants.   Food Safety News summarizes study findings in “Food safety practices and behaviors at restaurants target of 10-year FDA study.”

Six animal welfare activists face felony charges for Petaluma chicken farm protest,” provides the latest update on Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) protests in California from The Press Democrat.

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation’s (ITIF) is lobbying against what it states are false claims about genetically modified organisms (GMOs).  “Citizen petition filed to prohibit 'Non-GMO' label,” outlines the grounds for ITIF’s petition in Feedstuffs.

Tim Lambert, International Egg Commission chairman and Dr. Saul Morris of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are featured in “Using eggs in fight against hunger and malnutrition.”