Archives - January 2008

Labels Weighed for Food From Clones

With the Food and Drug Administration having declared that meat and milk from cloned animals are safe, opponents of food from clones are shifting their fight to how such fare is labeled. (Full Article) 1-21-08

Food worker union calls for end to diacetyl in cooking oil; lawmakers seek investigation

North America's largest union for hotel, restaurant and kitchen workers has called on manufacturers of cooking oils to stop using a lung-destroying butter-flavoring additive called diacetyl, and members of Congress have called for a federal investigation into the use of the additive, including where and how it's being used and whether workers are being harmed. (Full Article) Posted: 1-21-08

National Restaurant Association Announces 2008 Kitchen Innovations* Award Recipients

The National Restaurant Association today announced 25 recipients of the prestigious 2008 Kitchen Innovations* (KI) Award. This year's KI Awards address the growing needs of foodservice operators, including energy/water conservation, improving productivity and food safety. Each of the cutting-edge products will be showcased in the interactive KI demonstration area at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show at Chicago's McCormick Place, May 17-20.(Full Article) 1-21-08

SC Johnson Launches Greenlist Product Labels

SC Johnson will begin designating products with a special label indicating they contain fewer volatile organic compounds (VOC). (Full Article) 1-21-08

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