- Fish fillet recalled in 11 states: Gorton's Inc. recalled 1,000 cases of its 6 Crispy Battered Fish Fillets in 11 states after a Pennsylvania family found themselves chewing pills as they ate their fish. [USA Today]
- Electronic nose sniffs out the perfect espresso: A new machine developed by scientists uses an "electronic nose" to analyze and discern between espressos on a range of attributes like bitterness or intensity. [MSNBC]
- China reforming Ministry of Health to better improve food safety: China's State Food and Drug Administration will be put under the Ministry of Health as a part of a new restructuring reform to monitor food and drug safety.
- U.S. retailers turning more to private food standards: More food retailers across the world are following Europe's example by turning to privately enforced quality programs over growing concerns regarding food safety and government response. [WSJ]
- Nanotechnology poses food risks with tiny additives: A new report says the food industry's use of nanoparticles for ingredients, additives and packaging may have unknown risks to the body's cells. [ABC Science Online]
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