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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Morning Brew: 3.10

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As the Basic Foods HVP recall expands, the FDA says the company knew about the factory's salmonella contamination but continued production. As of Tuesday afternoon more than 100 products containing hydrolyzed vegetable protein have been recalled. (Washington Post, FDA)

Last year's massive peanut butter recall leads to Georgia tightening their food safety laws. The Georgia House of Representatives passed a bill requiring food manufacturers to have a written food safety code. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

The Center for Science in the Public Industry flunks most companies for marketing junk food to kids. Two billion dollars a year is spent to entice kids. (NPR)

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