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Sell By dates may be causing people to throw out  perfectly good food
(Source: CBS4)

“Sell By” Dates Up For Debate

The most confusing numbers at the grocery store are not the prices but the “sell by” dates on just about everything.

11/15/2013

Is the food you buy already past its expiration date? (CBS4)

Is Your Food At Risk?

The head of Florida’s Supermarket food safety inspections now worries about forced cut backs on the number of sanitation checks Statewide following budget cuts that have left the program with fewer inspectors.

CBS Miami–05/11/2013

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Stricter Food Safety Guidelines At Restaurants, Hotels Start Jan. 1

Beginning in January, your restaurant experience will be a little different, particularly in the menu. Florida is changing the way it inspects restaurants and warns consumers about possible allergens in their meals.

12/12/2012

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Slaughterhouse Owners Face Federal Charges Friday

Two men who were arrested last week for violating food safety and slaughtering swine and goats inhumanely appeared in court Friday morning.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

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RaceTrac Chicken Wraps Recall: High Health Risk

If you recently bought a chicken wrap from a RaceTrac gas station, you should read this “high-alert” recall notice.

CBS Miami–07/28/2012

Tainted Meat

USDA Expands Ban On E. Coli Tainted Meat

In an effort to prevent future outbreaks of potentially deadly bacteria the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new rules which will ban the sale of ground meat containing six additional strains of E. coli.

CBS4–09/13/2011

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Study: Sack Lunches Can Make Kids Sick

Is your kid’s brown-bagged school lunch unsafe? A new study suggests sacked lunches are breeding grounds for bacteria that cause vomiting, diarrhea, or even death in some children.

CBS4–08/08/2011