Tag: market

DOJ and DOA Announce Workshops to Evaluate Agricultural Markets and Competition

By Guest Blogger Joel Dahlgren Last week the Justice Department and U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that the two federal agencies will hold joint public workshops to explore competition issues affecting agriculture in the 21st century, including the appropriate role of the federal government in antitrust and regulatory enforcement. The first workshop will be held … Continue Reading

Another Recall From a Company That Does the Right Thing

The FDA announced a recall of fresh tuna steaks distributed to Shaw’s, Star Market and Big Y grocery stores by North Coast Sea-Foods Corp. of Boston and New Bedford.  The alleged problem was increased levels of histamine that might cause scombroid poisoning.  The tuna was removed from sale on June 24, but consumers who might … Continue Reading

The High Cost of Loving Rojak

Eating rojak, a local delicacy, in ordinarily squeaky-clean Singapore has resulted in two deaths, a miscarriage and over 100 visits to the emergency room. Singapore efficiently dealt with the outbreak, identifying and closing the offending stall and inspecting and approving the remaining stalls in the market by the next morning.… Continue Reading
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