NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Dorner Gets $1 Million Bounty, Horsemeat Scandal, Social Media Software, and More

LAPD offering $1 million for information on rogue officer. Britain’s food fraud scandal. New software mines social media. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Food Allergy Liability, Algerian Hostage Crisis Update, Pharmacy Bait Bottles, and More

The hostage crisis at the Amenas gas site is winding down. Restaurants may be held liable for ignoring customers’ food allergies. NYPD encourages pharmacies to use bait bottles. And more.

FDA Proposes New Food Safety Rules Aimed at Preventing Foodborne Illness

The FDA has proposed two new food safety rules in an effort to help prevent foodborne illness.

Drug Counterfeiters Increasingly Use Real Drug Ingredients

More counterfeit drugs are turning up with traces of actual active pharmaceutical ingredients as counterfeiters try to stay a step ahead of anticounterfeiting efforts.

New Technology Makes Foodborne Illnesses Harder to Source

Technology advancements to help detect foodborne illnesses faster are making it harder to pinpoint the original source of contamination.

Morning Security Brief: China to Become Largest Homeland Security Market, Kenya Foils Terror Attack, and More

A new report says China will be the world’s biggest homeland security market by 2014. QR codes to deter counterfeits. A tip leads Kenyan authorities to a terrorist hideout. And more.

Device Could Allow Cell Phones to Detect Bioagents

In 2004, researcher Nosang Myung started building a miniature device that could detect airborne toxins. Eight years later, the newest prototype is about a month from completion.

GAO Urges Better Food Recall Efforts

The FDA should make its recall process public and provide industry guidance on the issue, according to a recent GAO report.

USDA Makes it Easier for Farmers to Get Emergency Funds after Disasters

The USDA doesn't want extreme weather to get in the way of one of the "most productive" agricultural periods in American history.

Veterinarian Warns of Summer Anthrax

It’s anthrax season--kill it with fire.
 




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