Aug 21, 2014 Last Updated: 09:28 AM EDT

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China Halts Some U.S. Pork Imports Over Feed Additive Use

China has barred pork imports from six U.S processing plants and six cold storage facilities effective on Wednesday to enforce its ban on the use of a feed additive that promotes lean muscle growth, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday.

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Russian Sanctions Threaten Both Europe's Farmers And Policymakers

Pascal Sauvetre, an apple farmer in Poitou-Charentes on France's Atlantic coast, has a headache beyond the usual concerns about weather and tree fungus: Polish apples.

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Belgian Infant Contracts HIV Via Breast Milk

In 2012, a one-year-old boy in Belgium acquired HIV through his mother's breast milk, a rare but not impossible form of transmission in industrialized countries, doctors say.

Food Tech
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Nearly 2 million pounds of potentially E.Coli infected beef shipped nationwide, 11 people sick

Eleven people have been hospitalized following an E. coli outbreak which has been linked to burgers consumed in restaurants in four states, according to reports.

Viagra

Ice Cream Flavor Treat Made With Viagra and Tastes of Champagne

Forget about talking the bill pill, a British ice cream maker has created a flavor that includes 25 mg of Viagra per scoop.

Starbucks

Tip Your Starbucks Barista From Your iPhone

Starbucks announced that it will improve its mobile application that will allow customers visiting its stores to tip their baristas from their iPhone.

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