Food safety specialists from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are warning people not to eat Soybean Sprouts from Henry’s Farm Inc. of Woodford, Va. The company is recalling all packages of soybean sproutsShow More Summary
Julian Snelder Security, China Here is the nexus where land and water scarcity and concerns over food safety, social stability, industrial competitiveness and foreign dependence all meet. GM food is the sum of all China's fears. Among the worries that keep Chinese leaders awake at night surely is food security. Show More Summary
Economy Minister Alain Hakim announced on Tuesday that his ministry will shut down several dairy factories for violating food safety regulations. This is reportedly inline with the campaign led by Health Minister Wael Abou Faour who has been shutting down violating restaurants and institutions. “These factories committed serious, first degree violations that directly affect […]
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) is urging the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to finalize two pending food safety rules. DeLauro wrote to OMB director Shaun Donovan Monday, expressing her concern that if the mechanically tenderized beef rule and a rule regarding added solutions in meat and poultry products are not completed before the end... Continue Reading
A Kansas State University food safety expert has tips on how to cook your turkey properly so your family doesn't cry foul.
Ranchers Legacy Meat Co., of Vadnais Heights, Minn., is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coliO157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Show More Summary
Tisca, who’s tied up with Times Of India’s food safety initiative, attended an event for it in Bengaluru wearing a Ridhi Mehra jumpsuit. Picking up on the grey floral embroidery, she finished out her look with a metallic clutch and sandals adding pink lip to give the look a bit of color. Not only did […] The post In Ridhi Mehra appeared first on High Heel Confidential.
Two of the things growers and shippers want to see in new federal food safety rules — flexibility and simplicity — are mutually exclusive according to officials from the Food and Drug Administration.
Many of us are becoming more concerned about the food we put in our mouths -- and not without good reason. From how the food is raised to how well it is cleaned to the safety of the preparation we all need to be concerned that what ends up on our plate is healthy, clean, and contaminant free. Show More Summary
Russia may not hate the McNugget pushers after all. McDonald's has reopened its largest Russian restaurant following a months-long battle with the country's food safety watchdog group. The Chicago Tribune reports that Wednesday was the...Show More Summary
K. Heeps, an Allentown, Pa., is recalling approximately 2,902 pounds (1316 kg) of Bratwurst and Bangers sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products contain soy lecithin; a releas...
A new, comprehensive report ranks Canada and Ireland as the top countries in food safety performance. The document, produced by The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Food in Canada in collaboration with the University of Guelph’s...Show More Summary
Legislators and the rest of the policy crowd that hang out in the state capitols are again coming in for the unsolicited advice from the national editorial writers who want to influence processes on a variety of topics, including food safety. The Wisconsin Journal-Sentinel is warning policy makers against turning the clock back “to the... Continue Reading
A new food safety video for California farm workers features the stories of foodborne illness victims. Together, STOP Foodborne Illness and California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) produced a video that will be used during training for workers who produce leafy greens in California. It features the stories of Rylee Gustafson and Lauren Bush –... Continue Reading
Victims of the 2006 E. coli outbreak linked to fresh spinach tell their stories in a new food safety training video co-produced by the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement and the non-profit group STOP Foodborne Illness.
Two recent studies of pathogens on reusable plastic containers — both sponsored by corrugated carton groups — question the cleaning process used on RPCs before they enter the supply chain again.
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has named Dr Daniel Kovich as assistant director of science and technology, focusing on food and feed safety and animal handling issues.
The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Pont (HACCP) Inspection Models Project (HIMP) project in hog slaughter establishments will continue, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is its latest evaluation of the project. The report’s...Show More Summary
Curious about how race and socioeconomic factors factor into foodborne illness risk, a number of researchers over the past few years have looked at foodborne illness risk among low-income and minority populations. Study findings show...Show More Summary