Target has pulled all Hampton Creek products, including “Just Mayo,” pending further review because of food safety concerns. Officials with the country’s second largest retailer have been in contact with the Food and Drug Administration regarding their concerns, but the federal agency is not providing specific details — yet. Show More Summary
Editor’s note: This column by Ben Chapman was originally posted on BarfBlog.com and is reposted here with permission. I never met Dave Theno. I saw him speak a few times at IAFP (International Association for Food Protection), and other places; he had a fantastic story to tell. He had the experience of cleaning up after... Continue Reading
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the suspension of all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market. Since March, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been inspecting 100% of all meat products arriving in the U.S. Show More Summary
Ever since the European Food Safety Authority was founded 15 years ago, it has claimed to operate independently of its European Union funding sources, including the legislative and executive institutions of the Commission, Council, Parliament and EU Member States. The Authority is an agency of the EU, but one that is housed in Parma, Italy, not Brussels,... Continue Reading
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring food safety problems documented since March, when the agency began inspecting 100 percent of all meat from the South American country. During his confirmation hearing 12 weeks ago, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he thought an embargo against... Continue Reading
The U.S. bans fresh beef from Brazil over food safety concerns.
The claims include that the products are mislabeled and include pathogens.
The 44th annual conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control brought together an international array of expertise to the convention center in Portland, OR. Presentations and an abundance of creative posters were shared, each primarily based on unique experiences. Show More Summary
Editor’s note: Food Safety crusader David M. Theno died Monday, June 19, 2017, when he was hit by a large wave while swimming with his grandson. Bill Marler, who worked with Theno to raise food safety awareness for more than 25 years, posted these thoughts after receiving the news about the death of his comrade... Continue Reading
DENVER — The Center for Produce Safety will recommend changes to the agricultural water testing portion of the Produce Safety Rule, and the Food and Drug Administration will consider those suggestions. DENVER — The Center for Produce...Show More Summary
Food safety icon David M. Theno, 66, was hit by a large wave Sunday while snorkeling with his grandson near Napili Point. Theno was pulled from the ocean by bystanders who attempted to resuscitate him. Lahaina firefighters arrived on the scene at 3:11 p.m. and continued CPR until paramedics arrived and began advanced life support... Continue Reading
Customers of Salinas, Calif.-based SmartWash Solutions recently went through a comprehensive training to ensure they were current on how to use the companies products, with a focus on Food Safety Modernization Act mandates. Customers...Show More Summary
Scott Faber, Vice President of Government Affairs for the Environmental Working Group summarizes Trump’s Full-Scale War on Food. Since taking office, he writes, Trump has: Proposed to cut food safety funding for the Food and Drug Administration by $117 million. Proposed to cut funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, by $193 billion – a 25 percent […]
Summertime is here, and the Fourth of July holiday is fast approaching. Many kids are out of school, and it’s time for outdoor activities and family vacations. Summer activities such as biking, swimming, boating or riding a four-wheeler can be a lot of fun. But these activities also require precautions to stay safe and healthy. On the […]
An expansion of the June 2nd recall of various brands of all purpose flour was announced over the weekend by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) after a food safety investigation. Addition brands of all-purpose flour are being removed from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products... Continue Reading
Miami’s Embutidos Fanguito, Inc. Friday recalled approximately 454 pounds of pork products due to mislabeling, misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Show More Summary
Like brick-and-mortar restaurants, street carts and food trucks in the city have long been subject to health inspections and fines for violations that affect food safety. But the mobile sellers... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Boston-based Channel Fish Processing Company Inc. Friday recalled approximately 840 pounds of breaded Swai products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Show More Summary
The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's University Belfast will lead one of the world's largest food safety projects across Europe and China.
(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University ) The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's University Belfast will lead one of the world's largest food safety projects across Europe and China. The European Horizon 2020 program and Chinese...Show More Summary