Questionable airline food is now inescapable even from the safety of your own home: A Germany grocery store has partnered with Lufthansa's food provider to launch Air Food One, a service that delivers airline meals to people who wan...
Two companies — Food Safety Consultants and Ryan Systems — are offering free assistance to shippers and carriers who are working to meet food safety requirements through their TransCert program.
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it would revise a landmark food safety law because of widespread complaints from farmers that some provisions were too burdensome.
Revised versions of the proposed produce safety rule and three other proposed rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act are now available for review and public comment.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published its revised provisions to four of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on Friday morning. Certain aspects of the rules for produce safety, preventive controls for human food, preventive...Show More Summary
Scots will continue to have an appetite for porridge and kippers after yesterday’s independence vote, but also remaining despite the outcome are Scotland’s food safety challenges. Foodborne illnesses strike about 132,000 Scots annually, sending 2,330 to hospitals and causing about 50 deaths. Show More Summary
September is Food Safety Month. I consider myself to have a very broad and welcoming palate when it comes to food, but I also observe common food safety standards. I say I'll eat anything, but there are important exceptions that are based on things like portion size, preference, and pungency. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles-based Mercy for Animals has a knack for uncovering animal abuse, often in isolated places, that is the kind imposing enough stress and pain to also be a food safety concern and egregious enough to bring condemnation by world-renowned animal-welfare experts. A week ago, the group shared its latest undercover report and video... Continue Reading
The Food and Drug Administration will partner with state departments of agriculture to help implement the produce safety rule.
A Harvard professor looks at the relationship between eligibility for social safety net programs and new business formation, with surprising results.
A top official with USDA’s Food Safety and inspection Service (FSIS) told a meat industry conference that ended Sunday in Charleston, SC, to expect new performance standards for Salmonella. Rachel Edelstein, acting assistant administrator...Show More Summary
Grower-shipper Borton Fruit now uses equipment and products from Birko as part of its overall food safety system for its apple, pear and cherry operation in Yakima, Wash.
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According to a recent study published in the academic journal Management Science, consumers are willing to disregard a restaurant’s poor health record if they believe the products and services are “authentic.” Inspiration for the study reportedly came from Chinese restaurants in Los Angeles in the 1980s that stored ducks by hanging them from their necks... Continue Reading
U.S Forest Service officials claim that bears are threatening the safety of fire crews already risking their lives putting out a wildfire in Yosemite National Park. The wandering bears, smoked out into the open foraging for food in trash...Show More Summary
“Raw milk is risky. But that doesn’t mean it should be illegal.” [Joseph Stromberg, Vox] Tweet Tags: agriculture and farming, food safety Straight from the cow: a sober assessment is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
US public watchdog organization, Food & Water Watch has filed suit in federal court to stop the implementation of the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) rules, which would turn over key food safety inspection functions to poultry companies with limited oversight by USDA inspectors.
At first blush, it might seem like overkill to go back five years collecting noncompliance reports (NRs) from USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) for all Foster Farms facilities. That’s exactly what the New York City-based National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) did Thursday in dumping 300 pages of NRs on Foster Farms in the public square.... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The journey of the Food Safety Modernization Act continues, but Mike Taylor, deputy commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine at the FDA, says they should be good for the produce industry.
At Taiwan’s Taipei Leechi, a famed pastry and souvenir shop usually packed with eager shoppers, angry customers pounded the counter this week as the government vowed to do more to protect food safety.