FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as...
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DG Sante raises concerns on Belgian microbial controls

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Belgium's system to prevent microbiological risks before and during harvest of certain foods has been criticized by the EU's health and safety body. Officials in Belgium...
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E. coli outbreak sickens young children in Ireland

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Health officials in Ireland are investigating an E. coli O26 outbreak at a childcare facility. Officials with the Department of Public Health Mid-West of the Health Service...
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BrightFarms expands recall of packaged salad greens linked to Salmonella outbreak

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Amid an ongoing outbreak, BrightFarms is expanding a recall of packaged salad greens that were produced in its Rochelle, IL, greenhouse farm and sold in Illinois, Wisconsin...
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Whole Foods Market in Canada recalls Cahills brand Porter Irish Cheddar over Listeria concerns

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety   |   2 articles

Whole Foods Market in Ontario, Canada is recalling Cahills brand Porter Irish Cheddar from the marketplace because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. This recall...
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Haen Meats 1959 House Blend recalled over potential Listeria contamination

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety   |   2 articles

Excalibur Seasoning Company of Pekin, IL is recalling 17 bottles of Haen Meats 1959 House Blend because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The company began...
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WHO calls for mycotoxin data in some peanuts, cereals and spices

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

The World Health Organization wants data on certain mycotoxins in different food products. The first call for information covers aflatoxin in cereals and cereal-based products...
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FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and...
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Scale of Campylobacter poultry link assessed in UK study

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Chicken has been confirmed as the source of most Campylobacter infections, according to a research report published by the Food Standards Agency in the United Kingdon. The aim...
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As table set for United States v. Paul Kruse, save a place for Blue Bell

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Federal Judge Robert Pitman set the table for the criminal trial of the United States vs. Paul Kruse, which begins in seven and half months in Austin, TX. Jury selection and...
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Likely Bledisloe schedule a one-two punch for Rennie and Wallabies

Back-to-back tests in New Zealand are set to make it all the more difficult for Rennie's men to wrest back the trophy - but in the Covid-19 era, you take what you can get. Read more ...