LACK OF INSPECTIONS, HEAVY METALS CITED IN FDA ENFORCEMENT UPDATES

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency...

Multi-country recalls due to ethylene oxide in sesame seeds

MULTI-COUNTRY RECALLS DUE TO ETHYLENE OXIDE IN SESAME SEEDS

The presence of an unauthorized substance in sesame seeds from India has prompted a spate of product recalls across Europe. The ethylene...

 
 
 

DENMARK INVESTIGATES SHIGELLA OUTBREAK WITH 40 SICK

More than 40 people are sick and almost a third have needed hospital treatment as part of a foodborne Shigella outbreak in Denmark. From...

LINE-SPEED ARGUMENTS SET TO BE HEARD BY VIDEO CONFERENCE ON OCT. 13

Ahead of her Oct. 13 video conference on swine slaughter line speed, a federal judge in Minnesota is welcoming outside parties to offer...

 
 
 

COVID-19 DOMINATED WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY

The COVID-19 pandemic dominated World Food Safety Day events, according to a new report. The second UN World Food Safety Day in June...

CONSUMER GROUP CALLS MAGRUDIS FINE AN ‘INSULT' TO OUTBREAK VICTIMS

A consumer rights group has called a fine imposed on the company behind a Listeria outbreak in Spain in 2019 an “insult” to those who...

 
 
 
Letter From The Editor: ‘The Social Dilemma'

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: ‘THE SOCIAL DILEMMA'

Opinion Not since the scientists working for J. Robert Oppenheimer began having second thoughts about setting off the A-bombs they...

JBS FOOD CANADA RECALLS ITS PROVIGO GROUND BEEF OVER E. COLI CONTAMINATION

JBS Food Canada has recalled its Provigo brand ground beef products from the market due to possible E. coli O157 contamination. The...

 
 
 

POTENTIAL BOTULISM THREAT SPURS RECALL OF SPAGHETTI SAUCE

Spaghetti sauce with virtually no identifying labeling information is under recall because of a risk of botulism poisoning. Érablière...

WARNING LETTER SENT TO TEXAS COMPANY OVER IMPORT VIOLATIONS

Editor's note: As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its...

 
 
 

STUDY FINDINGS COULD HELP DEVELOP E. COLI TREATMENT

Research by scientists in Australia could help open up new possibilities to treat enterohemorrhagic E. coli infections. University...

FOOD STANDARDS AMENDMENT BACKED IN UK AG BILL

An amendment to the Agriculture Bill on food import standards has been approved in the United Kingdom. Other proposed changes include...

 
 
 

FROZEN DOESN'T MEAN THAW AND EAT; DANGERS LURK IN THE FREEZER

New research from the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals that consumers may not know how to safely cook frozen foods, which can...

OUTBREAKS DOWN BUT ILLNESSES UP FOR DENMARK

The number of foodborne outbreaks was down but the amount of people falling sick was up in Denmark in 2019 compared to the year before. This...

 
 
 

CDC SAYS SALAD CYCLOSPORA OUTBREAK OVER; FDA CANAL WATER INVESTIGATION CONTINUES

A multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to salad products that were made by Fresh Express bagged salad and is under investigation...

FSIC WARNS OF RISKS BECAUSE OF RISE IN FOOD SOLD ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Australians have been warned about the potential risks of buying and selling food on social media websites. The Food Safety Information...

 
 
 

LISTERIA FOUND FOR YEARS AT SITE OF SANDWICH PRODUCER

The factory of a sandwich producer in England linked to an illness was contaminated by Listeria for almost three years, a report into...

GUILTY PLEAS LEAD TO JANUARY 2021 SENTENCING DATE IN THE ‘CHOICE' TURNED INTO ‘PRIME' BEEF SCHEME

Howard Mora and Alan Buxbaum, co-owners of Stein Meat Products Inc. in Brooklyn, NY, are scheduled to be sentenced next year after...

 
 
 
CDC says recalled mushrooms linked to new Salmonella outbreak

CDC SAYS RECALLED MUSHROOMS LINKED TO NEW SALMONELLA OUTBREAK

U.S. officials have linked recalled black fungus to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened dozens of people in 10 states. The edible...

WATER AND CHEMICALS THAT NEVER GO AWAY ARE SUBJECTS OF CONSUMER REPORTS COVER STORY

The new Consumer Reports soon hitting mailboxes returns to one of CR's old mainstays-Safe drinking water. In short order, it teaches...

 
 
 



Your Self-Care Toolkit For Dealing With The Tough COVID-19 Months Ahead

Your Self-Care Toolkit For Dealing With The Tough COVID-19 Months Ahead

Let these tips help you through the difficult days during the coronavirus pandemic that are inevitably on the horizon. Read more ...

Anxiety, Depression, and Women; Suicide Linked to ADHD

Anxiety, Depression, and Women; Suicide Linked to ADHD

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, women were more likely to report symptoms of anxiety and depression versus men. However, Black and Hispanic women were less likely to receive... Read more ...

If You Want to Get Stronger Without Equipment, Try This 20-Minute Full-Body...

If You Want to Get Stronger Without Equipment, Try This 20-Minute Full-Body HIIT Workout

As you wait for the gym equipment you ordered to get delivered, we've got you covered with an efficient total-body HIIT workout that will challenge your strength and endurance... Read more ...

Trump, Biden Face Off in Chaotic First Debate

Trump, Biden Face Off in Chaotic First Debate

During the 90-minute debate, the candidates sparred over the COVID-19 response and the future of the Affordable Care Act. Read more ...

Soros-backed coalition of Marxists preparing to “fight like hell” to steal...

Soros-backed coalition of Marxists preparing to “fight like hell” to steal the elections from Trump, Republicans

As we head into the November elections, at this point in our country's history two things have become glaringly obvious. One, Democrats do not think they can legitimately win... Read more ...

Lower Type 2 diabetes risk by following a plant-based diet and eating less meat

Lower Type 2 diabetes risk by following a plant-based diet and eating less meat

A review published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine found that plant-based diets can help lower a person's risk of Type 2 diabetes by as much as 23 percent. This result... Read more ...

Giving the HPV vaccine to schoolgirls 'slashes risk of cervical cancer by 88%'

Giving the HPV vaccine to schoolgirls 'slashes risk of cervical cancer by 88%'

In the biggest study yet to evaluate the success of the vaccine, experts at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden followed 1.7million women over 11 years. Around 500,000 had... Read more ...

Patients With Psych Disorders at Elevated Risk of COVID-19 Death

Patients With Psych Disorders at Elevated Risk of COVID-19 Death

Patients with mental illness are more at risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes than the general population, according to a study from a large hospital system. Among 1,685 patients... Read more ...

Best Cancer Prevention Data Yet for HPV Vaccine

Best Cancer Prevention Data Yet for HPV Vaccine

Vaccination for human papillomavirus reduced the chances of developing invasive cervical cancer by almost 90% over an 11-year period, a Swedish study of almost 1.7 million... Read more ...

More than 4,000 New York children have lost a parent to coronavirus, report...

More than 4,000 New York children have lost a parent to coronavirus, report finds

A new report claims that 4,200 children in New York state have lost a parent or a guardian to coronavirus between March 2020 and July 2020, with 57% of them living in the... Read more ...