Forensic sanitarian Bob Powitz, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.S., C.F.S.P. will be honored with the 2017 Walter S. Mangold Award. This is the highest award conferred upon a Sanitarian by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).
IBM and Cornell University will be joining forces in a new collaboration in the name of food safety.
It was announced this week that, under the advisement of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, the U.S. will suspend all fresh beef imports from Brazil. The reason? “Recurring concerns about safety of the products intended for the American market,” says an official statement released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been served with a federal lawsuit this week by three groups--Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America, and the Cattle Producers of Washington--all ranchers who want imported meat labels to display what country that product originated from.
Yesterday, Food Safety Magazine learned that our friend, Dave Theno, tragically passed away on Monday at the age of 66.
During Commissioner Andriukaitis’ visit to the U.S. to discuss a variety of issues related to antimicrobial resistance, food waste, food safety and global health challenges, Food Safety Magazine was able to spend a few moments with him, discussing his role in the Commission and his goals for his trip to Washington.
Online shopping powerhouse Amazon.com Inc.--based in Seattle, WA--announced today plans to buy Austin, TX-based Whole Foods Market Inc. in a $13.7 billion cash deal.
It was announced today that a major food safety project in Europe and China will be spearheaded by the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's University Belfast.
A new research study entitled “Stress Responses of Foodborne Pathogens and Implications in Food Safety” was published earlier this month by Clemson University’s Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences.
This week, Food Safety Magazine launched the third episode of our new Food Safety Matters Podcast. In this installment, our editorial director interviews Lone Jespersen on the importance of establishing and maintaining culture in a food safety setting.
One ingredient supplier has been linked to at least nine recalls of meat products containing undeclared milk. Thus far, a total of 3,785,572 pounds of products has been recalled.
Food Safety Magazine recently announced that Dane Bernard, M.Sc., and Reginald W. Bennett, M.Sc., will receive the magazine’s Distinguished Service Award at the 2017 annual meeting of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), July 9–12 in Tampa, FL.
Better understanding of manufacturing steps and research on different Hispanic-style cheese varieties needed for risk analysis and prevention, say researchers in the Journal of Dairy Science.
On May 30, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals became final.
Handwashing is a hot topic in the world of food safety. Lack of proper handwashing procedures in foodservice and other sectors can lead to the spread of foodborne illness. Are current handwashing rules in need of updating? A new study suggests it may be time.
The father and son duo behind a 2010 Salmonella outbreak linked to contaminated eggs have learned this week that they can no longer appeal their prison sentences, says the U.S. Supreme Court.
This week, Food Safety Magazine launched the second episode of our new Food Safety Matters Podcast. In this installment, our editorial director interviews our dear friend Larry Keener on emerging technologies in the food safety industry.
Research conducted at the University of Southern Denmark shows that fatty acids might neutralize the harmful affects of Listeria bacterium.
Five food and consumer advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), challenging the agency’s rule that permits food manufacturers to determine what additives can be added to their processed foods.
A new report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that raw milk and cheese products cause 96 percent of foodborne illnesses linked to contaminated dairy products.