Food Safety Magazine


May 10, 2013
Gary Ades, Ph.D., Joins FSM Board
May 13, 2013
CDC: Food Allergies Increasing
May 14, 2013
FDA Announces Food Defense Plan Builder Online Tool

FDA has released a new tool that will help the owners and operators of food facilities develop customized food defense plans to minimize the risk of intentional contamination.  It’s a software program called the Food Defense Plan Builder and it’s designed to be easy to use.

May 15, 2013
Senate Agriculture Comittee Clears Farm Bill — A Look at Food Safety Provisions
May 21, 2013
High Arsenic Levels Found in U.S. Chicken

Johns Hopkins University researchers have found that U.S. chicken meat contains high levels of cancer-causing arsenic, presumably due to the use of arsenic-based drugs in chicken populations.

May 21, 2013
Food Safety Innovation Nation

The U.S. Army – Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center is doing as much innovation as it can, creating novel technologies in food safety, sanitation and portable sterilization and enzymatic polymerization of natural compounds for applications in food antioxidants, anticancer drugs and flame-retardant materials.

May 17, 2013
FDA seeks Preliminary Injunction Against New York Fish Manufacturer

The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is seeking a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against New York City Fish, Inc., and several key employees for manufacturing and distributing ready-to-eat fish products under insanitary conditions causing them to become adulterated.

May 17, 2013
Harper Government Announces Safe Food For Canadians Action Plan

Building on its long-standing commitment to food safety, the Harper Government unveiled its Safe Food for Canadians Action Plan. The Action Plan aims to further improve Canada’s food safety system by strengthening food safety rules, more effective inspection, a renewed commitment to service and more information for consumers.

May 22, 2013
Biotech Labeling Drive Not Going Away, Says Former Deputy Secretary USDA Merrigan
May 23, 2013
Slaughter and DeLauro Highlight New Report Detailing Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Pathogens
May 23, 2013
Building Domestic Capacity to Implement the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA)
May 29, 2013
Smithfield to Be Sold to Chinese Meat Processor
May 31, 2013
FDA Issues Final Rule on Prior Notice of Imported Food
May 29, 2013
Steve Taylor, Ph.D., Receives Food Safety Magazine Distinguished Service Award

At the 2013 annual meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) to be held July 13–16 in Chicago, Steve Taylor, Ph.D., will be presented with the Food Safety Magazine Distinguished Service Award at the joint social of the Nonthermal Processing and Food Engineering divisions of IFT.

June 4, 2013
American Meat Institute Details Major Progress in Enhancing Meat and Poultry Safety

The processed meat and poultry industry’s efforts to identify food safety strategies and to share research and best practices related to <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i> prevention and control have been key factors in preventing listeriosis outbreaks linked to meat and poultry products.

May 31, 2013
3M Molecular Detection Assay for E.coli O157 (Including H7) Certified by AFNOR Certification

3M Food Safety today announced that its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay for E.coli O157 (including H7) has been granted a NF VALIDATION certification from AFNOR CERTIFICATION for its ability to detect the bacteria in raw beef, fruit, vegetable and dairy products.

May 30, 2013
FSIS Releases Proposed Rule on HACCP Systems Validation
June 1, 2013
Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Townsend Farms
June 4, 2013
Pork Producers Agree to Phase Out Gestation Crates Across All of Canada
June 4, 2013
ALPLA joins The Coca-Cola Company and Danone in Avantium’s PEF bottle development
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