The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will be awarding $21.8 million to support 42 states with implementing the agency's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety rule.
Chipotle Mexican Grill has reportedly reached a settlement with more than 100 customers who fell ill after the chain suffered a series of foodborne outbreak last year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and multiple state public health officials are investigating the origin of a multistate Hepatitis A outbreak linked to strawberries.
Just over a week after flood waters wreaked havoc on Louisiana, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is again sharing life-saving food safety advice, this time for residents in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas as Hurricane Hermine makes landfall.
Research conducted by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) last summer reveals that over 5 million citizens of Great Britain are at risk for foodborne illness linked to undercooked hamburgers. The survey results were released just as the UK was celebrating National Burger Day last week.
Country Fresh--a Houston, TX food producer--has recalled 30,000 cases of fresh cut vegetables and other products like pico de gallo that are sold at big name retailers. The food items are possibly contaminated with Listeria.
After a Listeria outbreak involving bagged salads produced by Dole, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now including leafy greens on food history questionnaires that are used to interview foodborne illness patients.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to a Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream manufacturing plant in Columbus, OH because they had uncovered Listeria in the facility.
Yesterday, the FDA issued a final rule that extends and clarifies the compliance dates for certain provisions in four of the seven foundational rules.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has refreshed its list of recommendations to avoid foodborne illness for those impacted by recent flooding, specifically in the state of Louisiana.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released a detailed report outlining 16 years worth of Salmonella data.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule outlining the criteria that will decide whether or not an ingredient meant for use in human or animal food is generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to a Denver, CO-based sprout company. At least 30 people have fallen ill and five were hospitalized after consuming alfalfa sprouts originating from Sprouts Extraordinaire.
Last week, President Barack Obama quietly signed a bill that will put in place a federal standard for the labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The new law now requires the federal government to devise a universal standard for GMO labeling.
The Food Safety Authority Ireland (FSAI) has published its strategy that will cover 2016 through 2018.
In an effort to help educate Michigan residents about how to prevent foodborne illness, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety Discovery Zone is planning a day of education at Michigan State University (MSU) next month.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing test results from its sampling of several commodities – raw milk cheese aged 60 days, cucumbers, and hot peppers – as part of an ongoing effort to help ensure food safety and prevent contaminated products from reaching consumers.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ended its investigation into CRF Frozen Foods’ multistate outbreak.
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 306-117 to pass the bill, pushing mandatory GMO labeling one step closer to reality.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Foods and Veterinary Medicine Program (FVM) has unveiled a Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2016-2025 that outlines goals and objectives for the next 10 years.