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NC State Researchers Develop Food Safety Social Media Guide
August 5, 2014
NC State Researchers Develop Food Safety Social Media Guide

To help protect public health, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed guidelines on how to use social media to communicate effectively about food safety.

IAFP Announces 2014 Award Recipients
August 4, 2014
IAFP Announces 2014 Award Recipients

The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) last night presented its annual awards during its 2014 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. Sodexo Inc. received the prestigious Black Pearl Award and four men were named IAFP Fellows.

Marshfield Evaluation Confirms Ease, Specificity of PathoGenetix System
April 7, 2014
Marshfield Evaluation Confirms Ease, Specificity of PathoGenetix System

Marshfield Food Safety, LLC, a full service microbiology and chemistry contract testing laboratory, has completed an independent evaluation of PathoGenetix's RESOLUTION™ Microbial Genotyping System and found both an improved ease-of-use and specificity of strain and serotype identification over other identification systems it has used.

July 18, 2013
FSM EAB Member Jim Gorny Appointed Center For Produce Safety Technical Committee Chair
July 11, 2013
BPA No Longer Authorized for Use in Infant Formula Packaging: Decision Not Based on Safety
February 15, 2013
Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Foster Farms
February 15, 2013
Extension of Comment Period for Two FSMA Proposed Rules
December 19, 2012
Massey University to Facilitate World Bank Global Food Safety Initiative
December 18, 2012
Three-day FAO Meet in Bangkok Focuses on Food Safety
Survey Says: Consumer Concern Over Food Safety Rising

General public concern about food safety has shown a marked increase over the past two years, according to a recent survey by Chicago-based consultancy Technomic. In a poll conducted in mid-July, Technomic found that 40 percent of consumers were “extremely concerned” about food safety issues in restaurants.

FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Michael Taylor Accepts Top Award
FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Michael Taylor Accepts Top Award

Michael Taylor, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Deputy Commissioner of Foods has been honored with the STOP Foodborne Illness 2014 Award of Excellence.

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