After conducting a second year of Campylobacter testing on fresh store-bought chickens, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has just published its latest findings.
According to Food Policy Action--a nonprofit group--Congress has fallen short in terms of food and farming policy as outlined in the group’s 2015 congressional Progress Report.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released new guidelines to assist meat, poultry, and processed egg product producers in properly managing ingredients that could trigger adverse reactions among consumers with allergies or other sensitivities.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized three more rules in relation to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy has released an analysis of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement chapter on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) measures, which deals with the regulatory standards intended to protect food safety and animal health.
Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to reopen all 43 restaurants previously shut down in Oregon and Washington after an Escherichia coli (E. coli) outbreak occurred last month.
The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) is now accepting presenter abstracts for IAFP 2016 to be held in St. Louis, MO from July 31, 2016 through August 3, 2016.
One of the main defendants in the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) trial has surrendered to federal prison, according to reports.
At least one lawsuit against Chipotle has been filed just as West Coast health officials have confirmed a rise in the number of people sickened by Escherichia coli (E. coli). The current count is 37--12 in Oregon and 25 in Washington.
IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group (IEH) has announced that Donald Zink has join the organization as president of the Division of Foods and Regulatory Compliance. Zink is a valued and long-time member of Food Safety Magazine’s Editorial Advisory Board.
A new Vital Signs report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today reveals that although multistate outbreaks cause more than 50 percent of foodborne disease outbreaks, they only account for 3 percent of reported outbreaks in the U.S.
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has partnered with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to work on “food safety capacity building” in China, and on a global scale.
On Sunday, the popular Chipotle Mexican Grill chain announced the closing of all restaurants in two West Coast markets--Oregon and Washington--due to a reported outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria.
Whole Foods Market just announced that it became a GLOBALG.A.P. retail member in August.
Nestle SA has presented a special request to a Swiss judge asking for extra security for the company’s CEO--Paul Bulcke--when he testifies in a court case in which a former employee alleges that Nestle ignored her food safety warnings.
Last week, the popular review website Yelp began beta testing a food safety alert for restaurants in the San Francisco area that had received poor inspection scores.
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) cancer agency announced today that consuming processed meats can cause cancer.
The Hot Dog Report released by Clear Food--a company that conducts genetic testing on food products--last week reveals that 10 percent of vegetarian hot dogs they tested contained meat.
Oregon State University’s (OSU) Western Regional Food Safety Training Center has just received funding that will allow partnership with Colorado State University (CSU) and five other land-grant universities in the Rocky Mountain region.
An annual report released by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) reveals that most of both countries’ food recalls throughout 2014-15 have been due to undeclared allergens and microbiological contaminations--primarily Listeria.