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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.

June 6, 2013
Statement From CFIA Regarding the Independent Review of XL Foods Inc. Beef Recall 2012 Report
June 6, 2013
U.S. Lawmakers Air Concerns About Smithfield-Shuanghui Deal
June 6, 2013
Lax Safety Enforcement Caused Canada Beef Contamination—Report
June 5, 2013
Wal-Mart Sets PTI Label Deadline for Suppliers
June 4, 2013
USDA and EPA Launch U.S. Food Waste Challenge
June 4, 2013
ALPLA joins The Coca-Cola Company and Danone in Avantium’s PEF bottle development
June 4, 2013
Pork Producers Agree to Phase Out Gestation Crates Across All of Canada
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.

June 1, 2013
Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Townsend Farms
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.

May 30, 2013
FSIS Releases Proposed Rule on HACCP Systems Validation
May 29, 2013
Smithfield to Be Sold to Chinese Meat Processor
May 23, 2013
Building Domestic Capacity to Implement the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA)
May 23, 2013
Slaughter and DeLauro Highlight New Report Detailing Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Pathogens
May 22, 2013
Biotech Labeling Drive Not Going Away, Says Former Deputy Secretary USDA Merrigan
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 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 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.

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