Ouleout cheese from Vulto Creamery in Walton, NY has been identified as the most likely source of a Listeria outbreak that has sickened 6 people in 4 states. Two of those illnesses resulted in fatalities.
A Tennessee chicken farm that supplies meat to Tyson Foods is confirmed to have a deadly form of bird flu, prompting South Asia to reject imports of American chicken.
Researchers at Tuskegee University--a historically African American college in Alabama--have secured a patent for a faster and more efficient way to detect live bacteria that could contaminate the nation’s food supply.
An Escherichia coli (E. coli) outbreak in five states has prompted state and federal officials to investigate the origin of the foodborne illness.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more imported foods--primarily fish and produce--are the cause of foodborne disease outbreaks.
This week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens”.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has teamed up with the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) for the purpose of training its laboratory personnel on testing methods for mycotoxins, pesticide residues and veterinary drug residues.
According to a new study conducted by the Brown School at Washington University (St. Louis, MO), notifying the proper government authorities of suspected food poisoning could improve not only the reporting of such illnesses, but thoroughness of the follow up investigation as well.
Food scientists at Cornell University have discovered that some Salmonella serotypes can have a lasting, negative effect on one’s DNA.
The UK's Food Standards Agency clarifies how the region goes about inspecting imported meat after a series of misleading media reports.
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) have teamed up to develop clearer messaging aimed at helping consumers better understand food expiration dates, thus reducing food waste.
The third party supplier at the helm of the massive recall--Deutsch Kase Haus of Middlebury, IN--is no stranger to Listeria contamination. In the fall of 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reportedly conducted environmental testing in which three out of 25 swabs tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
On Thursday, a Sanderson Farms Inc. shareholder proposal to stop the use of medically important antibiotics for animal growth and disease prevention did not pass with enough votes.
The proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) will introduce modern food safety requirements for businesses that either import food, or prepare food to be exported or sold across provinces.
This week, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) came to an agreement regarding priorities for the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill.
A letter sent to Aspen Hills from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) blames the company for not doing enough to prevent the spread of Listeria monocytogenes in their processing facility.
President Donald Trump recently issued a freeze on new or pending federal regulations that must now be reviewed and approved prior to enforcement.
Earlier this week, newly elected President Donald Trump carried out one of his campaign promises by formally withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)--a deal that took 7 years to negotiate under former President Barack Obama.
Today, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) launched a “Go for Gold” campaign aimed at helping consumers to understand how they can minimize exposure to acrylamide when cooking at home.
Less than 2 days before Donald J. Trump officially takes his seat as the 45th president of the United States, reports began to surface that the President-Elect finally chose a new leader to head up the U.S. Department of Agriculture--former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, a Republican.