A multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections is currently being investigated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued updated guidance today that will help enhance FDA’s ability to respond quickly and accurately to food-related emergencies by updating the food product categories that companies can select when registering with the agency.
Blue Bell Creameries is recalling packages of ice cream containing chocolate chip cookie dough due to the possibility of Listeria contamination.
Today, Chipotle launched a new marketing campaign aimed at reassuring consumers that their food is safe to eat.
Yesterday, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign team released a list of “specific regulations to be eliminated” if the Republican nominee is elected to the White House come November 8th.
Rutgers University researchers have found that the popular notion of the 5-second rule isn't actually accurate.
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.