This week, the California Department of Food and Agriculture announced plans to host informational sessions on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rules for Produce Safety and Prevention Controls for Animal Food.
Today, Denver-based Chipotle Mexican Grill released details of what the chain is calling its “enhanced food safety program” that “ will establish Chipotle at the forefront of food safety protocols in the restaurant industry.”
A poll conducted by research firm The Mellman Group last month confirms that consumers want to know what’s in their food.
Findings announced today by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that nearly 30 percent of all deaths from foodborne illness are in children under the age of 5, despite the fact that they make up on 9 percent of the world’s population.
A major scientific assessment released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) indicates that climate change will likely have a negative effect on global food security.
Last month, the Journal of Foodservice Business Research published a study indicating that restaurant managerial staffers have a lot to learn when it comes to food allergies--even those who have gone through training.
Idaho State University’s (ISU) Research and Innovation in Science and Engineering (RISE) facility has teamed up with Atlanta-based ScanTech Inc. to develop a new, chemical-free treatment process for produce and meat.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced a final rule establishing an inspection program for Siluriformes fish, including catfish.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a new web resource that shares information about the agency’s sampling programs for food safety.
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.