The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines Shigellosis as an infectious disease caused by Shigella bacteria and is believed to be spread by unwashed hands.
The 2015/16 California Leafy Greens Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA) Report provides a detailed report of audits conducted, along with citations issued. LGMA audits are mandatory and are conducted by State of California auditors who verify that science-based food safety practices are implemented on the farm.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received questions about the timing of the compliance dates for its various nutrition initiatives and is providing the following questions and answers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Matthew.
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, MO has denied appeals from Austin “Jack” DeCoster and his son Peter DeCoster--the pair behind a multistate Salmonella outbreak in 2010 that sickened roughly 56,000 people.
Early bird registration is now open for the sixth National Consumer Food Safety Education Conference held on January 25-27, 2017, in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will issue guidance on what type of documentation is necessary for a product label to claim that an animal was raised “without antibiotics”, “organic”, “grassfed”, “free-range” or “without the use of hormones”.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared an end to an outbreak linked to raw sprouts.
According to a new report compiled by the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI), food processors are having to change their equipment procedures in order to comply with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared an end to a multistate outbreak linked to flour.
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.