Here we explore foodborne illness outbreak investigations related to coconuts, highlight the challenges experienced, and share the food safety lessons learned.
Measurement tools and partnerships are critical elements to investigating contamination events involving food pathogens.
Wet markets pose immense challenges for the future management of global pandemics.
Food recalls are challenging for even the most-prepared companies, but it is possible to manage these events successfully.
Our current challenge is to ensure food security while volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous issues arise at a faster rate than ever expected.
Can artificial intelligence and machine learning transform food safety?
Serious food safety threats continue to be a widespread concern globally: A look at some notable incidents.
While some foods have naturally occurring pathogens, the fact that human consumption can lead to illness does not transform them into “defective food” in the eyes of the law.
Retail snack products in the U.S. market were recalled because they all contained whey powder that was possibly contaminated with Salmonella.
This article highlights the dedication of local and state outbreak investigators in their localized health and agriculture agencies.
Recalls and outbreaks are increasingly being identified and traced back to their sources through whole-genome sequencing.
Food recalls are an important tool that can be used to protect the public from exposures to potentially unsafe products. Yet, carrying out an effective recall presents obvious challenges.
Given the complexity of our food system and limited transparency of supply chains from farm to fork, those willing and able to adulterate will continue to do so in the future.
Pennsylvania is committed to prevention and response to emergencies that jeopardize the safety and resiliency of the food, feed and agriculture industries.
A sensational claim says Russians could use robots to poison food; is the threat for real?
Food allergens are a major safety concern for a segment of the population, yet it is not always possible to completely avoid including any of the eight major food allergens in a product.
Cyber risks must be considered, within the food and beverage sector, as presenting the same risks to the firm and the consumer as any food safety risk. Are you adequately prepared?
Find out how to avoid a lengthy coverage dispute with insurers and to ensure maximum coverage for your losses in cases of contamination events.
Modern food trends create food safety challenges that mandate changes to the food code to protect public health.
Do you have a personal experience with a food product recall from the consumer side? Here’s one person’s story from the perspective of a food safety professional.