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.
This article highlights the dedication of local and state outbreak investigators in their localized health and agriculture agencies.
Retail snack products in the U.S. market were recalled because they all contained whey powder that was possibly contaminated with Salmonella.
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.
Allergens could be introduced into a food product many ways, most involving accidental cross-contact of some kind.
Well-trained and observant employees can prevent food safety incidents. How do your employees stack up?
Observance of these four commandments can help food companies band together to reduce frivolous lawsuits and reduce the significant time and expense that all food companies devote to managing litigation.
It makes sense to add a layer of protection to your food safety plan by learning and following essential tools and tips under intense media and government regulatory scrutiny.
What are the implications of breaches in cybersecurity for the food industry? Knowing the targets is key.
As food safety is top of mind for retail customers, distributors, processors and growers, do you know how to effectively use crisis response hotlines during a product recall?
As this case illustrates, transparency is absolutely essential to protect your company’s bottom line.