Late last week, a group of Democratic U.S. Senators penned a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb about their concerns regarding how the partial government shutdown—currently in its 24th day—and lack of funding will affect Americans’ public health.
As of January 9, 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared the most recent Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to California grown romaine lettuce over.
The shutdown, currently in its 19th day, is the President’s response to not yet receiving Democratic approval for funding a wall along the U.S./Mexico border.
Canadian government officials are seeking feedback regarding the safety of cannabis-infused edible foods.
Study reveals that a good portion of U.S. adults who believe they have a food allergy actually do not.
Find out what types of violations are most commonly found at food facilities regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Just before the new year, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released a list of accomplishments made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2018.
The Summary shows more than 99 percent of the samples tested had pesticide residues well below benchmark levels established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Adam Bros. Farming, Inc., the Santa Maria, CA-based (Santa Barbara County) ranch that’s been implicated in the multistate Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak, has voluntarily recalled products that also be contaminated.
One sediment sample from an agricultural water reservoir at the Adams Bros. Farming ranch in Santa Barbara County did test positive for the Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak strain that caused the outbreak.
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposal to create a new and separate regulatory category for antiseptic products used by food handlers.
Two new reports on the sampling of whole, fresh avocados and hot peppers were released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week.
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released new information about the most recent Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from California.
A recent study conducted by the University of Surrey’s BioProChem group looks at how Listeria grows in food when novel, milder processing techniques are used.
The JBS meat plant in Tolleson, AZ, is now recalling more than 5 million pounds of meat on top of what was previously recalled in October 2018. This brings the total amount of recalled beef to 12,093,271 pounds.
To help the food industry, regulators, and consumers to better understand what’s required under new menu labeling rules, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has shared a new online education module.
Instead of delaying the process, Tiger Brands has agreed to move forward with a class action lawsuit waged against them.
Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated its original advisory, saying that retail and restaurant shipments of romaine lettuce could resume, according to the Calfornia Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement.
FDA identifies what counties in California are associated with the most recent E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released two statements updating the public about the most recent Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. Here’s what we now know from those statements.