The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) several new sections that reference intentional adulteration.
Last week, the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) convened its Annual Meeting at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a statement announcing that some Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal is still being sold by some retailers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health officials, is investigating a cluster of cyclosporiasis illnesses likely linked to salads from fast food giant McDonald’s.
In this episode, Cargill's Sean Leighton gives insight into food safety, quality, and how these areas coincide—and clash—with other parts of a food business. Plus, food safety culture, opportunities and challenges of big data, and more.
According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study, consumers fail to properly wash their hands before meals 97 percent of the time.
Recent testing found the same genetic fingerprint of E. coli O157 :H7 as the outbreak strain in samples of canal water from the Yuma region. While these tests confirm that the pathogen is present in the environment, it does not identify the initial source of contamination of the romaine lettuce.
On June 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an update regarding the multistate outbreak linked to contaminated romaine lettuce.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced the publication of two new reports that demonstrate how whole-genome sequencing (WGS) can be used in food safety, and how WGS techniques are currently being applied in Europe.
Bob Brackett, vice president of the Illinois Institute of Technology, and director of the Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH), is the guest on this episode of Food Safety Matters. Listen to Bob discuss the important food safety work being done at IIT and its many centers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is conducting a survey to help enhance the creation and delivery of information and resources for small and very small meat and poultry processing and slaughter establishments.
Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump unveiled his administration’s plans to reorganize the federal government, including the creation of a new Federal Food Safety Agency.
Today, in a live YouTube video stream, Canadian health officials announced that final Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (also referred to as Safe Food Can) have been published.
On June 14th, an initial recall notice was issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning consumers that Kellogg Company was voluntarily recalling some boxes of the brand’s popular Honey Smacks cereal. Some of the cereal packages are believed to have been contaminated with Salmonella bacteria, ultimately causing a multistate outbreak.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that a public meeting will take place to discuss foods produced using animal cell culture technology.
This week, Food Safety Matters shares a conversation with Cargill's Mike Robach. Mike discussion is centered around his involvement with GFSI and the organization's endeavors--past, present, and future.
Petitions from the Parnell brothers for an appellate rehearing of their criminal convictions and sentences were denied by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta on June 11. Further, their petitions for Rehearing En Banc were also rejected as no active judge asked to poll the Court.
A multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to cut melons is currently being investigated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and various state and local health officials.
As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) ongoing effort to make the oversight of food safety stronger and more efficient, the FDA and the USDA yesterday announced the alignment of the USDA Harmonized Good Agricultural Practices Audit Program (USDA H-GAP) with the requirements of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA’s) Produce Safety Rule.
Food Safety Magazine has recently announced that Darin Detwiler, Ph.D., will receive the magazine’s Distinguished Service Award at the 2018 annual meeting of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), July 8–11, 2018, in Salt Lake City, UT.