Government officials remain mum about the origin of a Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.
What's going on in the world of food safety research? Keith Warriner, Ph.D. of the University of Guelph walks us through the latest developments that he and his colleagues are working on.
Last week, the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) released a report titled “Foodborne illness source attribution estimates for 2016 for Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, and Campylobacter using multi-year outbreak surveillance data, United States.”
New findings about foodborne illness risk factors in fast food and full-service restaurants have been released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
FDA's new final guidance is meant to expand the agency's appropriate use of its already existing mandatory recall authority in cases where they have to intervene quickly to help protect consumers from unsafe products.
GFSI Recognises the Global Aquaculture Alliance Against Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1.
As the romaine lettuce growing season is underway again in the Yuma, AZ, growing region, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued details from an environmental assessment after the largest outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 the U.S. has seen in 10 years.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold four one-day public meetings to discuss the recently published draft guidance created to help farmers meet the requirements of the Produce Safety Rule.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting information about the prevalence and severity of sesame allergies in the U.S.
Toward assisting farmers and processors in achieving these goals, the FDA is releasing two new, draft guidance documents, one of which will help farmers better understand the range of steps they can take to comply with the Produce Safety Rule. The other will help processors better understand the relevant provisions of the Preventive Controls Rule for fresh-cut produce that apply to their practices.
The number of Salmonella illnesses associated with a recent recall of nearly 7 million pounds of raw ground beef has doubled, according to new data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Mike Cramer joins the Food Safety Matters podcast for the second time, this time to dive a bit deeper into environmental monitoring and Listeria.
In a letter to staff, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food and Veterinary Medicine Dr. Stephen Ostroff announced he will be retiring in January 2019. Frank Yiannas, Walmart’s vice president for food safety will leave the mega-retailer to fill the void at the agency.
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s blog (FDA Voice) announced the publication of the agency’s Fall 2018 Unified Agenda, compiled by the administration of President Donald Trump.
Enforcement notice records issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) last year show that the JBS meat facility in Tolleson, AZ--recently at the center of 7 million pound ground beef recall due to Salmonella contamination--had previously been called out regarding the condition of their plant and animal welfare practices.
One death has been attributed to a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to Smithfield, NC-based Johnston County Hams.
This episode features John Butts, the man behind the food industry's widely used "seek and destroy" process controls to combat Listeria.
JBS Tolleson, Inc. in Tolleson, AZ has recalled 6,937,195 pounds (more than 3,400 tons) of raw beef products due to possible Salmonella contamination.
James Marsden, Chipotle Mexican Grill’s food safety leader, will be retiring in Q2 2019. The casual fast food chain is currently searching for a replacement, according to a Bloomberg report.
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues the results of its fiscal year 2016 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program.