Mann Packing Company, headquartered in Salina, CA, has issued yet another recall of various vegetable products sold to a number of U.S. and Canadian-based retailers.
Earlier this month, President Donald Trump announced plans to nominate Dr. Stephen Hahn as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s next Commissioner.
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a summary report of its cucumber sampling program.
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shared, for the first time, news of yet another Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak—this time sickening 23 people—that was likely linked to romaine lettuce. No deaths have been reported.
This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a new partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance.
Late last week, Traverse City, MI-based North Bay Produce, Inc. voluntarily recalled 2,297 cases of fresh apples due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Canadian officials won’t release any information about an Escherichia coli investigation involving beef despite the fact that more than 860 products have been recalled.
A summary of FDA's meeting on the New Era of Food Safety.
Amazon’s Grocery & Gourmet category was found to have multiple expired food products that had reportedly been shipped to online consumers.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is meeting with stakeholders to discuss and plan the agency's New Era of Food Safety.
According to multiple reports, five major food retailers have joined to form the new Leafy Greens Safety Coalition in an effort to push the improvement of illness prevention and traceability.
This week, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union filed a federal lawsuit to stop the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s new swine slaughter modernization rule that eliminates line speed limits in pork slaughter plants, ultimately giving inspection responsibility to said slaughter plants.
The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) has released its Foodborne Illness Source Attribution Estimates for 2017.
Registration opened today for the next Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Conference, to be held February 25–28, 2020 in Seattle, WA.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established a food safety dashboard designed to track the impact of the seven foundational rules of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), measure their progress, and help us continue to refine our implementation.
Today, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced plans to change its name next year. GMA will become the Consumer Brands Association (CBA) effective January 2020.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Connecticut has announced that Memet Beqiri, 32, owner and general manager of New England Meat Packing, LLC, and Debbie Smith, 60, the company’s former Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) coordinator/quality control officer, both pleaded guilty to falsifying numerous Escherichia coli test results.
A new joint initiative between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Arizona Department of Agriculture, the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension (UACE), the Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District (WMIDD), and various members of the Yuma, AZ, leafy greens industry will review the ecology of human pathogens in the environment in the Yuma agricultural region.
The input received at this meeting, and in comments submitted to the accompanying Federal Register docket, will help shape an FDA Blueprint for a New Era of Smarter Food Safety.
For the first time in more than five decades, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is modernizing inspection at market hog slaughter establishments.