The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is inspecting a Del Monte Fresh Produce facility in Kankakee, IL, after the Wisconsin Department of Health linked vegetable trays from that facility to a Salmonella Infantis outbreak.
The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) has announced that General Mills is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Black Pearl Award. General Mills will be presented with the award at this year’s IAFP Annual Meeting in Louisville, KY.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced plans to implement an African Swine Fever (ASF) surveillance program.
Yesterday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published updates on the current Escherichia coli O103 outbreak linked to ground beef.
Between 1997 and 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported three hepatitis A outbreaks and one norovirus outbreak linked to frozen berries. In response to the three outbreaks, FDA started sampling frozen berries—strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries—for each hazard as part of the agency’s efforts to protect consumers and ensure food safety.
This morning, the 21st annual Food Safety Summit in Rosemont, IL, kicked off with its signature Keynote Presentation, this year delivered by former Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and current board co-chair of STOP Foodborne Illness.
As African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread in China, there are new worries that the contagious disease could make its way to the U.S.
Two of the largest U.S. food processors have issued product recalls—one for an undeclared allergen and the other for the presence of foreign material.
According to multiple sources, Walmart has brought on Sara Mortimore as its new vice president of global food safety compliance.
This week, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) of up to $15,000 can now be issued for violations by food businesses that threaten food safety and market access for Canadian goods.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a “New Era of Smarter Food Safety” that will combine the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) with the agency’s use of new and emerging technologies.
According to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the incidence of most foodborne infections increased in 2018 compared to 2015-2017.
Two meat plants have recalled raw ground beef products this week due to Escherichia coli O103 contamination.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report on the agency’s inspection and environmental sampling of ice cream production facilities in 2016 and 2017. They tested for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella.
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new draft guidance that, when finalized, will provide industry with clear information on ways to prepare, plan, and work with the agency to ensure voluntary food product recalls are initiated properly and promptly.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has voted for stronger, mandatory food safety practices for farmers.
Health officials in England and Wales are investigating reports of a scam artist trying to blackmail food businesses into paying money in exchange for a new inspection score.
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau has sickened at least 93 people in 9 states, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The source: Caito Foods LLC—the same supplier at the center of a similar outbreak that occurred nearly 1 year ago.
A multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O103 now has a known source: ground beef.
New roles have been announced for Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, M.D. and Scott Gottlieb, M.D.