Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took steps to make the importation of certain live animals less burdensome.
The poultry plant where Listeria was found during South Africa’s deadly Listeria outbreak has shut down. Thus far, 180 deaths since January 2017 have been confirmed in the world’s worst Listeria outbreak ever recorded.
A new report published by Queen’s University Belfast appears to prove that nitrates used in the curing process for processed meats can produce chemicals that cause an increased risk of colorectal cancer.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and industry at large are actively working to identify and implement measures at the manufacturing/processing level to reduce Salmonella to below a detectable amount in frozen raw breaded chicken products such as chicken nuggets, chicken fingers, chicken strips, popcorn chicken and chicken burgers that are packaged for retail sale.
Here's what happened after a poultry processor distributed contaminated meat that led to an outbreak.
Mike Cramer joins the Food Safety Matters Podcast this week for an in-depth discussion of best practices for food plant sanitation.
Spoor and Marler are “absolutely convinced and satisfied that we have a very strong case against Tiger Brands.”
This week, the Governmental Accountability Office (GAO) published a new report entitled “FDA Can Build on Existing Efforts to Measure Progress and Implement Key Activities,” that analyzes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) work in a few areas, including feed and food safety.
After 180 deaths and nearly 1,000 ill consumers, the source of the Listeria outbreak in South Africa has finally been named.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Services Pesticide Data Program has released its 2016 Annual Summary.
The number of pet food recalls has continued to increase in the U.S. as this month comes to a close.
Larry Keener, food microbiologist, discusses validation in food processing—its definition, its importance and why it's more common now than ever before.
The platform is a web-based portal bringing together food safety scientists of Arab-origin operating within the region and beyond, with the aim of creating a Food Safety Science Community.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections in 5 states.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has embarked upon two major sampling assignments that revolve around testing certain produce items for microbial contaminants.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has teamed up with the American Medical Association (AMA) to help educate physicians on foodborne illness.
An outbreak of Salmonella infections caused by products containing kratom is being investigated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Last week, the Swiss Olympic team announced that a previously existing norovirus outbreak that had sickened security workers at the 2018 Winter Olympics had spread to its own athletes.
A series of pet food products have been recalled this month for three separate reasons—Salmonella and Listeria contamination, and the presence of an illegal drug.
On Wednesday, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) issued its latest report on South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak--the worst of it’s kind in recorded history.