The equivalence determination will enable Spain and the Netherlands to export raw bivalve molluscan shellfish to the U.S.
The Roadmap to Reducing Salmonella: Driving Change through Science-Based Policy outlines programs and policies that are science-based, data-driven, and promote innovation to reduce Salmonella in meat, poultry, and egg products.
Foods that would be subject to the proposed requirements include leafy greens, fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, some types of fish, shell eggs, nut butters, and more.
For the second time since June, China has suspended imports from a U.S. poultry plant where employees became infected with the coronavirus.
A federal court in Texas sentenced ice cream manufacturer Blue Bell Creameries L.P. to pay $17.25 million in criminal penalties for shipments of contaminated products linked to a 2015 listeriosis outbreak, the Justice Department announced [this week].
The action marks the first consent decree of permanent injunction against a firm or grower for violating public safety standards under the Produce Safety Rule enacted under the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011.
Food Safety Magazine reached out to USDA FSIS for more information about the agency's plans to modernize egg inspection methods for the first time since Congress passed the Egg Products Inspection Act in 1970.
Citations were issued to food processors, meatpackers, agricultural entities, and retailers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has announced that it is modernizing egg products inspection methods for the first time since Congress passed the Egg Products Inspection Act in 1970.
The public meeting will feature presentations from food safety experts on their current and upcoming work and will highlight partnerships that have set the stage for the continued improvement of consumer food safety.
For National Food Safety Education Month, the National Restaurant Association (NRA)’s ServSafe is serving up tips, tools, and education on proper hygiene practices that restaurant managers and employees should follow.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has begun a major campaign to raise awareness and help halt the spread of African swine fever (ASF) in south-east Europe.
The peaches in question were also distributed widely throughout the U.S. Retailers on the receiving end include Walmart, Target, Kroger, Ralph’s, Wegmans, ALDI, Food Lion, and others.
September is recognized as National Food Safety Education Month, also often referred to as Food Safety Awareness Month.
The checklist is useful for persons growing, harvesting, packing, manufacturing, processing, or holding human and animal food regulated by FDA.
The LGMA program will immediately begin educating members on how to comply with the new standards.
FSIS will discuss the agency’s commitment to reduce pathogen contamination by leading with science, building relationships, and influencing behavior change to decrease Salmonella infections associated with FSIS-regulated products and save lives.
As of August 19th, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 68 illnesses (14 hospitalizations) in 9 states.
During the 2-year alliance, participants will develop information on recognizing coronavirus transmission risks and best practices for preventing transmission, and on challenges for exposure control in meatpacking and processing facilities.
Chinese health officials did not identify the brand of chicken.