This week, seven people—all belonging to the same family—were arrested and accused of selling adulterated sunflower oil and calling it extra virgin olive oil.
In this week's episode of Food Safety Magazine's Food Safety Matters podcast, Hal King discusses food safety in the foodservice and restaurant arena, along with how young professionals can build a career in the industry.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine last week reveals that raw flour is the cause of bacteria—specifically Escherichia coli (E. coli) shiga toxin-producing bacteria (STEC).
Today, the FDA announced the availability of a SECG to help small businesses understand the requirements of the Final Rule on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (Sanitary Transportation Rule). Small businesses have until April 6, 2018, to comply with the rule.
Earlier this month, Cargill announced plans to invest $240 million in India over the next 5 years.
Today, the Food Standards Agency (FSA), along with the British Standards Institute released a revised guide aimed at food businesses. The guide shares advice on how to protect their food and drink supply from potential risks.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the availability of funding to research new, environmentally-friendly pesticides, tools and strategies to replace methyl bromide.
In our 13th episode of Food Safety Matters, Barbara van Renterghem speaks with Darin Detwiler about how the food industry has evolved since the 1993 Jack in the Box E. coli outbreak. This episode also includes a short chat with Maryanne Gravely (USDA) and Hilary Thesmar (FMI) about how industry can support consumer food safety practices and grocery shopping during the holiday season.
Hong Kong’s Office of the Ombudsman has publicly stated that food safety checks of fresh produce in the city are “hasty.”
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released the draft guidance Menu Labeling: Supplemental Guidance for Industry. It addresses comments the agency received on the May 2017 interim final rule extending the compliance date for the Menu Labeling Final Rule from May 5, 2017, to May 7, 2018.
A study presented at the 2017 American Association of Avian Pathologists annual meeting has revealed an unusual way that ground turkey is contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed a Ordinance No. 170763 that will require large grocery stores to submit reports that detail the use of antibiotics in the livestock they use for meat and poultry products.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a guidance designed to give certain co-manufacturers more time to meet supplier approval and verification requirements under three FDA food safety regulations.
Today, eleven U.S. institutions have joined the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation in an effort to gain more federal support of food and agriculture science.
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release announcing plans to revoke an existing health claim that soy protein can help to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Partnership with CDC and USDA tracks antimicrobial resistance patterns to protect public health
Mann Packing, a Salinas, CA-based vegetable supplier, has voluntarily recalled products that could potentially be contaminated with Listeria bacteria.
Food Safety Matters speaks with David Acheson about food risk, fraud, protection and how safety professionals can get the support they need from the C-suite.
Are you confused about Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance dates? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition has just announced a new resource just for you-- a new web page.
Last week, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) released its last set of results from the agency’s Campylobacter survey.