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  • by News Desk
    Seven Australian states have recorded more than 100 Vibrio illnesses linked to raw oysters from South Australia. There are 56 people sick in South Australia since September and three have been hospitalized. Western Australia has 17 cases since late September, Victoria reported 31 illnesses since the first week of October and 15 infections have been… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    Reports of injuries have led Conagra Brands to recall certain lots of frozen Birds Eye broccoli tots because of small rocks and metal fragments in the product. “Conagra has received two reports to date of injury — dental damage — associated with the recalled product,” according to the company recall notice posted by the Food… Continue Reading
  • by Coral Beach
    The FDA is investigating a new Salmonella outbreak and continues to work on ongoing outbreaks, according to a new report from the agency. Very few details are available on the new Salmonella outbreak, which has sickened at least 19 people, according to an announcement from the Food and Drug Administration. The agency did not report… Continue Reading
  • by Joe Whitworth
    Experts have called for debates at a conference on food safety in Africa to be the “beginning of a journey” during their concluding remarks. Blaise Ouattara, food safety and quality officer at the FAO regional office for Africa, said the event was a forum to exchange knowledge and technological advancement on food safety. “Taking into… Continue Reading
  • by Denis Stearns
    OPINION In an article that will soon be published in the Seattle Law Review, I take a look at food safety through the lens of the “pink slime” controversy and question whether the lack of real transparency that characterizes food safety regulation, especially with regard to meat and poultry, is more intentional strategy of agencies… Continue Reading
  • by Guest Contributor
    This article originally appeared in the Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter, a monthly publication of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Find more expert guidance on healthy cooking, eating, and living here. The feast that officially kicks off the holiday season is here. Thanksgiving is steeped in the comfort and familiarity of traditional… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    Whether you’re watching football during the holiday weekend, chilling with family or doing some online shopping, Thanksgiving leftovers are sure to be a part of the plan. To ensure that your Thanksgiving spread remains safe to eat, follow these guidelines: Two-Hour Rule: All perishable items should be refrigerated within two hours of coming out of… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    A supplier is recalling an unrevealed volume of tomato basil soup because a piece of glass was found in the product. Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods is recalling 31.4-ounce jars of H-E-B brand  “Creamy Tomato Basil Soup,” according to the company’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration. The recall notice did not… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    An Idaho company is recalling an unrevealed number of cases of certain frozen, imported cauliflower because testing showed it to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The TJ Farms Select brand cauliflower was imported from China. It was distributed in Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin, according to the company’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug… Continue Reading
  • by Coral Beach
    The FDA is investigating a new outbreak of Salmonella infections, but the agency hasn’t released any details except the patient count, which stands at 19. In a weekly update the Food and Drug Administration reports that its investigators are looking into an outbreak caused by Salmonella Javiana. The agency is not reporting what states are… Continue Reading