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High-pressure pasteurization facility focuses on food safety

A Michigan couple is killing foodborne pathogens and extending the shelf life of foods while making their state home to one of the largest high-pressure processing machines in the world. Garden Fresh Gourmet’s founders have the Great Lakes HPP Food Innovation Center officially up and running. High-pressure pasteurization (HPP) can kill a variety of pathogens in food. The process, which… Continue Reading

Investigators link raw milk cheese to E. coli outbreak in France

Investigators in France have confirmed a link between the cases of several children with a disease that destroys blood-clotting cells, causes low red blood counts and kidney failure and the consumption of cheese made with raw milk. The investigations carried out by Santé Publique France have confirmed an epidemiological link between these cases and the… Continue Reading

U.K. retailers report chicken campylobacter levels for Q1

The top nine retailers across the United Kingdom have now published their latest testing results on campylobacter contamination in UK-produced fresh whole chickens (covering samples tested from January to March), according to the June 15 report by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The latest figures show that on average, across the major retailers, 3.8 percent of… Continue Reading

Break up with paper; commit to digital; embrace food safety

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a four-part series on electronic record keeping to enhance companies’ food safety efforts. The series is sponsored by PAR Technologies.  Whether it be for improved business management, safeguarding against food safety compromises or ticking all the boxes to keep the FDA at bay, record keeping is the… Continue Reading