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Frozen turkey dog food recalled for Listeria; people also at risk

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Blue Ridge Beef is recalling its frozen, raw turkey pet food from retailers in four states because it a poses a danger to people and their animals because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. “This recall was initiated with FDA inspection and sampling of the product,” according to the company’s recall notice posted on the Food… Continue Reading

FSIS issues new notice on slaughter, humane handling

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The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a new notice with instructions for Public Health Veterinarians (PHVs), inspection program personnel (IPP) and District Veterinary Medical Specialists (DVMs) regarding humane handling and slaughter. It directs official livestock establishments to determine if their written systematic approach for human handling meets… Continue Reading

Technology gives transparency to transportation food safety

The second in a four-part series brought to you by Par Technology Corp.

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There are mountains of it; fresh, nutritious, beautiful — belonging on the finished plates of high-end restaurants, school lunch trays and dinner tables across America. But instead, it’s dumped into landfills to rot into nothing — enough each year to feed 3 billion people. On top of that overall estimate, the Food and Agriculture Organization… Continue Reading

Letter From The Editor: Huge Change For FDA

Opinion

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Something huge is going to be happening soon at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). There’s lot’s of chatter about it. From a “Coming Political Hurricane” to a “Libertarian Take-over,” it is all anticipation about the transition of government. Most of it seems to be directed at drug approvals and medical devices, not food…. Continue Reading

Recall of ribs for no inspection; sent to Michigan restaurants

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Boucherville, Quebec-based Olymel S.E.C./ L.P. Saturday recalled  approximately 1,124 pounds of pork ribs products for being repacked and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The pork ribs items were repacked and produced from Jan. 10 to Jan. 13, 2017. The following… Continue Reading