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IG gets Bipartisan call for FSIS misconduct investigation in Montana

Montana’s congressional delegation wants USDA’s Inspector General (IG)  to investigate “alleged misconduct within the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and its effect on meat processing facilities in Montana.” In signing the letter to the IG, Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines and Representative Greg Gianforte are asking for an investigation into allegations that began… Continue Reading

Virginia Senate prefers state, not FDA, to inspect produce farms

If your business was subject to an unannounced, warrantless inspection, would you rather it be state or federal officials knocking on your door? That very question is being raised in Virginia for about 400 farms that produce more than $25,000 in annual income from fresh fruits and vegetables. Those farms are subject to the rules and regulations of the… Continue Reading

ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

In case you missed it, here are some of the top food safety stories from last week: PCA Sentencing: Stewart Parnell, former CEO of the now-defunct Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), was sentenced to 28 years in prison on Sept. 21. His peanut-broker brother, Michael Parnell, got 20 years, and former PCA Quality Assurance Manager Mary… Continue Reading