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Managing Editor Coral Beach is a print journalist with more than 30 years experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, trade publications and freelance clients including the Kansas City Star, the Independence Examiner and Land Line Magazine. Before joining Food Safety News, Beach was a reporter for The Packer newspaper, an online and broadsheet trade publication covering the fresh produce industry in North America. During her time at The Packer, Beach specialized in food safety topics related to legislation, regulation, recalls and foodborne illness outbreaks. A Jayhawk by birth and education, Beach earned her bachelor’s of science in journalism from the University of Kansas.

Federal officials are recommending that the public not consume any of dozens of Jif brand peanut butter products because of a new outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Continue Reading Recall list updated — FDA warns consumers to not eat certain Jif peanut butter because of Salmonella outbreak

The CDC has declared that an outbreak of cronobacter infections among babies is over, but the Food and Drug Administration is continuing its investigation into the maker of the implicated infant formula.

The FDA received
Continue Reading CDC closes infant formula outbreak investigation; FDA continues work to find source; USDA works to resolve shortages

Public health officials continue to investigate what appears to have been an outbreak of foodborne illnesses among bus drivers shuttling the public during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California.

At least 100
Continue Reading Little information available on outbreak among Coachella festival bus drivers