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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 investigating a new multi-state outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

A source of the pathogen has not yet been identified, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC

Continue Reading Federal investigators looking for source of new outbreak of infections from Listeria

Pregnant women shouldn’t eat canned tuna and children and adults should eat less than the FDA recommends according to new research by Consumer Reports.

The organization tested five brands of tuna to check mercury levels.

Continue Reading Some brands ‘safer’ but mercury levels in canned tuna hard to predict; shouldn’t be eaten during pregnancy