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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.

A new law in New Hampshire will require people who make money from wild mushrooms to become certified under a licensing program designed to decrease poisonings.

Gov. Chris Sununu signed House Bill 345 into law
Continue Reading State acts to protect public from poisonous mushrooms; certification required in 2022

State officials report they have not found E. coli in samples tested in relation to an outbreak linked to Pure Eire Dairy in Washington.

Fifteen people are confirmed sick, including nine who have been
Continue Reading State reports no E. coli found yet in investigation of dairy linked to outbreak

More patients are being identified by investigators working on an E. coli O157 outbreak that has been limited to Washington State. However, today Arizona officials confirmed there is a child in that state with an
Continue Reading Additional patients identified in outbreak tied to organic yogurt; one in Arizona