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Editor Dan Flynn is a Northern Colorado-based writer and editor with more more than 15 years of food safety experience. As a public affairs professional, he worked with government and regulatory agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. His career as a journalist included working for newspapers throughout the West, from the Black Hills to Seattle. His on-scene reporting on the collapse of the Idaho’s Teton Dam and the suicide bombing at Washington State University’s Perham Hall was carried by newspapers around the world and was recognized both times regionally by the Associated Press for Best Reporting on a Deadline. Most of the disasters he attends these days involve food illnesses.

The jury continues to hear witnesses at the trial of retired Blue Bell president Paul Kruse while behind-the-scenes work continues on the instructions they’ll get before deliberations.

Jury instructions continue to be a work-in-progress as

Continue Reading Jury instructions are important in Kruse’s trial as the law gets applied to the facts in Blue Bell case

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) decision to declare Salmonella as an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products is not welcomed by the regulated industry.

“NCC (National Chicken Council) is concerned about the

Continue Reading National Chicken Council objects to USDA plan to name Salmonella as adulterant in some chicken products