When the Missouri General Assembly is gaveled into session on Jan 4, 2023, one thing is certain. “Show Me” state lawmakers will be deciding whether to take the brakes off the sale of raw milk.Continue Reading Raw milk bills pre-filed in Missouri Legislature
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.
Steve Ardagh, chief executive officer for Eagle Protect, is known as “The Glove Guy.” Food Safety News met him at the International Association for Food Protection’s 2021 trade show. It was then we learned about…Continue Reading Pathogens found on half of the food-safety gloves
The death occurred in Utah, the botulism was likely acquired in Idaho, and the victim was a Wyoming resident.
The Wyoming Department of Health finds that the death of 56-year-old Hans Russell was ruled as…Continue Reading The source of the fatal botulism of a Wyoming man remains unknown after an investigation
Savannah attorney Amy Lee Copeland has filed a Notice of Appeal for Stewart Parnell’s motion to vacate, set aside or correct his sentence under a federal habeas corpus action.
Parnell’s Motion was denied Sept. 23…Continue Reading Parnell’s challenge to his prison sentence is now an appeal to the 11th Circuit
Wyoming social media reports the death of 55-year-old Hans Russell, who succumbed to botulism after being conscious but also completely paralyzed for several weeks in a Salt Lake City hospital.
Russell was a popular outdoorsman…Continue Reading Botulism from food causes the death of a respected outdoorsman from Jackson Hole
After the Supreme Court heard oral arguments over California’s Proposition 12 last Oct. 11, the ruling became expected by the end of June. The latest action by California is the extension of a state court…Continue Reading Prop 12 put off until after SCOTUS ruling
Petitioning USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service for change are not for the faint of heart. While petitions are few, it’s usually a long wait even when the reply is going to be negative.
Nevertheless…Continue Reading Web-based business in Iceland asks USDA to square its policy with FDA
Amos Miller, along with his wife Rebecca, is scheduled to be back in federal court in two weeks with new lawyers, and maybe a new strategy to avoid imprisonment as a party in a civil…Continue Reading Amos Miller returns to court with a new, high-profile attorney from Los Angeles
Sometime during the pandemic, I found myself at the Apple store in Austin. I needed a replacement for my MacBook Air and a nice lady helping me suggested I add a $400 Apple watch to…Continue Reading Letter From The Editor: New Products
A preliminary injunction that prevents a labor contracting firm from providing child labor to JBS in Grand Island, NE, has been extended to Dec. 7. The preliminary injunction is against Wisconsin-based Packers Sanitation Services Inc.Continue Reading Temporary Restraining Order extended in child labor case involving large meat company