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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.

 Cargill, Tyson Foods, and JBS have all terminated contracts with Packers Sanitation Services Inc., or PSSI, since it paid fines of $1.5 million for child labor violations. Losing contracts to provide sanitation services to the

Continue Reading Sanitation help won’t be spelled PSSI as often in the future as it was in the past

Food safety is reason enough to kill the Processing Revival and Interstate Meat Exemption Act, otherwise known as the PRIME Act, according to some of the industry’s most powerful players.

The North American Meat Institute

Continue Reading Food safety concerns are said to require the defeat of the “well-intentioned” PRIME Act