David Lohr was sentenced in Arizona on Oct. 27 to 10 years probation. The sentence is in addition to a federal prison sentence in 2021. Lohr was charged with tampering and adding poison or otherContinue Reading Man convicted of poisoning food at retail stores
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It’s prime mushroom hunting time in much of the United States, but foragers need to have a keen eye or an expert opinion to avoid serious consequences.
A recent mushroom poisoning case in Massachusetts has…Continue Reading Misidentification increases the risk of poisoning as mushroom hunters head out to forage
An outbreak of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7 linked to a petting zoo in Rutherford County, TN, has resulted in the death of a 2-year-old, according to a report from the Tennessee Department of…Continue Reading Toddler died in E. coli outbreak linked to petting zoo; others were hospitalized
Yesterday and today in Washington, D.C., the Reagan-Udall Foundation is facilitating a public meeting of its Independent Expert Panel on food.
The independent expert panel has been charged with evaluating the structure, leadership, authorities, resources…Continue Reading Food safety experts give recommendations to panel charged with reviewing FDA
Hurricane Ian has made landfall and those in its path brace for the potential damage it may cause. With so many safety concerns, it can be easy to overlook food safety risks, but prolonged power…Continue Reading Food safety tips for those in Hurricane Ian’s path
Researchers at Iowa State University are attempting to increase hens’ welfare and health through virtual reality (VR).
In recent years, VR technology has found its way into every part of life. From video games to…Continue Reading Could virtual reality be the future of poultry health?
PITTSBURGH, PA — Last night, the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) announced its award winners at its annual meeting’s Awards Banquet.
IAFP presented awards recognizing excellence in food safety to the following organizations and…Continue Reading IAFP presents awards at 2022 annual meeting
PITTSBURGH, PA — In an IAFP 2022 session on Aug. 2, Dr. Ewen Todd, Ewen Todd Consulting, LLC, provided an overview of several international outbreaks.
Todd started with a chocolate outbreak in European countries in…Continue Reading IAFP session provides overview of recent international foodborne outbreaks
PITTSBURGH, PA — In an IAFP 2022 session on Aug. 1 titled “Salmonella in Poultry: Issues and Solutions” speakers talked about how the contamination of poultry with Salmonella continues to be one of the most…Continue Reading Salmonella in poultry, the issues and solutions, hearing from the experts
A decade of inspections at J.M. Smucker Company’s production facility in Lexington, KY, leaves questions about how Salmonella found its way into products and spread to consumers.
This May, the outbreak strain of Salmonella Senftenberg…Continue Reading A look at over 10 years of Smucker’s Kentucky facility’s inspections