When you think of Italian food, the first dishes that come to mind are probably pizza and pasta. I am here to tell you that’s not just your imagination. Those carb-saturated items make up the
Laurel Curran is currently an undergraduate student at Willamette University, majoring in Politics with a minor in American History. Originally from Bainbridge Island, Washington, she hopes to attend law school in the Seattle area. In her free time Laurel volunteers with a program for at-risk elementary school students.
As preparations begin for Thanksgiving feasts around the country, there’s good news on the dinner front: Families are eating more home-cooked meals together every day, not just on special occasions.
That’s one of the encouraging
After its first year of operation, the Rapid Recall Exchange, an online service that aims to speed up notice of recalls and the withdrawal of recalled food and products from store shelves, has signed up
Gloves have become something of a symbol of food safety but, in fact, can inspire a false sense of security, conclude the authors of a series of studies published in the Journal of Food Protection.
After what they said was the discovery of excessive antibiotics in some U.S. and European pork, Russian officials announced a ban on imports from two Smithfield processing facilities and plants in other countries.
Officials from Japan and the United States met in San Francisco last week for two days of much-anticipated discussion about American beef safety, but the talks ended without any change to Japan’s strict laws barring…
Continue Reading Ban Unchanged As Japan, U.S. Talk Beef Safety
This September marks the 15th annual observance of National Food Safety Month. Created by the food industry in 1995, the month is intended to renew focus on safety precautions within the food industry and within…
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At least 130 people were sent to the emergency room after an ammonia leak at an Alabama chicken refrigeration plant that Food Safety News reported on last week. The plant is located on the Theodore
Dubai Municipalitiy’s Food Control Department issued nearly 200 fines to establishments caught breaking food safety regulations in early August, the month of Ramadan. The inspectors focused on outlets selling food in particular demand during the…
Continue Reading Dubai Cracks Down on Food Safety During Ramadan
U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently received more than 180,000 hand-delivered letters from citizens concerned about proposed FDA action on antibiotic use in animals. These concerned citizens represent people who see a connection between the…
Continue Reading Groups Hand-Deliver 180,000 Letters to FDA
The average human hand harbors around 150 species of bacteria, most of which are healthy and natural. Germs are all around us, and homes are an ideal nesting ground for different types of germs, both