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The Keep Food Safe Blog is published at FoodSafety.gov. Authors from the USDA, FDA and CDC contribute to this important public health discussion forum that provides practical information and tips from experts to help you and your family stay food safe.
Food safety talks between U.S. and Mexico focus on building partnership
This past week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and its regulatory counterparts in Mexico — the Federal Commission for the Protection from Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) and the National Service of Agro-Alimentary Health, Safety and…Continue Reading Food safety talks between U.S. and Mexico focus on building partnership
FDA responds to questions about report on lead, other toxins in baby food
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The FDA takes exposure to toxic elements in the food supply extremely seriously, especially when it comes to protecting the health and…
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FDA ready to help food producers hit by Hurricane Delta
Among those in Hurricane Delta’s path in the Gulf Coast and the Southeast U.S. are farmers and their fields of crops grown for human consumption. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food…
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Four steps to safer food at home, at school, at work and at play
September is Food Safety Education Month: Each week we will post educational material about food safety. Some is for consumers, some is for educators, all is targeted on reducing foodborne illness.
This month take an…
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Food safety goes hand-in-hand with COVID-19 safety this year
Planning to enjoy a picnic, barbecue, or meal under the summer sun on this holiday weekend? In addition to food safety, remember to practice social distancing — stay 6 feet apart from others you don’t…
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FDA food safety leader says all OK despite fewer inspections amid pandemic
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been assuring the American public that there is no nationwide shortage of food, that local outages of certain products are the result of unprecedented demand during the…
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FDA leaders say dashboard will help reveal course of food safety
After a series of large-scale food safety problems almost a decade ago, Congress passed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, to shift our food safety system from…
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Progress report: FDA moving forward with FSMA’s produce safety rule
Editor’s note: Three top Food and Drug Administration officials joined to write this FDA Voices blog, which was originally posted by the agency on Feb. 7, 2019.
When the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act …
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Alcohol content doesn’t matter; raw eggs can spike your nog with Salmonella
Editor’s note: This consumer advice column, by FDA staff working with the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, was originally published on www.foodsafety.gov. Please remember, some premixed eggnog products sold in retailers’ …
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