CHICAGO — A billion people can’t be wrong, right?

As it turns out, when it comes to food safety it doesn’t matter if they’re wrong. Once a product is associated with foodborne illnesses on social media sites it’s like striking a match in a straw house. Negative posts, shares, and retweets can burn a brand…


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The Global Food Safety Conference started Monday in Tokyo with an emphasis on public-private partnerships.

Fifty-two countries are represented by 1,200 delegates at the four-day conference organized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

Delegates have been discussing the most important issues and trends in food safety, focusing on more collaboration between government regulators and…

Inspectors have found Listeria monocytogenes in raw milk from a Pennsylvania dairy, prompting Pennsylvania officials to urge consumers to immediately discard any of the unpasteurized milk bought recently.

Routine state testing revealed the bacterial contamination in raw milk from Fertile Valley Farm of Honesdale, PA. The Wayne County dairy posted a notice about the contamination…

Netflix is set to premiere a series called “Wild Wild Country” this month that tells the story of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and the largest bioterror attack in U.S. history.

In 1984, more than 700 people in The Dalles, OR, contracted Salmonella infections after followers of Rajneesh sprinkled the pathogen on salad bar ingredients in…

For additional details on the specific IAFP awards and how to nominate companies or individuals, please click on the image.

The International Association for Food Protection has extended the nomination deadline for several annual awards.

The new deadline is March 15 and applies to nominations for:

  • The Black Pearl;
  • Harry Haverland

The International Association for Food Protection is now accepting proposals for symposium, workshop and roundtable presentations for its annual conference and meeting in 2018.

The 2018 event is scheduled for July 8-11 in Salt Lake City. The IAFP Program Committee recently invited association members and other interested individuals to submit proposals and announced Oct. 3

TAMPA, FL  — There are no “snowflakes” or demands for “safe spaces” from any of the attendees of the International Association for Food Protection. Instead there is a willingness to take sides and debate any issue relating to food safety.

Take Stephen Base of Texas A&M University who was willing to step in late and…

TAMPA, FL — When the conference of the International Association for Food Protection wraps up tonight with the its awards banquet, Director David Tharp will have 25 of the annual events under his belt, despite the fact that he thought he would only be with the organization for a few months.

Tharp, a CPA, joined…

TAMPA, FL — Hand sanitizers have surrounded me from elementary school field trips to competitive sporting tournaments in high school and college. Running water wasn’t always available before snack time, or for handling mouth guards between games. There are many questions I had about antimicrobial hand sanitizers, but had no clue where to start.

Scanning…