AMERSTERDAM — A recent trip to Europe showed the streets of Krakow, Budapest, and Prague are all very different except for the bicycles making endless food deliveries. Anyone with a food safety mindset has toContinue Reading Online food deliveries in Europe are off a bit, but you cannot tell from street traffic
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
The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County is investigating a death related to a Vibrio vulnificus infection.
Public health officials did not release any other information about the death. They did not say where the patient…Continue Reading Florida officials report death of vibrio patient
Scientists have suggested that outbreaks from edible snail consumption may be going undetected in Cameroon.
Researchers detected Campylobacter, Yersinia, Listeria, Salmonella, and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in snails in Cameroon. African land snails are a…Continue Reading Snail meat likely behind some outbreaks in Africa
Regional World Health Organization (WHO) leaders used World Food Safety Day to highlight topics important in their countries.
Takeshi Kasai, WHO regional director for the Western Pacific, said traditional markets are a key part of the…Continue Reading WHO chiefs discuss local food safety issues
EatSafe has launched a challenge to improve food safety in Ethiopia and Nigeria.
Evidence and Action Towards Safe, Nutritious Food (EatSafe) is a five-year program led by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and…
Continue Reading Competition aims to boost safe local food in two countries
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You’ve probably heard a lot about the new plant-based foods — meatless beef and poultry and dairy-free milk, for example, but most people don’t know much, if anything, about them. In fact,…
Continue Reading Plant-based meat, dairy and eggs: A game changer or a flash in the pan?
A legal complaint is drafted challenging the constitutionality of Montana’s popular Local Food Choice Act, Food Safely News has learned. Montana’s Local Food Choice Act exempts homemade food producers from state licensure, permitting, certification, and…
Continue Reading An individual prepares challenge to Montana’s Food Choice Act
Halloween has a different look in many communities this year. Outdoor Halloween parties, car trunk trick-or-treating events and more masks than ever are in the mix. With all these changes, it doesn’t hurt to brush …
Continue Reading Food safety tips for this Halloween with food safety expert Robert Gravani
Today marks the beginning of the semi-annual meeting of the National Organic Standards Board, which advises the USDA’s National Organic Program on policies and regulations.
The five-day meeting will be live online with a…
Continue Reading National organics meeting begins today; watch by Zoom or listen by phone