A decidedly supply-side solution is shaping up to solve the infant formula shortage that’s been plaguing the United States for the past eight months or so. Perhaps sooner, rather than later, the shortages are goingContinue Reading More capacity turning out to be the answer to the infant formula shortage
An idea to improve traditional processing of a staple Ethiopian product has won the top prize in a food safety challenge.
The winner was awarded $10,000, and second and third-place winners received $5,000 and $3,000…Continue Reading Ethiopian idea wins EatSafe food safety challenge
October is National Seafood Month and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is releasing new educational materials on the food safety of fish.
FDA recommends eating fish as part of a healthy diet. However, they…Continue Reading FDA releases materials on safety of fish for National Seafood Month
To help effectively investigate, remove unsafe seafood products from the market, and develop new prevention strategies, the FDA relies on illness reporting from public health officials and healthcare providers. While most foodborne outbreaks are tracked…Continue Reading How to report seafood-related toxin and Scombrotoxin fish poisoning illnesses
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has outlined plans to support the existing laboratory network which it says is in a “precarious position”.
The agency has obtained funding of £2.1 million ($2.2 million) per year, which…Continue Reading FSA sets out plan to fill gaps in lab system
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Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published the results of its internal review of the agency’s actions — and inaction — in connection with the February 2022 recall of powdered…Continue Reading FDA evaluation of infant formula shows lack of urgency, mishandling of situation
The United States has fallen a few places in the latest rankings of a report that measures food security.
The study from Economist Impact put Finland at the top, followed by Ireland, Norway and France. Canada…Continue Reading U.S. slips down rankings in food security index
Visual Information Specialist Micheall Myrie has worked for FSIS for over seven years, primarily supporting the graphic design needs of the Office of Employee Experience and Development (OEED). “As a skilled visual communicator, I support…Continue Reading Faces of Food Safety: Meet Michaell Myrie of FSIS
On your next back-to-school shopping trip, make sure to include food safety items on your shopping list to keep school lunches safe, USDA says.
“Every day, parents focus on the health and safety of their…
Seats still remain for IAFP’s pre-meeting workshops and those looking to get a food safety head start can attend any one of the four workshops offered by IAFP in the days leading up to the…Continue Reading Spots still open for IAFP’s Pre-meeting Workshops