In observance of the upcoming fifth World Food Safety Day (WFSD) on June 7, the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) has announced that it will provide open access to its webinar archives for non-membersContinue Reading IAFP Offers Open Access to Webinars During June 2023
Too bad the Taco Bell worker was not already vaccinated.
The Snohomish County Health Department has identified a case of hepatitis A that occurred in a food worker who worked at two Taco Bell locations:…Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: If you visited a Taco Bell in Everett or Lake Stevens on May 22 or 23 you have less than 2 weeks to get a Hepatitis A vaccine
Local authorities in Missoula, MT, are warning people to not consume raw milk sold at a farmers market because it came from a herd where cows tested positive for Coxiella burnetii, which is the bacteria…Continue Reading Local officials in Montana issue public warning about contaminated raw milk
On the final day of the state’s legislative session, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill to make some sales of raw, unpasteurized milk legal.
The Iowa State Dairy Association opposes the sale of unpasteurized…Continue Reading Raw, unpasteurized milk can now be sold by farmers directly to consumers in Iowa
Food safety and foodborne diseases are one of four themes covered in an FAO report on products of animal origin. FAO is the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
FAO’s Committee on Agriculture…Continue Reading Food safety included in FAO animal-sourced food report
Milk producers would be able to sell raw, unpasteurized milk in Iowa if the state Senate approves a bill that has already made it through the House of Representatives.
Healthcare and agricultural groups, including the…Continue Reading Some lawmakers want to allow the sale of unpasteurized milk in Iowa
Giving live animals as Easter gifts has been a long-standing tradition, but there are serious public health and humane concerns. Year after year hundreds of human illnesses and agonizing deaths for baby chicks, ducks and…Continue Reading Easter baskets without live bunnies, chicks and ducklings are best
The United States is not ready to vaccinate against High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza (HPAI).
According to John R. Clifford, veterinary trade policy advisory for the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, an approved vaccine is…Continue Reading The bird flu vaccine isn’t available in the U.S.
President Joe Biden is looking in another direction to steer agriculture’s boat.
The key word here is biotechnology. And President Biden is all for it. In fact, he goes so far as to say it…Continue Reading Biden sees future in ag biotech; food safety included
There is a health risk from a group of compounds that can form in food during processing, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
EFSA assessed the public health risk related to nitrosamines. Ten…Continue Reading EFSA finds health risks from nitrosamines in food