Registration is now open for the Virtual Food Safety Summit 2020 South Africa, scheduled for 3rd November 2020. This event is a joint venture hosted by Food Focus and Anelich Consulting.
By Kari Hensien
This year has brought nothing but huge changes for the world, especially for the food industry. Shutdowns, new operational models, and re-openings at this scale are new territory for us all.…
Continue Reading Food safety culture: What to do now that everyone is watching?
The CDC states that the death-dealing virus that causes COVID-19 spreads predominantly from person to person (P>P). A deeper dive into assessing this transmission route — and its presence in the food industry —…
Continue Reading Person-to-Person sub-classes emerge in COVID-19 classifications
Editor’s note: In this column Jaime Ragos, the Dave Theno Fellow for STOP Foodborne Illness, discusses her year working and learning in the food safety arena.
Not since the scientists working for J. Robert Oppenheimer began having second thoughts about setting off the A-bombs they made to end World War II have I run across anything quite like “The Social …
Continue Reading Letter From The Editor: ‘The Social Dilemma’
The Meat & Poultry Daily News recently did a question and answer session with Paul Kiecker, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service Administrator since last March 12. It’s worth reading in its entirety at…
Continue Reading Letter from the Editor: Kiecker speaks out after rising to the top as FSIS Administrator
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses in the path of Hurricane Sally that USDA has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA…
Continue Reading USDA assistance will be available to storm victims after Sally passes
Editor’s note: As part of our coverage of national Food Safety Education month we publish the following column from STOP Foodborne Illness.
This time of year food lovers’ enjoy one of their favorite traditions:…
Continue Reading STOP shines a light under the baskets and benches at farmers markets
Every week I pore over the warning letters the Food and Drug Administration has sent to food firms. These letters are sent to food companies in the U.S. and companies importing into the U.S. …
Continue Reading Transparency is (redacted)
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.
As parents around the country eagerly await to safely send their children back to school, grade school administrators are reimagining how their school’s campus will look like in the future now that the COVID-19 pandemic