The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) late Saturday told consumers not to eat the following brand of fresh enoki mushrooms after a sample tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
Almost 50 people fell ill in France with Salmonella infections this past year linked to chicken from one slaughterhouse. Salmonella in beef from Germany was also documented.
Without whole genome sequencing (WGS), the persistent low-level…
Continue Reading Salmonella and Listeria outbreaks discussed at EU event
Erie Meat Products Ltd., the importer of record in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, is recalling approximately 1,224 pounds of fully cooked chicken bologna products that were imported and distributed into the United States without the benefit…
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HACCP: A systematic approach to the identification, evaluation, and control of food safety hazards.” – So says the FDA.
Although yesterday’s announcement (FDA Proposes Changes to Food Safety Modernization Act Rule to Enhance Safety
Proposed changes in an FDA rule for produce growers regarding food safety measures will change the face of public health even though it would eliminate some water testing requirements, according to the agency’s top food…
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At least four European countries have been affected by a Salmonella outbreak with investigators as yet unable to determine the source.
Thirteen people have fallen ill in Iceland, eight in Denmark, one in Sweden and…
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Frequently, APHA vs Butz (1974) is cited as a reason that Salmonella cannot be declared an adulterant. That decision was based in part on an unsubstantiated political opinion contrary to previous, contemporary, and following
The Denver-based National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has researched and carefully crafted a series of new policy statements in response to concerns from environmental health professionals and industry.
The full policy statements are available at…
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A man has been given a 10-month jail sentence in England after pleading guilty to 39 food hygiene offences.
Gent Jakupi of New Park St, Devizes and Andover Road, Ludgershall, pleaded guilty at Swindon Magistrates…
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The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has begun a new collaborative effort to study antimicrobial use and resistance on commercial swine farms in the Midwest.
Each year in the United States, at