Several groups, including Consumer Reports and STOP Foodborne Illness, have written to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in support of increased food safety efforts regarding Salmonella in poultry.

The groups describe current regulations as “antiquated” and

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for Perdue’s frozen ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken breast tenders “gluten free” that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically

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PITTSBURGH, PA — Technology, pathogens and diligence were the watchwords from two leaders from the USDA and FDA as they addressed attendees at the International Association of Food Protection’s 2022 meeting and conference.

Frank Yiannas

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PITTSBURGH, PA — Whether you call it a baby step or a significant stride, the federal government is taking action to clean up the chicken people in America eat.

With an announcement today the USDA’s

Continue Reading FSIS takes on Salmonella in certain chicken products; hopes to publish something by fall