Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles leading up to the 20th annual Food Safety Summit. The event, from May 7-10 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in suburban Chicago, includes certification courses; a trade show with exhibitors from industry, academia and government; an extensive list of seminars and panel discussions; and

A Georgia couple has filed suit against On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina alleging their Mother’s Day meal resulted in a Salmonella infection, a two-week hospital stay and lingering health problems that likely will never end.

Amanda and Jason Cureton filed the civil suit in federal court in Atlanta on Aug. 29. The Marietta,…

logos Evangers and Party AnimalTexas pet owner Wendy Black has initiated a complaint seeking class action status against Party Animal Inc. and Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food Company, Inc.

The suit, filed June 6 in the Superior Court for Los Angeles County’s Central District seeks damages “…on behalf of all persons who purchased Party Animal organic brand dog food…

Party Animal Inc. has filed suit in federal court against Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food Co. Inc. because dog food Evanger’s produced for Party Animal was found to be contaminated with the animal euthanasia drug pentobarbital.

logo Party Animal pet foodThe Food and Drug Administration confirmed the presence of the drug during testing after a consumer complaint. Two varieties…

Dannon Light & Fit It’s no Olympic boxing match, but opponents in round one of the Greek yogurt knockdown are both ready to come out swinging in round two. Dannon won the decision after the first bell on Jan. 29 when a judge in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York told Chobani to pause certain…

Two days have been set aside this week to resolve remaining pre-sentence issues in the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) criminal case being heard in federal court in Albany, GA. While this is the most significant criminal food safety case to ever be tried in the United States, it’s gone on so long that some…

An animal agriculture leader from a Western state says it’s hard not to be paying attention to North Carolina’s new Property Protection Act that was passed last week over GOP Governor Pat McCrory’s veto. That’s because, unlike the previous seven state laws adopted to shield animal agricultural operations from prying eyes, the new North Carolina…