Children in England are suffering food poisoning because domestic refrigerators are being turned off to save money, according to multiple reports.

Truro Food Bank told the BBC it has had reports of children having upset stomachs, or food poisoning, because some parents are turning their fridges and freezers off overnight
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Food safety has made it with the Denver-based National Conference of State Legislatures. The NCSL is the independent authority on the legislative bodies that govern America’s states and territories.

With funding assistance from The Pew Charitable Trusts and NSF International, food safety has taken its place in the NCSL’s searchable
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Editor’s note: This is part of series of articles and opinion columns we are publishing in recognition of September as Food Safety Education Month.

With charitable, environmental, and faith-based organizations all getting involved in the food waste issue at local, state and federal levels, it’s fair to ask if anybody’s
Continue Reading AFDO works to keep food safety top of mind for food salvaging organizations

Nestle Prepared Foods Co. is recalling 26,400 pounds of pork and beef “Hot Pockets” products that were donated to a charitable organization and distributed to food banks.

The recalled products are misbranded and include undeclared allergens, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

“The products contain eggs,
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