A majority of the food facilities required to register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are now located outside of the United States. Registrar Corp., based in Hampton, VA, says a response it received from FDA under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request shows 207,655 food facilities were registered as of Jan. 1,…

Birds are a beautiful thing of nature and should be respected and admired. However, they do not belong inside foodservice operations or any other food facilities. Their search for food and a comfortable harborage area, especially now during the colder months, encourages birds to seek entry to the great indoors. The possibility of contamination from…