The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Food Safety (OFS) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has a plan to decrease Salmonella, one of the leading causes of foodborne illnesses.
Federal egg inspections are getting an update for the first time in 50 years, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The new egg inspection rule will take effect at 83 USDA-inspected eggplants
Every week I pore over the warning letters the Food and Drug Administration has sent to food firms. These letters are sent to food companies in the U.S. and companies importing into the U.S. …
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is holding a virtual public meeting on Oct. 6 to discuss the state of consumer food safety education, current research, and future studies
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Food Safety (OFS) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) are hosting a virtual public meeting on Salmonella with participation from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the
The appointment of 10 new members to the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) and an additional new member to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) have been…
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Only a handful of large meat and poultry establishments were subjected to administrative action by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service this past quarter when the industry came under pandemic pressures.
Food Safety News previously…
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USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the State of Vermont have reached an agreement that expands business opportunities for state-inspected meat and poultry business in the Green Mountain State. FSIS and Vermont have
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because Bluegrass Provisions Co., a Crescent Springs, Ky. establishment, produced sausage products that may be contaminated with Listeria
In some action on the petition front, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) acknowledges a request from the Harvard Law School’s “Animal Law and Policy Clinic.” The Harvard animal law program submitted a petition…
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You can show consumers a food safety video, and give them food safety tools, but you can’t make them use food thermometers all of the time.
Study results just published by the USDA’s Food Safety…
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