Three consumers have complained about finding hard crystalline material in packages of raw ground chorizo sausage products. The USDA is warning consumers to look for the products, but a recall has not been issued.
UPDATED: Comments from CDC added
Federal officials have concluded investigation of a previously unrevealed multi-state foodborne illness outbreak. Ground beef was identified as the likely source of the E. Coli O157:H7 behind the infections.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has updated a March 20 recall of Avanza Pasta LLC meat and poultry pasta products. Dozens of brands are involved.
By Ilana Korchia
The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) presented an installment of its Virtual National Policy Conference series, titled “A New Day at USDA for Food Safety?” on Tuesday.
Speakers included Dr. Patricia…
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I am speaking (virtually) at the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) Conference this week: https://www.fdli.org/2021/03/2021-food-and-dietary-supplement-safety-and-regulation-conference-agenda/.
My guess is that there will be a few FDA and FSIS people in attendance.
My role is
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is warning the public to not eat certain beef and lamb products because they were produced by One Meat Corp., doing business as Eastern…
Continue Reading Certain meat sold online was not inspected; USDA warns public not to eat it
Avanza Pasta LLC is recalling 2,200 pounds of meat and poultry pasta products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.…
Continue Reading More than a ton of pasta products under recall for lack of inspection
Federal officials are investigating a new multi-state foodborne illness outbreak with turkey products identified as the likely source.
In a four-word listing on its outbreak investigation table, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…
Continue Reading New multi-state Salmonella outbreak possibly linked to turkey products
Food safety attorney Bill Marler wants to know what’s up with his petition calling on the USDA to declare specific “outbreak serotypes” of Salmonella as adulterants in meat.
He filed the petition more than a…
Continue Reading Marler renews call for declaring ‘outbreak serotypes’ of Salmonella as adulterants in meat and poultry
A California company is recalling almost 300,000 pounds of ready-to-eat corned beef that was imported and distributed in the United States without the benefit of import re-inspection, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection…
Continue Reading Re-inspection issue forces recall of 150 tons of corned beef from Australia
Chino, CA-based GLG Trading Inc. late Monday recalled almost 97,000 pounds of beef tallow products that were imported from the People’s Republic of China, an ineligible country for beef, without the benefit of FSIS import