Q’Delicia of Jacksonville, FL, is recalling 639 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry empanada products produced without federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ or retailers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have

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SAS Foods Enterprises Inc. is recalling more than 3,700 pounds of beef and chicken empanada products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. They also have a false USDA mark of inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

“The problem was
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The product is no longer available to consumers, but USDA officials have issued a public alert for certain organic imported raw chicken wings because they are marked with a fraudulent establishment number. Label information printed in Chinese makes it more difficult for consumers to identify the product.

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An audit report in an Australian state has found many inspections of food businesses were overdue, recordkeeping was poor, and follow-up and enforcement were not always completed or consistent.

The Western Australian Auditor General’s report focused on food safety regulation by two local government entities, one a metropolitan and the
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Food safety has been chosen as the theme of World Accreditation Day in June.

The global annual initiative on June 9, established by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and International Accreditation Forum (IAF), promotes accreditation including some related to food safety issues.

This year’s theme focuses on how such
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More than one in every 15 food businesses across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have a hygiene rating of two of lower, according to a report on data from across the United Kingdom.

High Speed Training investigated how regions, towns and cities compared. The Yorkshire based e-learning provider looked at
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