Stop Foodborne Illness is now accepting applications for the Dave Theno Fellowship for Food Safety.

“Thanks to the generous outpouring from Dave’s family, friends and colleagues, the staff and board of Stop Foodborne Illness have created the Dave Theno Fellowship for Food Safety,” according to a news release from the non-profit organization.

A man of…

In the long history of food safety regulation of America’s meatpacking industry, the two events that rise above all others in shaping where we are today are the 1906 publication of “The Jungle” and  the 1993 Jack-in-the-Box outbreak. Each rocked the meatpacking industry to its core. The author of “The Jungle,” fiction writer Upton Sinclair…

Lauren Beth Rudolph died on December 28, 1992 in her mother’s arms due to complications of an E. coli O157:H7 infection – Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. She was only 6 years, 10 months, and 10 days old when she died. Her death, the deaths of three other children, and the sicknesses of 600 others, were eventually…