Coral Beach, our new managing editor, reminded me this week that back in the day of working for daily newspapers that actually involved the use of ink and paper, there were still problems. One was the common paper tear that could occur just as the presses were starting  up. This was not something that typically…

Please be aware that the Food Safety News website will remain static from 8 p.m. PST Thursday, Feb. 19, until 8 p.m. PST Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, so that necessary system updating and maintenance work can be done. We will be posting new content on Sunday, Feb. 22, as soon as the content freeze is

UPDATE: We learned on Monday morning that system maintenance work impacting Food Safety News has been postponed to Feb. 19-22. This means we will be publishing as normal this coming President’s Day weekend. The article below has been edited to include the rescheduled dates. Food Safety News takes its place in cyberspace through the…