CHICAGO – Hal King, founder, and CEO of Public Health Innovations LLC, is this year’s recipient of the Food Safety Leadership Award from NSF International.

NSF International, a global public health, and safety organization, announced King as this year’s recipient Wednesday at the 20th annual Food Safety Summit. The summit, at the Donald E. Stephens…

Onsite inspections have long been a standard tool for food safety training and enforcement efforts, but wearable technology and augmented reality are combining to change that with Google Glass.

EyeSucceed, a technology company focusing on food safety, is the latest Glass Partner, according to an announcement this morning from parent company NSF International. NSF’s Tom…

FSS 2017 NSF award winners
The 2017 NSF Food Safety Leadership Achievement Awards were presented to, from left, Jack Guzewick, trainer/consultant; Lee-Ann Jaykus, researcher at North Carolina State University; and David Theno of Gray Dog Partners.

ANN ARBOR, MI – NSF International, a global public health and safety organization that provides food safety and quality assurance…

Editor’s note: For the final day of Food Safety Month, we bring you these popular — and dangerous — myths and their factual counterparts from the Partnership for Food Safety Education. MYTH: If I microwave food, the microwaves kill the bacteria, so the food is safe. illustration Top 10 food safety mythsFACT: Microwaves aren’t what kill bacteria – it’s the…

ST. LOUIS — The Flint water crisis exposing children to dangerous lead levels is not just a local impact story about mistakenly changing from one water source to another. Changing the water also changed the ecosystem inside the pipes and the linkages of Flint’s entire water distribution system. Exposing that ecosystem to new water is…

CHICAGO — More than 70 combined years of food safety advocacy and research by John Butts and Purnendu Vasavada was recognized with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 18th annual Food Safety Summit today. NSF Food Safety Aware presenters and honorees at the 18th annual Food Safety Summit are (from left): presenter Shelly Feist of the Partnership for Food Safety; honorees John Butts, Judy Harrison, Gary Acuff, who accepted the award for Purnendu C. Vasavada; and presenter Lori Stephens, of NSF International. NSF Food Safety Award presenters and honorees at the 18th annual Food Safety Summit are (from left): presenter…

The stimulant oxilofrine is considered dangerous and banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency, Major League Baseball, National Football League and other sports organizations. Yet a global public health organization says the ephedrine-like substance is found in 14 over-the-counter dietary supplements sold by popular retail stores in the United States. It is the fourth time in…

Epidemiologist Bill Keene was posthumously awarded the 2014 NSF Food Safety Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday at the Food Safety Summit in Baltimore, MD. Keene was a senior epidemiologist for the Oregon Public Health Division (OPHD) whose work involved breakthroughs on investigations into major foodborne illness outbreaks, including the spinach E. coli outbreak of…