Editor’s note: This opinion piece by Phyllis Entis was originally published on eFoodAlert.com and is reposted here with permission.

Trump with light saberDonald Trump has declared war. Not on North Korea; not on ISIS or Iran. Certainly not on Russia.

Donald Trump has declared war on the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Trump has not asked Congress to repeal…

It is sad to report that the credibility of our results has been attacked. And by someone who knows nothing of the two scientists who oversaw the testing for us. There were no questions asked prior – just bashing. Makes one wonder. Phyllis Entis is probably known to many readers here — she was known…

Food companies that are voluntarily recalling a product usually use the language suggested by regulatory agencies that is then distributed electronically via the federal government websites. Recalls not connected to outbreaks almost always contain a line saying there are no reported illnesses associated with the recalled product. William E. Keene, Oregon’s senior state epidemiologist, thinks…

If you are like I am, you probably don’t believe much in coincidence.

For two years running now, Cargill Meat Solutions has announced major meat recalls for Salmonella contamination during the annual meeting of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).

A coincidence?

It was last Aug. 3 on the last day of IAFP’s 2011…

Her real title is Phyllis Entis, MSc., SM(NRCM), but she goes by the relatively unattractive name of the “Food Bug Lady.” Her online credo is a lengthy list of things she devoutly believes.  All of it can be summed up this way: “I believe that every individual is entitled to a reliable supply of safe…