The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is out with its ” key achievements” for 2023 that protected public health through food safety and strengthened the food supply chain.

“USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is focused on protecting the American public, and in 2023

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The European Commission has rejected an appeal to ban imports of kangaroo meat from Australia for reasons that included food safety.

A petition was filed by three groups on the grounds of public health, animal welfare and species conservation.

Lega Anti Vivisezione (LAV), World Animal Protection and Eurogroup for Animals

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Measures making it easier for food businesses to operate as takeaways during the COVID-19 pandemic led to issues around food hygiene, according to scientists.

Researchers analyzed the effect COVID-19 had on the North East hot food takeaway industry in England. Findings were published in the journal Perspectives in Public Health

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 After boiling eggs, decorating them, hunting them, and adding them to candy baskets, families need to make sure leftover hard boiled eggs are handled properly so no one gets sick.

 Eggs can cause food poisoning because salmonella is a common bacteria found in uncooked and unbroken eggs. Salmonella can be
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Public Health is investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness with diarrhea, vomiting, body aches, headaches, and fevers associated with a takeout meal from Saigon Vietnam Deli on July 25, 2020. A specific food or drink item that might have caused the illnesses has not been identified. Saigon Vietnam Deli is
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