The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has found some stores in the country had “deficiencies” in procedures to withdraw or recall food.

An audit showed four stores had no processes in place to effectively deal with the withdrawal or recall of a food supplied by a local supplier, e.g. meat products, eggs, bread or confectionery.…

This peanut butter substitute was still on the shelf at a Luckys Market earlier this week, despite having been recalled in March for E. coli contamination.

On March 7, 2017, The SoyNut Butter Company recalled all varieties of I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butters and all varieties of I.M. Healthy Granola products. On…

Editor’s note: This is the final installment of a four-part series sponsored by Par Technologies. For Parts 1 through 3, please see the links below. 

About one in four households —23 percent to be exact — in the United States purchase groceries online, according to research by the Nielsen Company and Food Marketing Institute that…

Growers are enthusiastically helping a team of scientists researching how cantaloupes pick up and pass on pathogens in a first-of-its-kind project, but retailers have not stepped up.

Laura Strawn, right, is leading the research team that includes Ben Chapman, left, and Michelle Danyluk, center.
Laura Strawn, right, is leading the research team that includes Ben Chapman, left, and Michelle Danyluk, center.

The two-year study is at the half-way…

Adele is a singer from my homeland who made history by having the quickest selling record of all time. The signature tune “Hello” was an emotional rendition of lost love. When I first heard it I was reminded of the role of retailers in food safety — they’re involved in setting the agenda, but they…

Settlement negotiations could be nearing conclusion in a federal civil case that pits consumers against Safeway Inc. in a quest for increased communication from the retailer during food recalls. The case seeks an order forcing Safeway to use loyalty card data to notify customers about recalls of food they have purchased. If the consumers prevail,…