Editor’s note: This column and profiles of the 16 food safety champions (four not pictured above) was originally published by Quality Assurance magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. To read profiles of the individualContinue Reading 30 years of food safety standouts
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With but a few hours remaining, it’s time to look back at the important food safety events and trends of 2022. While Food Safety News stories are the source of much of…Continue Reading One last look at 2022’s Top Ten
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention used an internet panel survey and found that more than one-half of respondents reported using an appliance other than an oven to cook frozen…Continue Reading CDC finds that many consumers fail to cook raw frozen stuffed chicken products properly
A committee in the U.S. Senate has finally set a nomination hearing to consider Jose Emilio Esteban for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s top food safety job.
Nominated on Nov. 12, 2021, by President Joe…Continue Reading Senate committee sets nomination hearing for top food safety official
On your next back-to-school shopping trip, make sure to include food safety items on your shopping list to keep school lunches safe, USDA says.
“Every day, parents focus on the health and safety of their…
Any hope that the U.S. Senate would confirm Jose Emilio Esteban as USDA’s Under Secretary for Food Safety before the late summer break is gone.
The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry has not…Continue Reading Senate sits on Esteban nomination as USDA’s Under Secretary for Food Safety
PITTSBURGH, PA — Technology, pathogens and diligence were the watchwords from two leaders from the USDA and FDA as they addressed attendees at the International Association of Food Protection’s 2022 meeting and conference.
Frank Yiannas…Continue Reading Top food safety administrators in U.S. say it’s not rocket science, but it is science
PITTSBURGH, PA — Whether you call it a baby step or a significant stride, the federal government is taking action to clean up the chicken people in America eat.
With an announcement today the USDA’s…Continue Reading FSIS takes on Salmonella in certain chicken products; hopes to publish something by fall
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the State of Oregon have reached a cooperative agreement, under which the state inspection program may inspect meat products produced for shipment within the state.
Under…Continue Reading Oregon’s state inspection program is 28th in the nation
It costs the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) more than $1 billion a year for close to 10,000 inspectors to provide their services at more than 6,200 locations where the private sector produces…
Continue Reading First signs that the executives may remove FSIS from remote controls