Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current headlines for your consumption.

Failure to open email results in outbreak
Email may be fast, but speed doesn’t matter if no one opens it. That’s exactly what happened this past…

Listeria, MRSA, Streptococcus, and Enterococcus can all be identified much quicker by  the Verigene GP Blood  Culture Nuclear Acid Test (BC-GP), which got marketing approval from the U.S, Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Verigene test is manufactured by Northbrook, IL-based Nanosphere. FDA’s decision was based on the study of 1,642 patient blood samples obtained…

Editor’s Note:  In May 1911, as many as 1,400 people in the Boston area were infected with micro-organisms – most likely staphylococci or streptococci – spread by contaminated raw milk during an outbreak that killed 48. At the time, the illnesses were called septic sore throat or simply tonsillitis. The incident remains one of