The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert about some Signature Select not-ready-to-eat breakfast bowl products that were subject to temperature abuse during storage at aContinue Reading Public health alert targets Signature Select breakfast bowls
Experts highlight role of consumer power in ensuring safe food
There is potential for consumers to have a stronger voice and play more of a role in food safety, according to speakers on a recent webinar.
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Children falling sick as parents switch off refrigerators to save money
Children in England are suffering food poisoning because domestic refrigerators are being turned off to save money, according to multiple reports.
Truro Food Bank told the BBC it has had reports of children having upset…
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Danish control finds food transport violations
Danish authorities have found a quarter of companies don’t follow the rules when collecting or delivering food.
A Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (Fødevarestyrelsen) control campaign from May to September 2021 looked at the transport…
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WHO EU touches on food safety at event on out-of-home sector
Experts in the WHO’s European Region have considered food safety during a meeting on the out-of-home (OOH) food sector.
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) regional office for Europe organized an event in June with several…
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Sweden reports histamine outbreak from imported fish
Almost 20 people have fallen ill in Sweden this month from histamine poisoning in fish from Vietnam.
The foodborne outbreak at the beginning of April affected 19 people in Stockholm.
Guests eating tuna at three…
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Cross contamination, temperature abuse factors in sandwich outbreak
Cross contamination and temperature abuse are factors that played a role in an outbreak of Salmonella in Hong Kong earlier this year.
In May, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health…
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Spike in food poisoning cases prompts warning from doctors
A spike in food poisoning cases in an Australian state has prompted doctors to warn people about safe food preparation.
House Call Doctor responded to around 20 cases of food poisoning in the space of…
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FDA Warning Letters: Seafood Importer and Low-Acid Foods Processor
In its most recently posted warning letters, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) put a seafood importer in New York and a processor of thermally processed low-acid foods in Mexico on notice that they…
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‘Temperature Abuse’ and Clostridium Fear Brings Salami Recall
About 2,863 pounds of smoked salami is being recalled by Great Lakes Smoked Meats in Lorain, OH, because the product may have experienced “temperature abuse” and may contain Clostridium perfringens. No illnesses have yet been…
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