Multiple cooks, meals, desserts and people running in and out of the kitchen can make the holidays chaotic. But nothing can add to all that chaos, like food poisoning. Luckily, there are a few rulesContinue Reading Keep food poisoning off of holiday menus
England and Wales are to ease the rules temporarily on defrosted poultry meat because of the impact of bird flu.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is advising consumers buying turkey, duck, capon, or goose products…Continue Reading England and EU differ on defrosted poultry meat stance
This week, many will enjoy a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day with family and friends. Taking the necessary steps toward safe food handling and sanitation will help protect you and your loved ones this year. …Continue Reading USDA advice clears Turkey confusion before Thanksgiving
The European Commission is to change the rules around the presence of ethylene oxide in food additives.
A revision was made because of the challenge in enforcing the current law because of a lack of…Continue Reading EU to tighten ethylene oxide rule for food additives
A study has added to the evidence of Arcobacter being detected in food products but the significance of the findings are still unclear.
Several species of Arcobacter are seen as emerging foodborne pathogens and may…Continue Reading Scientists expand knowledge on Arcobacter risk to health
Researchers have provided more details about an outbreak traced to contaminated food aid in Uganda in 2019 that killed five people.
It was the largest documented outbreak caused by food contamination with tropane alkaloids, according…
Continue Reading Food aid incident was largest known outbreak from tropane alkaloids
A ban has been extended in Europe on some shellfish from Turkey until the end of 2023.
The European Commission made the decision despite a favorable on-paper assessment of measures taken by Turkish authorities.
A study in the United Kingdom has provided new information about antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in lamb and turkey meat.
Antimicrobial drugs are given to animals for veterinary purposes to treat and prevent disease and to…
Continue Reading Survey reveals levels of AMR bacteria in lamb and turkey
A number of European countries have again expressed concerns about how the ethylene oxide contamination incidents are being handled.
Several nations highlighted the high burden of required action as more products are found to be…
Continue Reading Ethylene oxide meeting highlights concerns as recalls continue
Multiple cooks, including children and the elderly, and multiple meals and dishes being prepared at the same time during the holidays, all make for a potential food poisoning nightmare.
The best way to keep your …
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