Editor’s Note: Just ahead of the long Fourth of July weekend, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is out with “Americana: The Hot Dog.” We are reposting it because you can never know enoughContinue Reading Everything you need to know about the American hotdog by FSIS
By Kitt Tovar Jensen
Not only did the novelty of the pandemic cause national concern, but so did shortages of food and other basic supplies. Although a multitude of brands and meat products flood stores…Continue Reading Covid 19 and the rise of artisanal butcheries
Summer Addo, Ph.D., is an enforcement, investigations and analysis officer (EIAO), and has been with the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service’s Office of Field Operations for more than 11 years. In her current role…Continue Reading Faces of Food Safety: Meet Summer Addo of FSIS
Forty million birds have died from avian flu since February. USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the detection of bird flu in 372 commercial and backyard flocks in 36 states.
But the…Continue Reading After 40 million dead birds, hot weather may be killing off the bird flu virus
Rep. Liz Cheney is trying to come up with the recipe she needs to survive a six-way Republican primary on Aug. 16. It’s no surprise that the Wyoming congresswoman is making the state’s beef and…Continue Reading Cheney wants state-inspected meat to be ‘great enough’ for out-of-state sales
Northern Tier Bakery LLC of St. Paul Park, MN, is recalling 905 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)…Continue Reading Bakery recalls packaged salads because of risk of Listeria contamination
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a new outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections, but little information has been released.
Ten patients have been identified in the E. coli outbreak, but no information has…Continue Reading FDA investigating new outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections; 10 people sick
Researchers at Michigan State University are working on a rapid testing cell phone method to detect bacteria on poultry that causes human illnesses such as infections from Salmonella and Campylobacter.
Led by Evangelyn Alocilja, a…
Continue Reading Researchers hope to develop rapid pathogen testing for poultry
Today, June 7, is World Food Safety Day. This year’s theme is “Safer Food, Better Health.” The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations facilitate this observance each …
Continue Reading FDA, USDA and STOP promote new and old told tools on World Food Safety Day
Two years, four months, and 12 days later, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service have answered petitioners who want 31 Salmonella serotypes to be adulterants of all meat and poultry products.
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