Three consumers have complained about finding hard crystalline material in packages of raw ground chorizo sausage products. The USDA is warning consumers to look for the products, but a recall has not been issued.
UPDATED: Comments from CDC added
Federal officials have concluded investigation of a previously unrevealed multi-state foodborne illness outbreak. Ground beef was identified as the likely source of the E. Coli O157:H7 behind the infections.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has updated a March 20 recall of Avanza Pasta LLC meat and poultry pasta products. Dozens of brands are involved.
This weekend I continued to work on the Parker and Jarboe E. coli cases — both linked to the consumption of tainted romaine lettuce that was caused by E. coli O157:H7 contaminated cattle feces
By Ilana Korchia
The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) presented an installment of its Virtual National Policy Conference series, titled “A New Day at USDA for Food Safety?” on Tuesday.
Speakers included Dr. Patricia…
Continue Reading Stakeholders reaffirm need for more modern meat and poultry policies
A win-win is always welcome. But what about a win-win-win? Researchers say that’s what’s possible with agrivoltaics, a groundbreaking system that combines solar energy with agriculture. Some refer to it as “dual solar” or “solar…
Continue Reading Agrivoltaics scores impressive triple win, but some food safety concerns remain
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is warning the public to not eat certain beef and lamb products because they were produced by One Meat Corp., doing business as Eastern…
Continue Reading Certain meat sold online was not inspected; USDA warns public not to eat it
Avanza Pasta LLC is recalling 2,200 pounds of meat and poultry pasta products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.…
Continue Reading More than a ton of pasta products under recall for lack of inspection
Federal officials are investigating a new multi-state foodborne illness outbreak with turkey products identified as the likely source.
In a four-word listing on its outbreak investigation table, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…
Continue Reading New multi-state Salmonella outbreak possibly linked to turkey products
This year’s Dirty Dozen list from the Environmental Working Group opens with a statement about COVID-19 and food safety, encouraging consumers to continue to eat fresh fruits and vegetables during the pandemic.
The new administration in Washington has yet to name an Under Secretary for Food Safety, but it has named a “power player” as Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety. She can take office immediately as…
Continue Reading Pew’s Sandra Eskin named as USDA’s Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety