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Brazilian beef ban petition fails to generate much interest

That petition on the White House’s “We the People” website calling for the United States to ban Brazilian beef was looking for 100,000 signatures. It …

United States

Firms should address recall or foodborne illness within 1-2 days: Survey

The Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency, polled more than 2,000 people .<p>It found 12% …

Food Safety

SCORE one for the FDA: Strategic recall efforts paying off

<i>Editor’s note: This column was originally published by the Food and Drug Administration as a Voice Blog.</i>We have made dramatic changes in our response …

FDA

Ardent Mills flour recall expands

The Ardent Mills flour recall has expanded to many more brand name products because of possible contamination with E. coli 0121.<br>The recall began on …

Don't let spoiled food spoil your big day — wedding food safety

<i>Editor’s note: This recent post by the Food Safety Education Staff of the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service can be found on the</i> …

New FDA commissioner reassigns inspectors by specialty

New Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is reassigning inspectors based on what they inspect instead of where they inspect it, …

Medicine

SoyNut Butter Co. bankrupt because of E. coli outbreak

The SoyNut Butter Co. has filed for bankruptcy, citing an E. coli outbreak linked to its I.M. Healthy brand peanut butter substitute and manufacturer …

Public Health

Family of botulism victim seeks damages from gas station

A mother of three who turns 33 today is among victims who are hospitalized with botulism poisoning after eating at Valley Oak Food & Fuel, a gas …

Public Health

USDA reorganization plan could reduce food safety protections

<b></b>A seemingly minor component of the USDA reorganization plan released last week could have a negative impact on food safety as the plan gets …

Agriculture

Two lawsuits over last year’s Listeria outbreak settled by Dole

The deadly Listeria outbreak that shutdown the Ohio Dole Fresh Vegetables salad processing facility for three months in early 2016 is now in civil …

Public Health

Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list

NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. government's latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing …

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Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is a formal and systematic, science-based food safety system that is used for managing risks in …

More flour brands added to Robin Hood national flour recall

Items were identified during ongoing investigation<p>The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has added more brands of flour and flour products to the …

Girl, 4, is still ill two years after contracting salmonella 'from an all-you-can-eat buffet'

A four-year-old girl is living with a painful prolapsed bowel - two years after allegedly contracting salmonella from an 'all-you-can-eat' …

Supermarkets confusing customers with 'once opened' dates on food, Women's Institute warns

Supermarkets are misleading customers by providing mixed messages over how long food can be kept once opened, according to the Women's Institute.<p>Research by the organisation found supermarket's "once-opened" instructions were contradictory and did not make clear whether they were recommendations …

Sustainability

Health Inspectors Cite Trump’s Mar-A-Lago For "Potentially Hazardous" Food

Violations included dangerous raw fish and meats stored in broken coolers.<p>Florida health inspectors recently cited the kitchen at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate for at least 10 violations, including potentially dangerous handling of raw meat and uncooked fish.<p>Referred to by Trump as the …

Customer claims Londis is 'selling food years out of date with best before dates altered with pen'

Outraged customers have accused a branch of Londis of selling them food and drink that was years out of date.<p>Shoppers say they bought beer more than …

Class-action suit seeks damages for people who got sick from Robin Hood flour

Representative plaintiff from B.C. became so sick after eating cookie dough that her kidneys shut down<p>A pair of Alberta-based law firms say they've …

HACCP a ‘foundational pillar’ of safety and quality management system – Coca Cola

Dr Zoltan Syposs, group quality, safety and environment (QSE) director at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC), said it will use HACCP in an …

Dead bat in your salad? How to report food problems at a restaurant or grocery store

Horrifying food urban legends abound about, say, the woman who found a human finger in her Wendy's chili — or the kid who bit into an apple loaded …

Rat Lungworm on Hawaii puts produce at risk

Home > Case News > Rat Lungworm on Hawaii puts produce at risk<p>According to recent news reports, Hawaii state health officials are investigating four …

Health Canada proposes trans fat ban

A total ban on artificial trans fats has been elusive in Canada<p>Phasing out trans fats could prevent thousands of heart attacks and deaths each year …

FDA permits three exceptions from sanitary transportation rule

Wal-Mart fresh food delivery trucks in China provide temperature-controlled transportation to help ensure the safety of the food.<p>Businesses holding …

Robin Hood flour recall expands amid E. coli outbreak

Additional lots of Robin Hood brand flour are under nationwide recall in Canada by Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. Samples of the flour have tested …

States need $100M more for Food Safety Modernization Act

President Trump may have proposed a “skinny budget” for most domestic spending, including food and agricultural program for the next fiscal year, but …

Undeclared allergens a leading cause of food recalls in U.S.

Food recalls related to illness outbreaks tend to get a lot of headlines, but undeclared allergens in foods continue to be a leading cause of recalls.<p>…

Regulator orders food firms to do more to address consumer complaints

<b>India’s food regulator has met with food companies and state inspectors to raise concerns over their response to consumer complaints mostly</b> …

Agriculture

Is the FDA really gagged on cheese?

Richard Raymond<p><i>Editor’s note: This column by Richard Raymond, a medical doctor and the former undersecretary for the USDA’s Food Safety and</i> …

EU official urges independent controls over Brazil meat industry

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil needs independent controls over its meat industry, a top EU health official said on Wednesday, as he wrapped up a visit to the country rocked by an anticorruption investigation centering on bribery of its food-sanitation inspectors.<p>Brazil's police say in court documents …