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Goodleaf Daikon Radish Microgreens Recalled for Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

Goodleaf brand Daikon Radish microgreens have been recalled in Canada for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been …

Environmental Health

USDA Study Shows Most People Don't Wash Hands When Preparing Food

A new study from the USDA shows that most people don’t wash hands while preparing food. In fact, about 97% of people in a study commissioned by that …

Personal Hygiene

Certain extra lean ground beef products recalled due to E. coli O157 - Food Recall Warning

Food Recall Warning - Certain extra lean ground beef products recalled due to E.coli O157<p>Recall date:June 29, 2018Reason for recall:Microbiological - …

E.coli

Goodleaf brand Daikon Radish microgreens recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes - Food Recall Warning

Food Recall Warning - Goodleaf brand Daikon Radish microgreens recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes<p>Recall date:June 28, 2018Reason for …

Product Recalls

Canada calls E. coli Outbreak over after 8 Sickened by US Romaine Lettuce | Food Poison Journal

<i>Will CDC do the same today? How far above 200 will this E. coli outbreak go?</i>According to Food Safety News, Canadian officials say an E. coli outbreak …

Environmental Health

Romaine Lettuce Outbreak Expected to Rise

Canada called the imported romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak over after eight people were sickened. It is expected that the CDC will update the US …

E.coli

What is Cyclospora cayetanensis?

The parasite cyclospora has gained notoriety this week as it’s been revealed to be responsible for over 10 illnesses in the Midwest in May and June. …

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cut Watermelon, Honeydew Melon and Cantaloupe – Fast Facts

<b>Products being recalled:</b> FDA reports: Fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fresh-cut fruit medley products containing any of these …

Salmonella outbreaks from raw frozen chicken not related

Salmonella Enteritidis outbreaks in Canada and the United States that have been traced to raw frozen chicken patties are likely not related, …

Meat inspection varies

The safety of the meat you buy may depend on when government inspectors passed judgement on your purchase.<br>A study by the Harvard School of Business …

E. coli Outbreak in Canada tied to Yuma Romaine

As of May 9, 2018, there are six Canadian cases of E. coli O157 that are genetically similar to the U.S. outbreak linked to romaine lettuce coming …

FDA says harvest season over for E. coli-linked romaine lettuce

10:53 AM ET Thu, 5 July 2018<p>At a McDonald's Next in Hong Kong, the golden arch offers quinoa, phone charging and ambient lighting. CNBC tested it out.<p>…

McDonald's

HACCP Principle No. 7: Compliance requires the right records

<b>Editor’s note:</b><i> This is the final installment of a seven-part series on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points sponsored by PAR Technologies.</i> …

Five years of data show bacteria-related food recalls increasing

To view the report, please click on the image.For five years the Stericycle Recall Index has been tracking product recalls in the United States. With …

Death count in South Africa’s Listeria outbreak tops 100

The death count in South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak — the worst documented outbreak from Listeria monocytogenes in global history — has topped …

Norovirus spreads at Olympics; hand sanitizers little help

Forty-two more cases of norovirus have been confirmed at the 2018 Winter Olympics, bringing the total to 128 on the eve of the start of the games in …

Secret Salmonella outbreak killed one in Colorado in late 2017

One person died and more than 30 were infected in November 2017 in a Salmonella outbreak among customers of a Colorado restaurant, but the public …

1 death from E. coli after lettuce warning, health officials won't say where

The Public Health Agency of Canada has confirmed that one person has died from E. coli infection linked to romaine lettuce but says privacy laws …

Publisher’s Platform: Six deadliest U.S. foodborne outbreaks

Although the United States is know world-wide as having one of the safest food supplies, there have been instances where some of the foods most …

Pesticide report shows no residue on half of U.S. food tested

The annual analysis of pesticide residues in domestic and imported foods, with the results for fiscal year 2015, showed 98 percent of tested foods …

Canadian raw milk crusader serving 60 days — on weekends

Canada’s best known raw milk crusader, Ottawa’s Michael Schmidt, was sentenced Wednesday to 60 days in jail after being found guilty of obstructing a …

U.S inspectors flunk Canadian meat inspections

The Office of the Inspector General says the United States auditors who check up on Canadian meat-packing plants and laboratories are not doing an …

FDA raw milk petition divides fans; one camp admits hazards

The new strategy to bust loose more territory for retail sales of raw milk has caused the unintended consequence of dividing proponents over a …

Are you eating leftover pork or leftover pathogens?

Consuming leftover pork chops carries a high risk for contracting Salmonella and Listeria infections if the meat was not originally cooked well-done, …

'People are being duped'

Some farmers market vendors push bogus homegrown stories to consumers looking for fresh local fruits and veggies — and <i>Marketplace</i> has the hidden …

Lake Erie

Loblaws failed to alert CFIA to hazard

Documents obtained via Access to Information reveal that Loblaws failed to notify the Canadian Food Inspection Agency that it had problems with …

Joint food safety system proposed

Canada and the United States should set up a joint food safety system, recommends the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute.<br>It has issued a report …

Shared values are the foundation for a culture of food safety

To create a food safety culture in any organization, there first must be understanding of what this means.I frequently discuss the importance of …

Contaminated soy butter still on sale 6 months after recall

Identified as the cause of an E. coli outbreak — and recalled in March — I.M. Healthy “SoyNut Butter” was still on the shelf yesterday at a Luckys …