Food Safety

Trump's new plan to consolidate federal food safety efforts won't work. Here's why

The Trump administration on June 21 unveiled an ambitious plan to consolidate federal food safety efforts within the U.S. Department of …


Trump’s government reorganization plan: really?

The Trump Administration announced its new plan to reorganize government. Obviously, this affects the agencies dealing with agriculture, food, and …


Contaminated eggs scandal: report slams food safety board, egg producers

Photo:<p>A formal report into last year’s contaminated egg scandal, which led to 3.6 million hens being slaughtered, has slammed egg …


Digital records bring greater food safety, management benefits

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This is the second installment of a four-part series on how companies can use electronic record keeping to enhance food safety efforts.</i> …


6,000 kg of fish preserved in toxic chemical seized at Walayar in Kerala

<b>Thiruvananthapuram:</b> In a major haul, 6,000 kg of fish, preserved in toxic chemical Formalin, was seized at the border check post of Walayar in …

Environmental Health

Oil cured olives - Home Cooking - Food Safety - Chowhound

I left a large and very expensive bag of Moroccan oil cured olives on the counter over night. the package says to refrigerate after opening (which I …


Trump wants to reshape the US food safety system. The idea is great, and terrible.

The American food safety system is poised for a big shake-up. This week, president Donald Trump released a plan (pdf) that would bring the nation’s sprawling food safety forces under the watch of a single agency.<p>It would be a significant change to the US regulatory system, with merits and pitfalls. …

Donald Trump

White House proposes a reduction of the FDA’s mission

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has proposed a fundamental change to the mission of the Food and Drug Administration, one that would transfer …

News (U.S.)

Lizard ‘found’ in biryani

Officials of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) have responded to a complaint that a lizard was allegedly found in the chicken …


FSSAI proposes strict action against adulteration

Invites State govts’ views on planned changes in FSS Act

Business (India)

Proposed government overhaul would combine food safety efforts

White House proposal suggests major changes for food inspections, food stamps.


Govt looks to improve food safety, hygiene in its canteens

To ensure that the food served in its canteens is wholesome and hygienic, the government is training people as food safety supervisors for cafeterias …


Trump wants a single federal food safety agency put under USDA

President Donald J. Trump wants to consolidate federal food safety under a single agency housed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>President …


Rockmelon listeria outbreak: New control measures to be set up on rockmelon farms - ABC Rural - ABC News

The rockmelon industry has moved to combat foodborne illness risks on farms and to support the sustainability of the industry in the wake of the …


Break up with paper; commit to digital; embrace food safety

<b>Editor’s note:</b><i> This is the first installment of a four-part series on electronic record keeping to enhance companies’ food safety efforts. The series</i> …


Ten Gurudwaras Implement FSSAI Food Safety Guidelines for Langars

Ten gurudwaras in the national capital, including the historic Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, have implemented the food safety and hygiene standards set by …

India News

Changes to food safety rules could lead to faster recalls, federal agency says

Canada is introducing new food safety regulations that the agency involved says could lead to faster recalls at the grocery store.<p>The Safe Food for …

Health Care (Canada)

New rules for Canada’s food safety aim for faster recalls, less bureaucracy

In 2018, a frozen pizza typically includes 35 ingredients from 60 different countries — thanks to significant changes in supply chain, globalization, …


IAFP hotels extend booking deadline for Salt Lake conference

The International Association for Food Protection has announced that hotels offering the IAFP group rate have made additional rooms available, and …

Salt Lake City

Food safety at Trump-Kim Summit is responsibility of Singapore’s AVA

If President Donald J. Trump or North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un desire some home-cooking today waiting for tomorrow’s big summit, they’ll …


'The people who protect your plate'

CHESHIRE West and Chester Council has joined the Food Standards Agency in shining a light on food safety.<p>As part of national Food Safety Week, the …


‘Bhog’ wait gets longer as Rajasthan government holds project

Rajasthan government has put the launch of project BHOG (Blissful Hygienic Offering to God), on hold, fearing that it may hurt the sentiments of vote …

India News

Food Safety Week to focus on ‘people who protect your plate’

Under the banner of ‘the people who protect your plate’, Food Safety Week, which began on June 1, will shine a light on the people working day in, …

Northern Ireland

GMS Countries to Strengthen Regional Cooperation on Food Safety, Agriculture

Global Chemical Leasing Award 2018 – call for entries<p>Published<p>1 day ago<p>on<p>June 1, 2018<p>UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism: Seizing the Power of …


Food safety officials raid shops, seize 10 kg of gutkha

On the occasion of World No-Tobacco Day, a team from the Food Safety department raided 50 shops across the city.<p>The team led by I. Dhanraju, Food …


Canteens in govt offices told to get FSSAI licence

Drive for safe and nutritious food at work places


Tech Talk,Matt Granite,Dave Itzkoff

Tech talk featured a food safety item. Matt Granite has a beauty product, Dave Itzkoff talks about his book "Robin:The Definitive Biography of Robin …

Robin Williams

Application deadline extended for Dave Theno Fellowship

The non-profit group Stop Foodborne Illness has extended the application deadline for the Dave Theno Food Safety Fellowship until June 15.<p>The …


Food Safety Management Software Enhances Food Audit Readiness

Many of us can honestly say there are aspects of our jobs that feel like a never-ending cycle. For plant and quality assurance managers in the food …

Project Management

Belgian prosecutors raid food safety agency over eggs scare

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian prosecutors said on Tuesday they had raided the premises of the country's food safety agency over an insecticide scandal in eggs that rattled European consumers last summer.<p>Commonly used as a treatment for fleas and ticks in domestic pets, fipronil is banned for use in …