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Latest news from Foodsafetynews.com - Food feed

  1. Doughnut shop norovirus outbreak mystifies local officials

    08.22 / 04:45 foodsafetynews.com Foodsafetynews.com - Food
    A county health commissioner told Maumee City Council members Monday night that they “may never know” the source of a norovirus outbreak that sickened almost 400 customers of a doughnut shop in suburban Toledo. It’s been two weeks since the news broke about patrons of Mama C’s Donuts & Coffee becoming ill with the telltale, sudden... Continue Reading…
  2. USDA offers cramming sessions on ‘wild caught’ catfish regs

    08.22 / 04:45 foodsafetynews.com Foodsafetynews.com - Food
    Ten days away from the beginning of full enforcement of USDA catfish inspections, the department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is doing a little remedial training for “wild-caught” producers. The FSIS has scheduled educational meetings today at the Holiday Inn Memphis Airport and Convention Center, and on Friday at the Florida Bass Conservation Center in Webster,... Continue …
  3. Backyard flock Salmonella victims triple, 1 dead; more expected

    08.22 / 04:45 foodsafetynews.com Foodsafetynews.com - Food
    So far this year, preschoolers account for a third of the 961 confirmed victims in a Salmonella outbreak that has turned deadly and been traced to backyard poultry flocks. There had already been more confirmed infections related to backyard flocks by Aug. 11 this year than in all of 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The... Continue Read…
  4. Former USDA officials say feds critically short of veterinarians

    08.21 / 05:12 foodsafetynews.com Foodsafetynews.com - Food
    Sometimes when a door swings open, opportunity for change has the chance to enter. That’s what some members of the National Association of Federal Veterinarians are hoping will happen now that two top food safety positions at the U.S, Department of Agriculture are in line for new leadership. On July 31, Al Almanza retired from... Continue R…
  5. FDA warns bakery about mold, slime, ignorance of the law

    08.21 / 04:12 foodsafetynews.com Foodsafetynews.com - Food
    A bakery in New Mexico is on notice from the FDA for failing to take required steps to ensure that food handling techniques, facility cleaning and sanitization, and pest protection are in accordance with food safety regulations. Staff from the Food and Drug Administration inspected the Gallup, NM, location of K&B Company Inc. on May 8-15 and discovered the “serious violations,” according to a July 5 warning letter made public... Continue Reading…
  6. Deadlines set for comments to FRANZ on changes Down Under

    08.21 / 04:12 foodsafetynews.com Foodsafetynews.com - Food
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), which has responsibility for food safety in Australia and New Zealand, has upcoming comment deadlines for several draft variations to its food code.   Three applications with comment deadlines in coming weeks are: A1131 – 1 (Protease) as a Processing Aid (Enzyme) Seeks a permit for the use of aqualysin 1 sourced from Bacillus subtilis... Continue Reading…
  7. Don’t let food poisoning eclipse the afterglow after the big event

    08.20 / 04:13 foodsafetynews.com Foodsafetynews.com - Food
    Editor’s note: The U.S. Department of Agriculture posted the tips below for people planning to view the solar eclipse tomorrow. The staff of Food Safety News offers a couple more: Don’t get distracted by the activity above and forget to wash your hands before eating and don’t leave the potato salad or other foods out too... Continue Re…
  8. Target just says ‘no’ to Just brand from Hampton Creek Inc.

    08.20 / 04:13 foodsafetynews.com Foodsafetynews.com - Food
    Apparently the “Just” brand of plant-based mayo and other processed foods will not be returning to the shelves of a Target store near you any time soon, according to the CEO of Hampton Creek Inc., which produces the products. Saying he was surprised, Jeff Tetrick, who co-founded San Francisco-based Hampton Creek in 2011 with Josh... Continue Rea…