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Latest news from Foodsafetynews.com -Food feed

  1. CDC finds hepatitis A was carried from San Diego to AZ shelter

    For months a hepatitis A outbreak has been described in terms of homeless and drug-addicted victims in San Diego. New information this week from local, state and federal health officials shows a much broader geographic scope that is not limited by socio-economic boundaries. On Tuesday, Sacramento authorities urged recent patrons Haggis Oaks Golf Course to... Continue…
  2. 700 pounds of ground beef recalled for E. coli O157:H7

    Jersey Shore, PA-based Clair D. Thompson & Sons Inc. recalled 700 pounds of ground beef Wednesday after a sample tested positive for E. coli O157:H7, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ground beef was produced and packaged on Sept. 27 and 28, and Oct. 2. The company shipped the recalled ground beef to “institutions... Continue Re…
  3. Allergic reaction prompts Royal Asia to recall soup from Costco

    Tai Foong USA of Seattle is recalling Royal Asia branded frozen “Shrimp Wonton Noodle Soup” — sold exclusively at Costco stores in six states — because it contains egg that is not declared on the label and has caused a confirmed reaction in at least one person. Costco began selling the soup in January at stores in... Continue Readi…
  4. Oral arguments next month in peanut butter criminals’ appeals

    The last time criminal case activity involving Peanut Corporation of America took place in an actual courtroom was almost two years ago. That was for the restitution hearing in relation to Salmonella-contaminated food that killed nine and sickened thousands. The restitution hearing for the company officials was the final action in the case in U.S. District Court in Albany,... Continue Rea…
  5. San Francisco grocers subject to new meat/poultry reporting

    Lawmakers in the Golden Gate City want to close the door on unnecessary antibiotic use in livestock, so they’ve unanimously OK’d a local ordinance requiring large retailers to annually report on antibiotics used by their meat and poultry suppliers. The local law is the first of its kind in the country, according to the man who... Continue Read…
  6. GAO warns FDA, FSIS about drug residue in seafood imports

    U.S. seafood imports from as many as 140 countries reached 6 billion pounds by 2015, with 50 percent coming from foreign fish farms. “As imports of farmed seafood increase, so too do the concerns over the presence of drug residues,” says a new U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report prepared for Sen. Thad Cochran, R-TN, who... Continue …
  7. H-E-B Meat recalls 1,150 pounds of diced chicken thighs

    San Antonio’s H-E-B Meat Plant recalled 1,150 pounds of diced chicken thighs on Tuesday because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains wheat, a known allergen that is not declared on the product label.  The raw, diced chicken thighs were produced... Continue Re…
  8. CDC: Outbreak bacteria traced to Petland is antibiotic resistant

    With the victim count having jumped 40 percent in the past three weeks, the CDC has nothing but bad news to report today on a multi-state Campylobacter outbreak traced to Petland puppies — the outbreak strains are antibiotic resistant. Since its initial outbreak announcement on Sept. 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has... Continue R…
  9. Norway eyes imported food, travel in rare Salmonella outbreak

    Norway, where Salmonella bacteria is rare in domestic livestock and locally-produced food, is experiencing its first outbreak of salmonellosis since 2013. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) has not been able to identify the source of the Salmonella that has recently infected at least seven people. All seven report eating at the Joe & The Juice restaurant at... Continue Rea…