Health officials confirmed four cases tied to E. coli and 13 likely cases in people who last holiday season ate "cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer with raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread that is popular in Wisconsin. The dish has become less common recently as food-safety awareness has increased.
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A report from the FDA says the Idaho Department of Agriculture spotted moldy yogurt during a routine inspection at a Chobani facility in Twin Falls two months before the company issued a voluntary recall. More than 300 people reportedly got sick after consuming the moldy Greek yogurt.
Missouri agriculture officials say about 1,450 pounds of possibly contaminated beef and pork products have been returned to a southwest Missouri processor. Cloud's Meats Inc. of Carthage voluntarily recalled the meat after routine testing detected E. coli in samples last month.
The Wisconsin State Journal reported that the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection sent a letter dated Nov. 11 to chef Dan Fox ordering his Fox Heritage Farms to stop selling "misbranded multiple ingredient meat products, specifically pork."
A California slaughterhouse, a meat-packing facility and two companies that provided loans to the operations have agreed to settlements after allegations of inhumane treatment led to a massive recall that included beef sold to the National School Lunch Program.
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The Connecticut Public Health Department is reminding people to be careful preparing food for the holidays so they don't get sick. The state's protection program warns one in six Americans will get food poisoning this year and holiday foods can be risky.
Rules covering the production, testing and labeling of raw milk sold in South Dakota will take effect Dec. 11, the state's agriculture secretary said Tuesday. Raw milk producers argue the milk already safe and the new rules impose too many restrictions.
The Food Safety Update section of Food Manufacturing is designed to offer our readers insight into the state of food safety concerns across the industry. We received hundreds of responses to this month’s survey on dairy processing.
Congress members are asking the Food and Drug Administration to allow further comment on sweeping food safety rules that farmers say could drive them out of business. The group asked the agency to propose a second set of rules to implement the 2011 FSMA.
Foods units recalled and the number of international recalls increased during the third quarter of 2013, with one out of every three FDA recalls tracked by the index having an international component, according to the ExpertRECALL Index of recall data.
The reduction of pesticide use in food production has resulted in increasing cases of consumers finding spiders in their produce. Using preventative measures, both growers and food manufacturers can help increase consumer safety — and prevent an unwelcome shock at the supermarket.
Tennessee health officials said that a strain of E. coli that sickened nine children has been matched to animal waste collected at a dairy farm that sells raw milk. Five of the nine children were hospitalized and three developed a severe kidney problem.
About three years ago, the CDC picked its battles, and now it's issuing its own report card on reaching these goals. This year's report card notes that there was no improvement in food safety. However, the agency doesn't deserve all the blame, as the FDA and USDA also play key roles in this area.
Eric and Ryan Jensen, two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak, personally apologized Tuesday to some of the family members of people who got sick or died. The meeting was part of an agreement with prosecutors.
Food safety and traceability are a constant concern for food manufacturers. Food Manufacturing spoke with Tom Muth of Epicor Software Corporation about these challenges and how ERP software can help processors improve food safety and traceability.
A Tokyo-based health information research firm launched a free website where members can search for food that does not contain ingredients to which they are allergic. Members specify food allergens and then see a list of food that don't contain them.
The FDA has extended the comment for food safety rules for farmers by an additional week after people said they had technical problems submitting their views online. The original deadline was Friday; the new deadline is Friday, Nov. 22.
The Garden-Fresh Foods plant in Milwaukee has halted production and reassigned about 100 employees because of product recalls, the company said Saturday. Garden-Fresh has recalled tons of products in eight separate recalls since the end of August.
Food manufacturers must maintain a focus on continuing innovation to keep their products and processes ahead of the curve. There is a multitude of innovative technologies available to the industry, from food safety solutions to R&D initiatives.
DairyGuard™ milk powder analyzer is a near infrared (NIR) spectrometer developed for food suppliers and manufacturers.
A bill that would offer incentives to schools that keep emergency medication on hand to treat children suffering from severe allergic food reactions is set to be signed by President Barack Obama. The measure was provoked by the deaths of two girls.
The deaths of two girls in Illinois and Virginia from severe food allergies have helped spur efforts to get schools to stockpile emergency medications that can save lives. That effort has now reached the highest level: President Barack Obama's desk.
A Georgia-based dog food company has expanded a recall involving its teriyaki dog treats over salmonella concerns. Officials from Bailey's Choice say a recall of the company's Teriyaki Chicken Treats has expanded to include Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Delaware and Tennessee.
Consumer advocates in the European Union say they are worried about the effects of a proposed trade agreement with the United States. They reportedly fear a flood of risky or unsafe foodstuff, medicines and other imported goods from America.
European consumer groups are worried about the effects of a proposed trade deal with the U.S., fearing a flood of risky or unsafe foodstuffs and other imports from America. U.S. and European Union representatives have resumed negotiations on the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
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