Food recalls have become something of a news cycle staple in the past few years, and strong majorities of U.S. adults say food recalls have them at least somewhat concerned and believe there should be more government oversight in regards to food safety.
A family-owned food company in Albuquerque has announced a voluntarily recall of its frozen non-ready-to-eat green chile products. Bueno Foods says the products have the potential to contain low levels of listeria in its uncooked state.
California company Ready Roast Nut Co. has made a $18.5 million bid to buy Sunland Inc., which was the nation's largest producer of organic peanut butter. The Sunland plant went bankrupt after a salmonella outbreak shuttered its operations and prompted a nationwide recall.
A California slaughterhouse has voluntarily halted operations after recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products. The recall began Jan. 13 and was expanded Saturday to include just over a year's worth of meat products processed by Rancho Feeding Corp.
An impact to one segment of the supply chain can have a domino-like effect that can be immediately felt throughout the entire supply chain. Keri Dawson of MetricStream discusses the importance of establishing and enforcing a compliance program that ensures the quality and safety of food and beverage products.
Nebraska-based ConAgra Foods is recalling soup products because the labels weren't correctly marked. ConAgra Foods said it is recalling Healthy Choice Chicken with Rice soup that was sold in microwave bowls. The labels don't say that the product contains two known allergens, milk and wheat.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben's rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms linked to the rice.
The federal watchdog’s new teeth can be expected to leave their mark on more food companies, forcing the halt of distribution of suspect products — and that could affect your own supply chain. Fortunately, software technology can help ensure your business never makes it onto the FSMA mandatory food recall list.
Rancho Feeding Corp. is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef because the company processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection. That's just over a year's worth of meat products processed by the company.
Officials at a high school on Hawaii's Big Island say they're increasing the level of food inspection at its cafeteria after a student found a snail in his lunch. The student found the snail Wednesday on a salad served at the Kealakehe High School cafeteria.
The Food Safety Update section of Food Manufacturing is designed to offer our readers insight into the state of food safety issues and concerns across the industry. We received hundreds of responses to this month’s survey on juice processing.
The Food and Drug Administration is laying out new requirements to ensure the safety of infant formula. The rules are designed to make sure that formula manufacturers test their products for salmonella and other pathogens before they are distributed.
A Fort Worth, Texas beef processor is recalling nearly 16,000 pounds of beef products because they may be contaminated by E. coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday that a "high" health risk exists for products provided by PFP Enterprises.
Most Americans throw out expired food, leading to massive amounts of wasted food that the FDA says is still safe to consume. The former president of Trader Joe's grocery stores has set out to change that by founding Daily Table, a store that will only sell food that has passed the sell-by date.
With growing public concern about food safety and the increasing globalization of the food supply chain, it is a critical and challenging time in food microbiology diagnostics. There are a number of dynamics at play that present both opportunities and minefields for players in this field.
Michigan State University says participants can earn their Food and Drug Administration processing and canning certification by completing courses offered March 17-21 at Michigan State's Crop and Soil Science Teaching and Research Center.
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing new rules to keep food safe while it's transported. The rules would require many larger companies that ship, hold and otherwise transport food by roads or rail to prevent contamination as the food is moved.
Verdad® N16 is designed to offer food safety with consumer-friendly labeling. It was developed in response to industry demand for natural ingredients that consumers recognize.
A North Kansas City company is recalling about 2,200 pounds of chicken salads whose labels failed to include soy protein concentrate, which is an allergen. The USDA says there have been no reports of illness from the salads made by Walker's Food Products Inc.
An experimental therapy that fed children with peanut allergies small amounts of peanut flour has helped more than 80 percent of them safely eat a handful of the previously worrisome nuts. Peanut allergies are on the rise globally and affect about 1 in 50 children, mostly in high-income countries.
New York's food inspections have been lagging, allowing 5,000 manufacturers, supermarkets and other businesses to operate last year without updated inspections. The backlog allowed 439 new establishments to open for business without a required initial inspection.
A new report suggests it costs Canadian farmers and the agriculture industry $657 million a year to comply with food inspection rules. The figure from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business is based on a survey of agri-businesses across the country.
Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers linked to the nation's deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in a quarter-century were sentenced to probation and home detention, but the judge said he wasn't sending them to prison so they could work to pay off $150,000 each in restitution.
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Eric and Ryan Jensen, the two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011, are set to be sentenced. The two brothers, who owned and operated Jensen Farms in Holly, Colo., are scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday.