Actress Eva Longoria's female-focused Las Vegas steakhouse SHe, a partnership with Morton's steakhouse, was closed Wednesday after food violations were found. Longoria is famous for starring in Desperate Housewives and several films. SHe has since reopened.
A hundred food safety experts walked away from the 2014 Food Safety Summit in Baltimore with an unwanted souvenir: a foodborne illness. Food Manufacturing Editor Holly Henschen escaped that fate and says there's actually a positive story within the outbreak.
Under a consent decree, Finger Lakes Farmstead Cheese Company cannot receive, prepare, process, pack, hold or distribute food until it demonstrates that it has developed a control program to eliminate listeria from its production facility and products.
Food maker Maruha Nichiro Corp. underestimated the health risks posed by frozen food products laced with pesticide that eventually triggered a massive recall and affected thousands of consumers in Japan, a third-party panel said Wednesday.
Health officials are investigating what may have sickened more than 100 people who attended the Food Safety Summit, where more than 1,300 food safety experts had gathered. No one at the conference, held April 8-10 in Baltimore, was hospitalized.
Knockum Hill Bar-B-Que is recalling approximately 350 pounds of hickory smoked, pit-cooked barbecue pork product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
The loading dock is increasingly being regulated by authorities such as the FDA and new laws like the Food Safety Modernization Act. To stay ahead of regulations, safety-minded businesses are proactively addressing a host of potential threats at the loading dock.
Last Thursday, the FDA said it would review and clarify an animal feed rule involving spent grain produced by brewers. When asked what they would do if forced to comply with the rule, New Belgium Brewing and Odell Brewing Co. spokespeople said they likely would send the grain to a landfill.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new report on scientific breakthroughs discovered by USDA researchers. Innovations range from flour made out of chardonnay grape seeds that prevents weight gain to antimicrobial packets that keep food from spoiling.
Organic yogurt producer Stonyfield is voluntary recalling a small portion of its YoBaby cups that were shipped to Target and Walmart stores. The company said internal testing revealed the possibility that some product may be affected by coliform contamination.
Arguments of choice versus public safety are heated in a fight over whether to let Louisiana farmers sell raw milk. The full state House will consider a bill that would allow sales of unpasteurized milk, after it was advanced in a 9-6 vote Thursday by the House Agriculture Committee.
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The Public Service Alliance of Canda says Metro Vancouver became the only major metropolitan center in the country without food inspectors dedicated to consumer protection when the team was disbanded in January. Planned spending on the food safety program will drop by $35 million.
Hickory Farms has voluntarily recalled its Chipotle Ranch Sauce due to an undeclared allergen on its label. The sauce contains buttermilk powder, but some of the product was mistakenly released with a label that does not list the ingredient.
As our food supply has become increasingly global in nature, the challenges to food safety also have become more complex. Companies must have a strong, well-defined food safety program — including cost-effective cleaning and sanitation programs.
A product called "Palcohol" gained widespread attention after it was reported that the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the powdered alcohol, including vodka and rum varieties. But Bureau representative Tom Hogue said the approvals were issued in error.
Whole Foods Markets is recalling mini butter croissants sold in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana because the products contain eggs, an undeclared allergen. A company statement says the issue arose after one illness was reported.
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."
The CDC released its latest report card on food poisoning, indicating a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish. Salmonella remains at the top of the chart, far ahead of most other foodborne germs.
Demand for Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)-recognized food safety and quality certification isn’t going away — but here’s hoping industry confusion over the various standards will. The following answers to these frequently asked questions might help.
Los Genuinos, Inc., a Bayamon, Puerto Rico, food manufacturer, has agreed under terms of a court order not to process or distribute food until it addresses the unsanitary conditions found by U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigators.
Nutrion LLC, based in Lacey, Wash., is recalling an additional 82,884 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with salmonella. The majority of the product included in this expansion was originally identified in a public health alert issued on March 26.
The Kroger Co. has recalled its Private Selection Sweet Strawberry Sorbet sold in 13 states because the product may contain milk not listed on the label. Two customers have reported a possible allergic reaction connected to the product.
Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Spruengli AG won the latest round in its battle of the bears against Germany's Haribo GmbH. A Cologne appeals court ruled Friday that the company's gold-foil wrapped chocolate teddy doesn't violate Haribo's copyrighted "Gold Bear" name for its gummy bears.