• Food Safety Authority launches formal operations
    on March 24, 2018 at 12:55 am

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority (KPFSHFA) has formally launched its operations and banned eight different eatables in the province and also stopped other government departments ?from using powers of the authority in the seven divisions of the province. […]

  • Broomfield woman sickened in Burrito Delight salmonella outbreak sues
    on March 23, 2018 at 10:52 pm

    A Broomfield woman who became sick after eating a taco at Burrito Delight has sued the company, which shut down locations in Dacono and Fort Lupton while public health officials investigate a salmonella outbreak linked to its food. Marler Clark, a Seattle-based law firm that specializes in food safety ... […]

  • Publisher's Platform: Modest good news on foodborne illnesses
    on March 23, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    My friends at CIDRAP did a great job of pouring over the recent FoodNet report in the March 23 MMWR report on the incidence of a variety of pathogens. I will steal a bit from their work. Good news: Salmonella Typhimurium and Heidelberg illnesses down which mirrors decrease in positives in chicken ... […]

  • 7 On Your Side: Dog food investigation continues in Ohio with proposed bill
    on March 23, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    Senior Investigative Reporter Lisa Fletcher broke the story that resulted in 107 million cans of dog food being pulled from shelves. Now, legislation at the state level has been proposed by two Ohio lawmakers that would give power to enforce pet-food safety and punish lawbreakers when the FDA won't. […]

  • UW-Extension: The Safe and Healthy Food Pantries Project
    on March 23, 2018 at 8:03 pm

    In addition to teaching lessons and offering samples of healthy recipes at local food pantries in Kenosha and Racine counties, the UW-Extension “FoodWIse” team has been able to share resources and encourage healthier choices for food pantry clients as a result of the state-led Safe and Healthy Food ... […]

  • Food Safety Class Comes to Sunapee
    on March 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm

    The two-hour class, taught by Mary Saucier Choate, UNH cooperative extension field specialist, will review critical food safety and sanitation concepts such as personal hygiene, preventing cross-contamination and controlling time and temperature. The course provides food safety training for new ... […]

  • 'Food Everywhere' Trend Brings Operational Concerns
    on March 23, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    Retailers ensuring food safety has always been about meeting regulations and achieving compliance with local food codes, but now more than ever it's essential to preserving the consumer experience. Because food safety issues are detrimental from both financial and brand reputation standpoints, ... […]

  • Another lassi-making unit, two outlets closed in city
    on March 23, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    Kochi: Officials of the food safety department (FSD) sealed one more lassi manufacturing unit at Kunnumpuram in Edappally on Friday after they found that it was operating without a food safety licence. Two lassi shops, one near Ernakulam North railway station and another at Kaloor, were also closed ... […]

  • Pub rated excellent on TripAdvisor gets one out of five food hygiene rating
    on March 23, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    Bosses at the pub, which serves food, have been told it needs to improve its hygienic food handling and cleanliness of the facilities and make major improvements in its management of food safety. Many of its customers have given the pub glowing reviews on TripAdvisor and it has a 4.5 out of five ... […]

  • Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training to be held in Alexandria
    on March 23, 2018 at 5:37 pm

    If you are, attend the Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training on Tuesday, March 27, 1:00pm – 5:00pm at the Douglas County Extension Office, Alexandria. This advanced safe food handling course focuses on aspects of cottage food products including baked, confectionery, dried, fruit preserves ... […]

  • Clinton County eateries inspected
    on March 23, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    There is no employee who is Class 2 food safety certified. Deli freezer had ice build-up on condenser and on floor. • Family Dollar Store, 12 Rolfe Drive, Sabina, March 14. Three packages of outdated cheese (3/3 and 2/27) and one outdated Lunchable (2/28). Two-door reach-in freezer — lights were out ... […]

  • E. coli O157:H7 findings trigger multiple beef recalls in Canada
    on March 23, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    Two more ground beef recalls are in effect in Canada because of positive test results showing contamination with E. coli O157:H7. Multiple brands distributed by three companies are now implicated. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency posted the first notice on March 18. It was for ground beef from ... […]

  • Online food certification launches; Luncheon with Tunisia ambassador; Winter Sports Market ...
    on March 23, 2018 at 4:07 pm

    Food managers no longer need to go to a testing center or have an in-person proctor supervise them while they take their exam. StateFoodSafety, an Orem company specializing in online food safety training, now offers an online proctoring service that will allow food managers to take their exam from ... […]

  • The Dish: I Luv Pho
    on March 23, 2018 at 2:01 pm

    Atmosphere: Though the restaurant serves Vietnamese food — most notably the Vietnamese noodle soup pho (pronounced fuh) — the interior has a ... in their original container, the clay pots are served in little pots, though they have been adapted into plastic for efficiency and restaurant food safety. […]

  • Latest York County food inspections: 2 out of compliance
    on March 23, 2018 at 1:52 pm

    The state Department of Agriculture conducts annual inspections of food-serving businesses to ensure public safety and safe food-handling practices. Schools are inspected twice per year, according to the Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratories. Whether an establishment is considered compliant or ... […]

  • Neogen's Listeria Right Now™ wins CFIA innovation award
    on March 23, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    The new test system enables food safety professionals to implement an immediate action, which could include improving sanitation efforts or processes. Using Listeria Right Now also means that companies no longer have to grow potentially dangerous cultures in their facilities during the testing process, ... […]

  • 'Bacon Defender' Video Game Ridicules Trump's Pork Deregulation
    on March 23, 2018 at 1:07 pm

    Bacon Defender is challenging that paradigm by shining a spotlight on the absurdity of this proposed rule that claims to benefit food safety by letting companies slaughter pigs at impossibly fast speeds while simultaneously reducing the federal inspection force.” In the game, players take on the role of a ... […]

  • Study: Single-Use Corrugated Minimizes Risk Of Contamination, Supporting Food Safety
    on March 23, 2018 at 1:07 pm

    ITASCA, IL – Periodic testing performed to a protocol designed by food safety, microbiology and toxicology experts from the University of California-Davis and Haley & Aldrich, and sponsored by the corrugated industry confirms corrugated containers used to transport fresh produce are safe and clean. […]

  • Labelling and safety concerns surround GM crops
    on March 23, 2018 at 1:01 pm

    GM canola has been grown in Victoria for 10 years and while most farmers appear to support GM crops, there are still concerns about food safety and labelling of GM foods. CropLife Australia chief executive Matthew Cossey said there was now peak interest in food and public discourse around ... […]

  • Facebook: 'We've been caught flat-footed'
    on March 23, 2018 at 12:33 pm

    Facebook's founder gave a round of apologetic interviews on Wednesday, including one with Wired in which he said he would like hate speech regulation to be similar to how food safety standards allow "a certain amount of dust" into chickens: "not a large amount - it needs to be a very small amount". […]