Articles Tagged with ''food safety and security''

USDA blog addresses food safety concerns over school lunch chicken

New regulations allow China to process poultry raised and slaughtered in the US and export it back to the US.
Some are concerned about the safety of Chinese-processed chicken in school lunches.
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CSPI says CDC antibiotic resistance report doesn’t offer steps to food safety

Critics say the agency is overly vague about antibiotic abuse in food production animals.

Among the data, CDC found that 22 percent of resistant illnesses are linked to foodborne hazards


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FDA to hold food defense workshops

The agency will demonstrate its new Food Defense Plan Builder software.

Meetings will take place in October and November.


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Review your food safety strategies for National Food Safety Month

Is your operation compliant with new government food safety regulations?

Food Engineering asked Joe Scioscia of VAI, an ERP solutions provider, about common obstacles to compliance.


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FSIS issues new foodborne illness investigation directive

The document instructs agency personnel on investigative procedures for outbreaks of foodborne illness.

The document instructs agency personnel on investigative procedures for outbreaks of foodborne illness.


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Taylor Farms resumes production after cyclospora outbreak

An FDA environmental health assessment of the company's processing faclities and farms found adequate food safety protocols.
An FDA environmental health assessment of the company's processing faclities and farms found adequate food safety protocols.
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Got gluten-free questions? Here are the answers

FDA released its new rule for gluten-free labeling earlier this month.

Class action attorney Kristen Polovoy answers common questions about the new rule.


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Growing antibiotic resistance leads to push for easier testing

High resistance to tetracyclines is causing concern among regulatory authorities.

Over-prescribing of antibiotics and administration of animal antibiotics are the main culprits.


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Study finds toxic nanoparticles may be entering human food supply

Researchers tested the reaction of pears to silver nanoparticles
Researchers tested the reaction of pears to silver nanoparticles
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Fonterra official resigns over botulism contamination scare

Gary Romano, a veteran of the dairy industry, was the face of Fonterra during the crisis.
Gary Romano, a veteran of the dairy industry, was the face of Fonterra during the crisis.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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