New York agriculture officials warned consumers to not eat La Clarita Queseria Queso Fresco “Fresh Cheese” manufactured by Queseria La Poblanita, Inc. because of a possible Staphylococcus aureus contamination.
After increasing health concerns, Texas-based Blue Bell Ice Creameries decided to pull all of its products from stores nationwide because the frozen desserts have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The owner and a top executive of Quality Egg LLC were sentenced Monday in federal district court in Iowa for their roles in a 2010 salmonella outbreak stemming from adulterated eggs that sickened consumers nationwide.
A coalition of15 major players in the organic food industry—including producers, farmers, consumer, environmental and certification groups—filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging USDA violated the federal rulemaking process.
While regulators creep closer toward adopting parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) has taken center stage as food and beverage manufacturers seek the best ways to stay compliant, avoid costly recalls and provide an easier audit experience.
Blue Bell Creameries has voluntarily suspended operations at its manufacturing plant in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to conduct a thorough food safety inspection at the facility and account for any possible areas of contamination after a number of the company’s ice cream products were linked to a Listeriosis outbreak.
In an effort to strengthen its commitment to reducing food waste in advance of World Health Day on April 7, USDA has launched a new “FoodKeeper” app that delivers valuable food storage and safety information right to consumers’ mobile devices.