Multi-State Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Meats Sickens 10; 1 Death

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 01:20:13 +0000


CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and USDA-FSIS are investigating a multi-state Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats. Ten people have been infected with the Listeria monocytogenes strain, which has been reported in Florida, Massachusetts, and New York. All 10 people were hospitalized, and one death has been reported from Florida. CDC... [Read More]

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Health Groups Call for Cancer Warning on Alcoholic Beverages

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 23:07:40 +0000


Public health and cancer groups say that most consumers are unaware of the link between alcohol and cancer.

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Cheese Industry Quality and Safety Initiatives

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 22:11:42 +0000


Quality and safety initiatives, regulatory challenges, and research opportunities abound in the U.S. cheese industry

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Is the Food Supply Chain Really Breaking?

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 21:31:11 +0000


The food chain is fragile, and it’s a problem we need to tackle

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FDA Requests Guidance on Nutrition Labeling for Sugars

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 20:55:36 +0000


FDA has requested information and comments on the nutrition labeling of sugars that are metabolized differently than traditional sugars.

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Food Quality & Safety New Products: August/September 2020

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:45:25 +0000


Traceable Temperature Sensors To help food industry professionals maintain operational effectiveness, uphold quality assurance, and meet regulatory compliance, Sensaphone offers NIST traceable calibration temperature sensors. These certified sensors are necessary for facilities that need to have an audit trail proving their products and inventory are continually stored at specific temperatures. They are used by operators... [Read More]

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Blue Bell Outbreak Shows Increased Legal Risks for Companies

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:28:18 +0000


The Blue Bell outbreak investigation is an excellent example of the new paradigm of foodborne illness surveillance.

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Food Science Research: August/September 2020

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 11:15:20 +0000


A look at scientific research recently conducted that pertains to food.

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Gluten-Free Labeling Best Practices

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 20:15:41 +0000


Providing clear, accurate information about food—about everything from dietary claims to allergens to the manufacturer’s processes—can generate consumer interest in your products and drive purchasing decisions.

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Top Technologies for Foreign Object Control

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 19:28:59 +0000


Foreign objects are an issue for all food producers, and contaminations can occur at any point in the supply chain.

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