Most recalls for pathogenic bacteria were for Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), at 1.84 million pounds, followed by Salmonella at 372K pounds and Listeria monocytogenes contamination totaled 270K pounds.
Results from the Retail CIO Agenda 2015: Secure and Innovate Report show that managing data security is the most urgent focus area for retail CIOs, with 97 percent of surveyed business leaders placing it at top of their priority lists.
Two of the firms violated the hazardous chemical release reporting requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), while the other two violated the hazardous chemical inventory reporting requirements.
Sample6's advanced “bioillumination” technology and analytics platform reduces pathogen detection testing time to a single shift and simplifies the analysis process, catching potential product issues before they leave the plant and enter the food...
Proponents of a single agency cite the inefficiencies and confusion caused by having the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) both having jurisdiction of enforcing food...
Hamburg, one of the longest-serving FDA commissioners in the modern era, told Reuters in an interview that her decision was prompted by the heavy demands of the job and the sheer length of time she has held the position.
Dutch-based group Triple20 is exploring drones to offer growers a technologically advanced method of detecting disease, and is now involved in several agro-tech developments in the country’s banana industry.
The overall request includes $147.7 million in budget authority for initiatives tied to several key areas, including the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and the management of critical medical products issues.
GAP released affidavits from four USDA inspectors that illustrate serious concerns with the agency pilot program that increases the speed of processing lines and reduces the number of trained USDA inspection personnel in the hog plants.
Among the amendments is one trying to avoid non-food stuffs being improperly mixed with food stuffs, that states non-edible products are not permitted to be produced, processed or mixed on the same site where food is produced.
Based upon a random sampling, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency determined that the Go Raw Brand Organic Spicy Seed Mix sold in 1 lb. (454 g) re-sealable plastic bags sold by Ecomax, tested positive for Salmonella.