The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections potentially linked to salad products that were made by Fresh Express containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots and
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is making available results from our most recent testing of infant rice cereals for inorganic arsenic. These results show that manufacturers have made significant progress in reducing levels of inorga
The FDA is conducting a small, focused assignment to collect samples of raw agricultural commodity (RAC) romaine lettuce to test for Salmonella spp. and pathogenic Escherichia coli (also known as Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli or STEC), microbial haz
With hundreds of food inspectors furloughed in the ongoing government shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration has suspended all routine inspections of domestic food processing facilities.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released findings today from the initial phase of a 10-year study that is evaluating trends in food preparation practices and employee behaviors that contribute to foodborne illness outbreaks in the retail settin
As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which charged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US with establishing science-based standards for the safe production and harvesting of produce, two new, draft guidance documents have re
Citing the discovery of an infectious parasite in domestic produce this summer, the head of the FDA yesterday committed to using science to address foodborne pathogens.
A special government testing program found the Cyclospora parasite in U.S. cilant
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Food and Drug Administration are teaming up in October for a joint public meeting on the use of cell culture techniques to develop products derived from livestock and poultry.
Set for Oct. 23-25,
Did you know that spices can contain pathogenic bacteria and filth? The FDA has published the 2017 Risk Profile of Pathogens and Filth in Spices to “describe the nature and extend of the pubic health risk posed by consumption of spices in the U.S.”
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance to the food industry detailing how it plans to enforce the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and describing the “sweeping changes” as “the biggest overhaul of the nation’s food safety laws
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