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FDA pauses non-toxigenic E. coli testing in cheese

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to pause its testing program for non-toxigenic E. coli in cheese while it re-evaluates the issue.

FDA to re-look at non-toxigenic E. coli testing in cheese

Shimadzu unveils high-end single quad GC/MS instrument

Shimadzu says its GCMS-QP2020 high-end single quadrupole gas chromatograph mass spectrometer will open up new capabilities for food labs without them having to invest in expansive sample preparation and method development.   

Obama’s budget proposal attempts to fill FSMA funding gap, but likely falls short, industry claims

President Obama’s fiscal budget proposal significantly bolsters funding for food safety, but industry stakeholders doubt it is enough to ensure the Administration’s desired legacy.

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Hormel Foods issues recall after flashlight parts found

Hormel Foods Corporation is recalling 450 pounds of beef products after parts of a flashlight were found in the production area.

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DuPont Listeria assay backed by AOAC

DuPont’s BAX System X5 PCR assay for Listeria has been granted a method extension from the AOAC.

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