This is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in food regulation, legislation and worker safety. Worker injury and safety cases, updates on all things Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) act related and ammonia, carbon monoxide or other potentially hazardous substances leaking or spilling can be read under this tab.
California Cereal Products has been cited for nine serious safety and health violations and hit with a $40,600 penalty.
The satirical specialists at The Onion might make food recall jokes at the expense of the FDA, but the safety of the US food supply is seriously better than ever.
A bill introduced by two US Congresswomen aims to give the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) clear authority to keep pathogens out of the meat and poultry supply chain.
Inconsistencies in food packaging date labeling leads to unnecessary waste, according to one former Trader Joe’s leader.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has created special teams to oversee the performance of the country’s food safety system.
One food safety expert says federal US food safety agencies have made a few missteps down the road to a safer food supply, but many of their achievements deserve applause.
The global standards organization is stressing the importance of improved traceability in the food supply chain worldwide, to keep consumers safe and regulators happy.
Acadian Fine Foods, which specializes in producing meat and poultry products, has been cited for 16 safety and health violations by OSHA, carrying up to $121,660 in fines.
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The food firm is recalling a batch of the cheese product due to insufficient levels of sorbic acid, a shortcoming that could lead to foodborne illness or spoilage.
Country Style Foods has been fined after a worker suffered serious hand injuries due to ice not being cleared and making the floor slippery.
Nearly two dozen staff at Keybrand Foods were taken to hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at the processing facility.
A supermarket has issued a nationwide recall of its Baby Macro Organic Tomato Chicken with Pasta Puree after a mother found a metal blade inside the packaging.
IFCO (a company specializing in reusable containers for food, produce, and other applications) has hit the milestone of shipping 1bn containers each year.
Electrolux Professional has become the first HACCP International certified laundry manufacturer.
Sea Watch International has been cited for seven serious safety violations after a worker died at its New Bedford plant.
red24assist has launched a web-based tool designed to enable food professionals to locate shortfalls in their safety programs.
FMI Connect, the annual food event, is focusing on technology and services that increase the safety of food across the supply chain.
The control system for growing and harvesting of vegetables is ‘insufficient’, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
An ammonia leak at a Farmland Foods pork processing facility has injured three employees, one seriously.
Sanitizing surfaces to eradicate food pathogens is only half the battle, according to one expert; airborne pathogens also must be dealt with for a safe food supply.
Continental Carbonic promises a way to clean food production equipment with less water and faster results than conventional methods.
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a material found in blueberry leaves can be used to coat the berries themselves, delivering longer shelf life, boosted antioxidants, and pathogen protection.
‘As consumers lead increasingly active, on-the-go lifestyles, demand for convenient meals continues to grow and drive opportunity for ready-to-eat (RTE) and prepared foods manufacturers.
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