The latest food safety news and announcements covering poultry, egg products, pork and animal feed recalls. Food is recalled when the discovery of an organism in a product may make an animal or human sick, a potential allergen is discovered, or if a product is mislabeled and allergens do not appear on the label. Register for free to access premium content.
The National Chicken Council (NCC) and National Turkey Federation (NTF), in separate statements said they look forward to working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in its efforts to reduce Salmonella illnesses associated with poultry products.
Agency initiating key activities in hopes of reaching a 25% reduction of such illnesses
October 19, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that it is mobilizing a stronger, and more comprehensive effort to reduce Salmonella illnesses associated with poultry products.
Products carrying Farm to Family and Kroger labels may be contaminated with extraneous materials
October 14, 2021
Butterball is recalling approximately 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
A new book, “Fixing Food: An FDA Insider Unravels the Myths and the Solutions,” gives readers a look behind the closed doors of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and discusses how new technologies could improve food safety for consumers.
An approach that combines blockchain, AI and the IoT to help improve transparency, efficiency and safety across the entire food chain was named one of the 12 winners of the FDA Food Traceability Challenge.
The products could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
September 13, 2021
Erie Meat Products is recalling Frozen All White Meat Fully Cooked Diced Chicken from the marketplace, due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to a notice from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
A union of poultry producers, public health and consumer advocates, scientists, and members of the food industry, recently called for a meeting with the USDA concerning their regulatory approach to food safety.