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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.



Compound stops Listeria spread during food processing

Cobalt-doped titanium-dioxide is active in both light and dark to prevent bacterial growth.
Researchers at the University of Houston have discovered a new compound, cobalt-doped titanium-dioxide (CoO-TiO2), that could halt the reproduction of Listeria monocytogenes and other bacteria in food products.
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Poultry recall

Pilgrim’s Pride recalls chicken breast nugget products

Recall issued after consumer reported finding pieces of rubber in the nuggets
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation is recalling approximately 59,800 pounds of fully cooked chicken breast nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically flexible rubber material, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on June 28.
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Can COVID-19 lessons be applied more broadly to food?

The difficulties and challenges brought under the spotlight by the novel coronavirus pandemic have, in reality, long existed.
World Food Safety seeks to help improve safety in the food chain, reduce illnesses and save lives. There are many lessons that can be learned from the current pandemic.
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DNA test enables precise tracking of Salmonella outbreaks

MCDA assays require smaller samples and fewer steps than previous methods.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have developed a type of DNA assay able to accurately identify and detect several serotypes of Salmonella, a common cause of food poisoning associated with eating raw or undercooked poultry and eggs.
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