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.
Agency is concerned products may have caused Salmonella Hadar illness
April 12, 2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for approximately 211,406 pounds of raw ground turkey products, produced by Plainville Brands, LLC, a Pennsylvania establishment, due to concerns the products may have caused Salmonella Hadar illness.
In order for your poultry plant’s food safety culture to be effective, or what Alchemy Vice President of Food Safety Laura Dunn Nelson refers to as mature, focus needs to be placed on five key elements.
MG Foods, which earlier recalled a variety of turkey sandwiches due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, is now expanding that recall to include three turkey wrap products over the same concerns.
International Poultry Council stresses safety of poultry meat as human cases of H5N8 are reported
February 22, 2021
In the wake of news reports that seven workers at a poultry farm in Russia are the first humans to be infected with the H5N8 strain of avian influenza, the International Poultry Council believes it is important to reassure consumers that poultry meat is safe to eat.
Emerging digital technologies will improve the traceability and transparency of the supply chain, creating a better food safety culture in the U.S., Frank Yiannis, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy Response, said.
The use of electrostatic technology to apply paracetic acid (PAA) on whole muscle cuts was effective as an antimicrobial intervention, according to research presented during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) Marketplace.
Human errors can occur that cause contamination situations, but it is important to make sure workers are given clear communication on what their duties are, and have the skills needed to perform those duties