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Tyson is recalling 69,000 pounds of chicken strips after customers complained they contained metal

TYSON IS RECALLING 69,000 POUNDS OF CHICKEN STRIPS AFTER CUSTOMERS COMPLAINED THEY CONTAINED METAL

Tyson Foods recalled 69,000 pounds of chicken strips that may be contaminated with metal. The USDA's food safety unit announced the...

Tyson recalls almost 32 tons of chicken strips after complaints about metal bits

TYSON RECALLS ALMOST 32 TONS OF CHICKEN STRIPS AFTER COMPLAINTS ABOUT METAL BITS

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling a total of more than 69,000 pounds of Tyson and Spare Time brands of frozen chicken strips following...

 
 
 
Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's 'Dirty Dozen' List

KALE IS A SURPRISE ON 2019'S 'DIRTY DOZEN' LIST

For the report, researchers ranked pesticide contamination of 47 fruits and vegetables based on an analysis of more than 40,000 samples...

Weekend reading: The Grand Food Bargain

WEEKEND READING: THE GRAND FOOD BARGAIN

Kevin D. Walker. The Grand Food Bargain and the Mindless Drive for More. Island Press, 2019. I did a blurb for this one: A former USDA...

 
 
 
USDA mum on product tampering behind 96-ton snack sausage recall

USDA MUM ON PRODUCT TAMPERING BEHIND 96-TON SNACK SAUSAGE RECALL

Officials at the USDA have offered scant details on a nationwide recall of five flavors of snack sausages, except to say the action...

Tons of Meat Snacks Recalled After Tampering Claim

TONS OF MEAT SNACKS RECALLED AFTER TAMPERING CLAIM

The products, more than 95,000 tons of them, were sold in stores around the U.S. and have the establishment number “EST. 795” inside...

 
 
 
Texas firm recalling almost 26 tons of frozen catfish imported from Vietnam

TEXAS FIRM RECALLING ALMOST 26 TONS OF FROZEN CATFISH IMPORTED FROM VIETNAM

McAllen Cold Storage Ltd. has initiated a recall of “bwi” branded catfish after federal inspectors discovered the products had not...

Beach Beat: CDC says outbreak's over; USDA says it's ‘engaging' industry; what will chicken producers say?

BEACH BEAT: CDC SAYS OUTBREAK'S OVER; USDA SAYS IT'S ‘ENGAGING' INDUSTRY; WHAT WILL CHICKEN PRODUCERS SAY?

Opinion I've always been partial to shades of gray, possibly because we didn't get a color TV until I was almost 9 years old. That's...

 
 
 
Top Veterinary Articles of the Week: Adverse Vaccine Reactions Reporting Changes, Brucellosis, and more

TOP VETERINARY ARTICLES OF THE WEEK: ADVERSE VACCINE REACTIONS REPORTING CHANGES, BRUCELLOSIS, AND MORE

USDA Adverse Event Due to Vaccinations Reporting Dr. Jean Dodds/Hemopet Vaccines save lives. Except when they don't. While minor vaccine...

Trump Trade War Triggering $1.9 Billion Plunge In Farm Exports: USDA

TRUMP TRADE WAR TRIGGERING $1.9 BILLION PLUNGE IN FARM EXPORTS: USDA

Soybean exports to China have fallen more than 90 percent.

 
 
 

FOOD SAFETY FUNDING AGAIN SECURE - THIS TIME THROUGH SEPT. 30, 2019

Spending authority to keep the federal government running through Sept. 30 was put into place in time to avert another partial government...

Canada's new food guide: a better version of MyPlate?

CANADA'S NEW FOOD GUIDE: A BETTER VERSION OF MYPLATE?

Here's Canada's new food guide: Doesn't this look a lot like the USDA's MyPlate ? Actually, the Canadian guide is better. Even though...

 
 
 
U.S. representative, advocates say food safety programs dangerously disrupted

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, ADVOCATES SAY FOOD SAFETY PROGRAMS DANGEROUSLY DISRUPTED

The head of the Food and Drug Administration has taken some good steps toward restoring food safety inspections as the partial government...

Goodbye GMO, Hello Bioengineered: USDA publishes labeling rules

GOODBYE GMO, HELLO BIOENGINEERED: USDA PUBLISHES LABELING RULES

Trump's USDA has issued final rules for labeling food products of biotechnology , commonly known to all of us as GMOs. Since GMOs have...

 
 
 
Faces of Food Safety: Meet Sheila McMillan of FSIS

FACES OF FOOD SAFETY: MEET SHEILA MCMILLAN OF FSIS

Contributed Editor's note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

Recalls show foodborne threats continue

RECALLS SHOW FOODBORNE THREATS CONTINUE

Editor's note: Today Food Safety News takes a look back at the most significant recalls in the United States in 2018. As in past years,...

 
 
 
USDA moves to tighten restrictions on food stamps

USDA MOVES TO TIGHTEN RESTRICTIONS ON FOOD STAMPS

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is setting out to do what this year's farm bill didn't: tighten work requirements for millions...

Jimmy Dean Sausages Recalled Over Metal Pieces

JIMMY DEAN SAUSAGES RECALLED OVER METAL PIECES

The USDA has not released a list of stores where the sausages were sold.

 
 
 
Two years' production of skinless, boneless chicken products recalled

TWO YEARS' PRODUCTION OF SKINLESS, BONELESS CHICKEN PRODUCTS RECALLED

Amboy Group LLC is recalling an undetermined amount of Shop Rite brand raw, skinless, boneless chicken products because they contain...

Beyond Labels: 10 Things You Should Know About GMOs

BEYOND LABELS: 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GMOS

As the new federal guidlines for disclosure of bioengineered foods (in the form of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law )...