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High-pressure pasteurization facility focuses on food safety

HIGH-PRESSURE PASTEURIZATION FACILITY FOCUSES ON FOOD SAFETY

A Michigan couple is killing foodborne pathogens and extending the shelf life of foods while making their state home to one of the...

Investigators link raw milk cheese to E. coli outbreak in France

INVESTIGATORS LINK RAW MILK CHEESE TO E. COLI OUTBREAK IN FRANCE

Investigators in France have confirmed a link between the cases of several children with a disease that destroys blood-clotting cells,...

 
 
 
Campylobacter in chicken liver parfait nearly killed British man

CAMPYLOBACTER IN CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT NEARLY KILLED BRITISH MAN

A British man admitted to intensive care after an awards banquet in October and lost the use of his limbs, his speech and the ability...

ALERT: Kelloggs recalls Honey Smacks amid Salmonella outbreak

ALERT: KELLOGGS RECALLS HONEY SMACKS AMID SALMONELLA OUTBREAK

Federal officials are urging the public to not eat Kellogg's Honey Smacks and to throw away any they have in their homes because of...

 
 
 
Iowa added to list of states that received melon linked to outbreak

IOWA ADDED TO LIST OF STATES THAT RECEIVED MELON LINKED TO OUTBREAK

As the FDA added another state to the list of those that received pre-cut melon implicated in a salmonellosis outbreak, the chair of...

Publisher's Platform: FDA continues its role as Chicken Little

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: FDA CONTINUES ITS ROLE AS CHICKEN LITTLE

After 25 years doing food litigation, I am seldom surprised by the announcement of a foodborne illness outbreak. It was no different...

 
 
 
Good news out of South Africa; only one new listeriosis death

GOOD NEWS OUT OF SOUTH AFRICA; ONLY ONE NEW LISTERIOSIS DEATH

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FDA and the Need for Transparency - The FDA as “Chicken Little”

FDA AND THE NEED FOR TRANSPARENCY - THE FDA AS “CHICKEN LITTLE”

After 25 years doing food litigation, I am seldom surprised by the announcement of a foodborne illness outbreak. It was no different...

 
 
 
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cut Watermelon, Honeydew Melon and Cantaloupe - Fast Facts

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK LINKED TO CUT WATERMELON, HONEYDEW MELON AND CANTALOUPE - FAST FACTS

Products being recalled: FDA reports: Fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fresh-cut fruit medley products containing...

Midwest convenience store serves up Cyclospora in Del Monte veggie trays

MIDWEST CONVENIENCE STORE SERVES UP CYCLOSPORA IN DEL MONTE VEGGIE TRAYS

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services , the Minnesota Department of Health, and local health departments are investigating an...

 
 
 
71st Salmonella outbreak this century linked to backyard poultry

71ST SALMONELLA OUTBREAK THIS CENTURY LINKED TO BACKYARD POULTRY

Backyard poultry flocks infected with six strains of Salmonella are responsible for 124 illnesses in 36 states, according to the federal...

Tiger Brands wants new standards and food safety group

TIGER BRANDS WANTS NEW STANDARDS AND FOOD SAFETY GROUP

After listeriosis outbreaks in North America in recent years, the responsible parties involved usually responded with promises on their...

 
 
 
Salmonella outbreaks from raw frozen chicken not related

SALMONELLA OUTBREAKS FROM RAW FROZEN CHICKEN NOT RELATED

Salmonella Enteritidis outbreaks in Canada and the United States that have been traced to raw frozen chicken patties are likely not...

No common denominator yet for E. coli patients in Tennessee

NO COMMON DENOMINATOR YET FOR E. COLI PATIENTS IN TENNESSEE

County officials in Knoxville, TN, are investigating a cluster of E. coli infections among several children in the area, but they don't...

 
 
 
One child dead, 13 others sick in raw cheese E. coli outbreak

ONE CHILD DEAD, 13 OTHERS SICK IN RAW CHEESE E. COLI OUTBREAK

A French company this weekend expanded its recall of cheese made with unpasteurized milk after health officials reported a seventh...

‘No Name' frozen chicken recalled in Canada amidst outbreak

‘NO NAME' FROZEN CHICKEN RECALLED IN CANADA AMIDST OUTBREAK

A Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak in Canada has sickened 59 people and prompted a recall of “no name” brand raw, frozen, breaded chicken...

 
 
 
Canadian Salmonella outbreak traced to raw, frozen chicken

CANADIAN SALMONELLA OUTBREAK TRACED TO RAW, FROZEN CHICKEN

State, provincial and federal officials in Canada and the United States are investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to raw frozen...

E. coli claims 4 more lives; growers promise changes

E. COLI CLAIMS 4 MORE LIVES; GROWERS PROMISE CHANGES

More people are sick, more people have died, and more states are reporting E. coli infections in an ongoing outbreak linked to romaine...

 
 
 
Pork-related E. coli outbreak likely over; frozen meat a concern

PORK-RELATED E. COLI OUTBREAK LIKELY OVER; FROZEN MEAT A CONCERN

Although provincial officials have declared it over, a deadly E. coli outbreak traced to pork could cause additional illnesses because...

Point: FDA says no immediate risk, no immediate answers

POINT: FDA SAYS NO IMMEDIATE RISK, NO IMMEDIATE ANSWERS

Editor's note: FDA's Scott Gottlieb and Stephen Ostroff posted this joint blog under the title “FDA Update on Traceback Related to...