Food Safety News

August 11, 2022
USDA gets employee safety training and OSHA gets access to food facilities under new MOU

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) renewed a cooperative agreement with a formal signing on Aug.1. The FSIS workforce is viewed as critical to the day-to-day oversight and inspection operations for meat, poultry, and egg products at the 6,600 establishments that FSIS regulates.... Continue Reading

August 11, 2022
Poultry contact behind Australian Salmonella outbreak; median age of 5 reported

Researchers have detailed the first widespread Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry in Australia. Between May and August 2020, an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infection was investigated. In total, 38 cases with an age range of less than 1 to 38 years old and a median age of 5 were reported. Overall, 24 were male and 31 were 14... Continue Reading

August 11, 2022
Cyclospora patient count grows in outbreak of unknown origin

Federal officials report that the number of patients in an outbreak of infections from the Cyclospora parasite have increased by more than a dozen in the past week. The Food and Drug Administration says there are now 77 confirmed patients compared with 60 a week ago. The agency has not yet determined what food is... Continue Reading

August 10, 2022
Michigan tracking E. coli cases

Public health officials in Michigan are warning residents of rising cases of E. coli infections. Officials in Ottawa County report that they are tracking nine cases of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli. Four patients have been so sick they have been admitted to hospitals. The county health officials say the nine infections are an unusually high... Continue Reading

Recalls

August 11, 2022
Lyons Magnus Expands Voluntary Recall to Include Additional Nutritional and Beverage Products Due to the Potential for Microbial Contamination
Lyons Magnus LLC ("Lyons Magnus" or the "Company") today announced that following continued collaboration and consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") and in furtherance of its longstanding commitment to food safety, the Company is expanding its July 28, 2022, voluntary recall
August 5, 2022
That's It Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Proteins in Dark Chocolate Truffles (Various Flavors)
That's it Nutrition, LLC of Los Angeles, Calif., is issuing a voluntary recall of its 3.5, 5.0, 16.0 ounce and 12-count packages of Dark Chocolate Truffles because they may contain trace amounts of milk proteins. Truffle flavors include: Fig, Date, Banana, Raisin, and Fig with Sea Salt. People who
August 5, 2022
Royal Crest Dairy Voluntarily Recalls 2% Chocolate Milk Due to Undeclared Egg
Royal Crest Dairy, of Longmont Colorado, is voluntarily recalling Farmer's 2% Reduced Fat Chocolate Milk Pints with the code date of AUG-22 because it has the potential to be contaminated with an undeclared egg.
August 1, 2022
H-E-B Issues Recall for H-E-B Creamy Creations Light Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Due to Mislabeling
H-E-B is voluntarily issuing an all-store recall for half gallon H-E-B Creamy Creations Light Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream due to an undeclared allergen.