Food Safety News

January 29, 2020
Kansas becomes 4th state with unconstitutional “ag-gag” law
Federal judges did not much like the newer laws to protect animal agriculture from prying eyes. So-called “ag-gag” laws adopted during the last decade in Utah, Idaho, and Iowa were struck mainly down as unconstitutional when challenged by animal rights activists. Kansas, North Dakota, and Montana, however, adopted ag-gag laws 30 years ago. Those statutes... Continue Reading
January 29, 2020
Beach Beat: Food safety guinea pigs
Those folks at PBS have done it again. They’ve aired a provocative piece that will stun you. It’s about the man behind the so-called Poison Squad. Sounds scary doesn’t it. It’s fascinating. You won’t be able to look away. It’s the documentary film “The Poison Squad” and it premiered last night on the PBS series... Continue Reading
January 29, 2020
Diners warned about potential hepatitis A exposure, urged to seek vaccination
Health officials in New Zealand have warned people who ate at a restaurant about possible hepatitis A exposure. Canterbury District Health Board’s public health team are advising people who ate at Madam Woo Christchurch on 255 St Asaph Street at any time on Jan. 15 or 17 that they may have been exposed to to... Continue Reading
January 29, 2020
Judge rules death was not due to food poisoning from restaurant
A Spanish court has ruled the death of a woman was because of natural causes and not due to food poisoning at a restaurant that has a Michelin star. The ruling was made in December 2019 by a judge at the Superior Court of Justice of the Valencian Community (TSJCV) and an investigation into the... Continue Reading

Recalls

January 24, 2020
Golden Pearl Trading Corporation Recalls Ready to Eat Imported Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection
Golden Pearl Trading Corporation Recalls Ready to Eat Imported Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection
January 24, 2020
Amity Packing Company Inc. Recalls Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Amity Packing Company Inc. Recalls Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
January 23, 2020
Quesos La Ricura LTD. Recalls Cotija Cheese (Queso Cotija) Because Of Possible Health Risk
Quesos La Ricura LTD. of Hicksville, NY, is recalling 12 oz. packages of Cotija Cheese (Queso Cotija) because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin producing E. coli bacteria (Shiga toxin producing E. coli).
January 22, 2020
Lipari Foods Issues Voluntary Recall Expansion on Additional Sandwiches Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes
Lipari Foods is expanding its January 6, 2020 and January 13, 2020 recalls of Premo and Fresh Grab sandwiches to include all sandwiches with a Best By date of 2/6/20 and prior, due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes