One of the last vestiges of bipartisanship in Congress began delivering its baby Tuesday. House and Senate agricultural conferees finally agreed on the 2018 Farm Bill, and by late afternoon it was sailing through the U.S. Senate on an 87-13 vote. There is precious little in the 807-page bill, with its $867 billion in planned... Continue Reading
Federal officials are again urging consumers to check their homes for recalled tahini products that are associated with an international outbreak of Salmonella infections. Product expiration dates initially reported by the recalling company were incorrect. Some of the tahini doesn’t expire until 2021. In the United States, five people from three states had been confirmed... Continue Reading
Existing agencies in the United Kingdom are unprepared to handle pesticide issues after Brexit, according to the Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK). A briefing paper, written by Josie Cohen, Nick Mole and Keith Tyrell from the UK charity, said the way the UK chooses to govern pesticides after leaving the European Union next year... Continue Reading
The National Environment Agency (NEA) and Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) are to step up checks on food sites during the holiday season. The agencies told all operators and consumers to practice good food and personal hygiene because safe preparation and food handling will minimize the risk of food poisoning. As of Nov.... Continue Reading
CTI Foods LLC, an Owingsville, Ky. establishment, is recalling approximately 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat (RTE) pork and poultry sausage links products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal.
3-D Meats, LLC, a Dalton, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 47 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef snack stick products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, a known allergen, which was not declared on the finished product label.
Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and
soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label.