Food Safety News

December 12, 2018
$867 billion Farm Bill now moving quickly through lame-duck Congress
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
December 12, 2018
FDA renews warning about tahini amidst outbreak; recall updated
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
December 12, 2018
Consumer advocates say UK ‘unprepared’ to regulate pesticides after Brexit
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
December 12, 2018
NEA and AVA step up food safety checks during festive season
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

Recalls

December 10, 2018
CTI Foods LLC, Recalls Ready-To-Eat Pork and Poultry Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
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.
December 9, 2018
3-D Meats, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Beef Snack Stick Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
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.
December 7, 2018
Amboy Group, LLC Recalls Poultry Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
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.
December 3, 2018
JBS Tolleson, Inc. Recalls Raw Beef Products due to Possible Salmonella Newport Contamination
JBS Tolleson, Inc., a Tolleson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,093,271 pounds of non-intact raw beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport.