The Washington State Department of Agriculture is about to find out if appeasement works with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In 2018 the FDA stopped sharing nonpublic information with the state department (WSDA), and a top state official says the action “had a significant negative impact” on food safety. A recent issue involving the... Continue Reading
More than 20 people have been infected by a rare strain of Salmonella in Denmark, with half of them needing hospital treatment. The Statens Serum Institut (SSI) is investigating the outbreak that has sickened 23 people since May. Eleven people needed hospital treatment but no deaths have been reported. Patients were reported to the agency... Continue Reading
Almost 30 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported in North Yorkshire since June 19. Public Health England (PHE) Yorkshire and the Humber, North Yorkshire County Council and National Health Service organizations are investigating the outbreak in Ripon with 29 patients. At least 20 infections have been confirmed connected with Outwood Academy. PHE is reviewing... Continue Reading
After federal inspectors discovered labeling issues at Fieldsource Food Systems Inc., the company initiated a recall of almost 13,000 pounds of beef and chicken products. The products contain wheat, a known allergen that is not declared on the products labels per federal law, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). No injuries... Continue Reading
Ada Valley Gourmet Foods, Inc., an Ada, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,490 pounds of raw ground beef meatloaf products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically broken metal bits.
Fairmont Foods, Inc., a Fairmont, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 35,145 pounds of ready-to-eat pork and beef gravy products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear pliable plastic.
San Giuseppe Salami Co. by Giacomo, an Elon, N.C., establishment, is recalling approximately 832 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE), frozen andouille sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal.