Food Safety News

December 1, 2023
More people sick in Salmonella outbreak as recalls of cantaloupe continue to expand

The number of people infected by Salmonella linked to cantaloupe continues to increase and the recall list continues to expand. As of Nov. 30, there were 117 confirmed patients in the United States, up by 18 since the previous update on Nov. 24. At least 61 of the patients have required hospitalization, and two people... Continue Reading

December 1, 2023
Utah reinstates raw milk dairy that caused September’s Campylobacter outbreak

A raw milk dairy that lost its permit to sell its products in September is being reinstated by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF). The permit to sell raw milk is reinstated for the Utah Natural Meat and Milk Dairy in West Jordan, Utah. It lost the co-called “Raw for Retail” permit after its... Continue Reading

December 1, 2023
WTO sees record high for trade concerns debated at meeting on safe food

A record number of trade issues were raised at the latest World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting on safe food. Delegates at the WTO Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures meeting in November addressed specific trade concerns relating to food safety and animal and plant health. Countries raised 55 specific trade concerns, including seven for... Continue Reading

December 1, 2023
Police Reveal Alleged Water Analysis Fraud in Portugal

Police in Portugal have uncovered potential water testing fraud involving a laboratory. Operation “Gota D´Água” led to the arrest of 19 people for allegedly falsifying analyses of water intended for human consumption. Those detained are aged between 25 and 61 years old and are accused of a range of crimes, including abuse of power and... Continue Reading


November 30, 2023
Gaws Gourmet Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sesame in Sandwiches
Gaws Gourmet Foods of Marysville, MI, is recalling three varieties of 8" deli subs, and two varieties of breakfast bagel sandwiches because they may contain undeclared sesame.
November 28, 2023
GHGA, LLC, in Coordination with Sofia Produce, LLC DBA Trufresh, Voluntarily Recalls Select Fresh-Cut Fruit Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
GHGA, LLC is voluntarily recalling select fresh-cut products made from whole cantaloupe subject to a previously announced product recall initiated by Sofia Produce, LLC dba Trufresh, due to potential Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal inf
November 28, 2023
Bix Produce Issues Safety Alert on Cut Cantaloupe Products Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination
Little Canada, MN., Nov. 27, 2023 - Bix Produce of Little Canada, MN., is issuing a voluntary recall of Grab N' Go containers of cut cantaloupe and mixed fruit cups due to the potential for Salmonella contamination in the products. These cantaloupe products were derived from cantaloupes that are in
November 28, 2023
Doctors Scientific Organica Announces Voluntary Recall of Limited Quantity of Burn Boot Camp Afterburn Grass-Fed Whey Protein Bars (60 grams) Due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material
Riviera Beach, FL - Doctors Scientific Organica is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Burn Boot Camp Afterburn Grass-Fed Whey Protein Bars (60 grams) Triple Chocolate Almond flavor products due to the potential presence of foreign material, including disposable hairnet, shrink wr