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LACK OF INSPECTIONS, HEAVY METALS CITED IN FDA ENFORCEMENT UPDATES

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency...

Multi-country recalls due to ethylene oxide in sesame seeds

MULTI-COUNTRY RECALLS DUE TO ETHYLENE OXIDE IN SESAME SEEDS

The presence of an unauthorized substance in sesame seeds from India has prompted a spate of product recalls across Europe. The ethylene...

 
 
 

DENMARK INVESTIGATES SHIGELLA OUTBREAK WITH 40 SICK

More than 40 people are sick and almost a third have needed hospital treatment as part of a foodborne Shigella outbreak in Denmark. From...

LINE-SPEED ARGUMENTS SET TO BE HEARD BY VIDEO CONFERENCE ON OCT. 13

Ahead of her Oct. 13 video conference on swine slaughter line speed, a federal judge in Minnesota is welcoming outside parties to offer...

 
 
 

COVID-19 DOMINATED WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY

The COVID-19 pandemic dominated World Food Safety Day events, according to a new report. The second UN World Food Safety Day in June...

CONSUMER GROUP CALLS MAGRUDIS FINE AN ‘INSULT' TO OUTBREAK VICTIMS

A consumer rights group has called a fine imposed on the company behind a Listeria outbreak in Spain in 2019 an “insult” to those who...

 
 
 
Letter From The Editor: ‘The Social Dilemma'

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: ‘THE SOCIAL DILEMMA'

Opinion Not since the scientists working for J. Robert Oppenheimer began having second thoughts about setting off the A-bombs they...

JBS FOOD CANADA RECALLS ITS PROVIGO GROUND BEEF OVER E. COLI CONTAMINATION

JBS Food Canada has recalled its Provigo brand ground beef products from the market because of possible E. coli O157 contamination....

 
 
 

WARNING LETTER SENT TO TEXAS COMPANY OVER IMPORT VIOLATIONS

Editor's note: As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its...

STUDY FINDINGS COULD HELP DEVELOP E. COLI TREATMENT

Research by scientists in Australia could help open up new possibilities to treat enterohemorrhagic E. coli infections. University...

 
 
 

POTENTIAL BOTULISM THREAT SPURS RECALL OF SPAGHETTI SAUCE

Spaghetti sauce with virtually no identifying labeling information is under recall because of a risk of botulism poisoning. Érablière...

FOOD STANDARDS AMENDMENT BACKED IN UK AG BILL

An amendment to the Agriculture Bill on food import standards has been approved in the United Kingdom. Other proposed changes include...

 
 
 

FROZEN DOESN'T MEAN THAW AND EAT; DANGERS LURK IN THE FREEZER

New research from the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals that consumers may not know how to safely cook frozen foods, which can...

OUTBREAKS DOWN BUT ILLNESSES UP FOR DENMARK

The number of foodborne outbreaks was down but the amount of people falling sick was up in Denmark in 2019 compared to the year before. This...

 
 
 

CDC SAYS SALAD CYCLOSPORA OUTBREAK OVER; FDA CANAL WATER INVESTIGATION CONTINUES

A multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to salad products that were made by Fresh Express bagged salad and is under investigation...

FSIC WARNS OF RISKS BECAUSE OF RISE IN FOOD SOLD ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Australians have been warned about the potential risks of buying and selling food on social media websites. The Food Safety Information...

 
 
 

LISTERIA FOUND FOR YEARS AT SITE OF SANDWICH PRODUCER

The factory of a sandwich producer in England linked to an illness was contaminated by Listeria for almost three years, a report into...

GUILTY PLEAS LEAD TO JANUARY 2021 SENTENCING DATE IN THE ‘CHOICE' TURNED INTO ‘PRIME' BEEF SCHEME

Howard Mora and Alan Buxbaum, co-owners of Stein Meat Products Inc. in Brooklyn, NY, are scheduled to be sentenced next year after...

 
 
 
CDC says recalled mushrooms linked to new Salmonella outbreak

CDC SAYS RECALLED MUSHROOMS LINKED TO NEW SALMONELLA OUTBREAK

U.S. officials have linked recalled black fungus to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened dozens of people in 10 states. The edible...

WATER AND CHEMICALS THAT NEVER GO AWAY ARE SUBJECTS OF CONSUMER REPORTS COVER STORY

The new Consumer Reports soon hitting mailboxes returns to one of CR's old mainstays-Safe drinking water. In short order, it teaches...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

Slow Food Europe Joins the European Days of Action for Good Food Good...

Slow Food Europe Joins the European Days of Action for Good Food Good Farming with More than 10 Events

For the third year in a row, Slow Food Europe is among the coordinators of the Good Food Good Farming Campaign , which takes place across Europe during the month of October... Read more ...

How to Play Starland, Starbucks's Online Game That Could Win You Free Coffee...

How to Play Starland, Starbucks's Online Game That Could Win You Free Coffee For a Year

We like space and all, but every coffee lover knows that the best kinds of stars are ones that transform into free caffeine right before your eyes. This magic happens weekly... Read more ...

Crockpot Applesauce

Crockpot Applesauce

This Crockpot Applesauce tastes completely different from storebought jarred applesauce, and is reminiscent of apple pie filling, but without the added sugar. It's incredibly... Read more ...

The Counter investigates: the Economic Research Service's shameful downfall

The Counter investigates: the Economic Research Service's shameful downfall

I was pleased to see Jessica Wu's article in The Counter: One year after a mass employee exodus, USDA's research arm remains half-staffed. New work has ground to a near halt... Read more ...

We Have Intel on When Amazon Prime Day Starts, and 9 Early Deals to Score Today

We Have Intel on When Amazon Prime Day Starts, and 9 Early Deals to Score Today

Get ready, discount hunters! Amazon Prime Day starts at 12am PDT on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 14 for Prime members. You can shop deals for the holiday... Read more ...

Everything You Need to Know About Bar Convent's “Global Bar Week”

Everything You Need to Know About Bar Convent's “Global Bar Week”

Born of the avant garde drinks scene in Germany's capital over 13 years ago, Bar Convent Berlin quickly became one of the drink industry's most influential trade shows. Now... Read more ...

This Apple-Cheesecake-Stuffed French Toast Will Make Your Homemade Brunch So...

This Apple-Cheesecake-Stuffed French Toast Will Make Your Homemade Brunch So Much Better

There's something so comforting about warm apples covered in cinnamon. It's such a familiar combination that it's easy to overlook its potential for reinvention. While stuffed... Read more ...

10 Halloween-Themed Teas to Sip On For a Cozy Night In

10 Halloween-Themed Teas to Sip On For a Cozy Night In

Witch or human, there's no better way to celebrate Halloween than with a cozy cup of tea! The perfect beverage for sweater weather, tea works perfectly by itself or paired with... Read more ...

Wednesday Replay: 6 Pumpkin Recipes to Make this Fall

Wednesday Replay: 6 Pumpkin Recipes to Make this Fall

Tomorrow is October!!! Yay!!! Even if it weren't my birthday month, I still think it would be my favorite. You know what October means - bring on the pumpkin recipes! Diving... Read more ...

Mocha Chocolate Kit Kats Are Coming in November, and I Fully Approve Eating...

Mocha Chocolate Kit Kats Are Coming in November, and I Fully Approve Eating Them For Breakfast

There are some pretty *unique* Kit Kat flavors out there. From apple pie to strawberry to green tea, the go-to snack for when you need a break has gotten a lot more creative... Read more ...