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PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: FSIS KNOWS YOUR CHICKEN IS TAINTED, SAYS IT'S OK TO SELL, BUT TELLS YOU NOT TO WASH IT

By warning you not to wash chicken , FSIS correctly recognizes the risk of cross-contamination in your kitchen and the risk that it...

FDA FINDS VIOLATIONS AT AIRLINE CATERER, SEAFOOD FIRM, TAHINI IMPORTER

The Food and Drug Administration recently sent warning letters to a tahini importer in Florida in relation to an outbreak, and a seafood...

 
 
 

CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS TOP FSIS QUARTERLY ENFORCEMENT REPORT

The USDA's quarterly report of enforcement activities by the Food Safety and Inspection Service is topped off by the criminal conviction...

States report some grim hepatitis A numbers to CDC, including 236 deaths

STATES REPORT SOME GRIM HEPATITIS A NUMBERS TO CDC, INCLUDING 236 DEATHS

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has tracked state outbreaks of Hepatitis A for the last three years,...

 
 
 

POSSIBLE OUTBREAK-RELATED LISTERIA CONTAMINATION FOUND BY CANADA IN NEARLY 68 TONS OF GEORGIA POULTRY PRODUCTS

Tip Top Poultry, Inc., in Rockmart, GA. has recalled approximately 135,810 pounds of fully cooked poultry products that may be adulterated...

Norway finds most imported seafood to be compliant

NORWAY FINDS MOST IMPORTED SEAFOOD TO BE COMPLIANT

Microorganisms and parasites were only rarely detected in seafood products imported to Norway from third countries in 2018, according...

 
 
 

HEPATITIS E INFECTIONS UP; IRISH WARNING CITES PORK AS CONTRIBUTOR

The Health Protection Surveillance Center in Ireland has issued a warning about hepatitis E and undercooked pork following an increase...

USDA FINDS RELIGIOUS EXEMPT CHICKEN, SMALL OPERATORS HAVE PATHOGEN PROBLEMS

Tests showed a higher than average prevalence of Salmonella and Campylobacter in chicken that is produced under religious exemptions...

 
 
 
Listeria outbreak in Canada linked to frozen chicken; recall underway

LISTERIA OUTBREAK IN CANADA LINKED TO FROZEN CHICKEN; RECALL UNDERWAY

Public health officials in Canada posted a Public Health Notice today regarding an outbreak of Listeria infections linked to frozen...

FRAUNHOFER WORKS ON DISINFECTION USING UV LIGHT

Scientists at a German institute are investigating use of ultraviolet light-emitting diodes to destroy bacterial DNA. Fraunhofer researchers...

 
 
 

FRANCE'S FOOD SAFETY SYSTEM FOUND EQUIVALENT TO USA FOR VEAL, PORK AND READY-TO-EAT MEATS

USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service released a new on-site equivalence verification audit for France. It did not find any deficiencies...

USDA AUDITS WORLD'S THIRD SMALLEST COUNTRY FOR PORK EXPORTS

Two-way trade between the United States and the micro-state of San Marino is a mere $7 million a year. And a scant amount of that involves...

 
 
 
Paradise parasites - Challenges to controlling rat lungworm disease

PARADISE PARASITES - CHALLENGES TO CONTROLLING RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE

Opinion “Tropical parasites in our food? No way!” most Americans think. It's time to think again. In May Hawaii's Department of Health...

HEINZ RECALLS TURKEY STEW BABY FOOD IN CANADA; INSECTS FOUND

Canadian officials posted a recall of Kraft Heinz Canada brand Turkey Stew 8+ Months baby food from retail stores after a consumer...

 
 
 

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: EXTREME HEAT DANGER AND FOOD SAFETY: WHAT COULD GO WRONG?

Opinion Usually, my way of dealing with summer heat is to not move around much during the day. This summer, I've broken from my routine...

More pig ear dog treats recalled in multistate outbreak

MORE PIG EAR DOG TREATS RECALLED IN MULTISTATE OUTBREAK

Dog Goods USA LLC of Tobyhanna, PA joins the list of companies involved in a federal and state investigation regarding contaminated...

 
 
 

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: HEY, WASHINGTON STATE HEALTH AUTHORITIES AND RESTAURANTS, MAKE ME PROUD AND LET'S VACCINATE AGAINST HEPATITIS A

Last week the Washington State Department of Health declared an outbreak of hepatitis A in multiple counties in people who are living...

MISSISSIPPI POULTRY RAID LIKELY COLLECTED ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO CHARGE SOME COMPANY MANAGERS

The job of determining if five poultry companies knowingly hired undocumented aliens is up to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District...

 
 
 

LITHUANIA SEES SHARP INCREASES IN CAMPYLOBACTER, SALMONELLA THIS YEAR

The number of people sick from Campylobacter and Salmonella infections has increased by about 20 percent in Lithuania so far this year,...

LISTERIA OUTBREAK IN SPAIN LINKED TO MEAT PRODUCT; SALMONELLA WARNING ISSUED FOR MARDRID

Spanish authorities have linked an outbreak of Listeria that has affected more than 40 people to a brand of meat. La Consejería de...

 
 
 



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 ...

Skillet Cod with Brown-Butter Tomato Sauce

Skillet Cod with Brown-Butter Tomato Sauce

Brown butter, or what the French call beurre noisette , is enhanced with summer tomatoes and a splash of vermouth for the superlative sauce in this weeknight fish dish. In this... Read more ...

The perfect finish: Topping pie crust

The perfect finish: Topping pie crust

Anointing the top of your pie may seem like gilding the lily - I mean, how can you improve on your already perfect apple pie? But topping pie crust with a spritz of water and a... Read more ...

We're Screaming With Delight Over These New Haunted Mansion Mickey Ears at...

We're Screaming With Delight Over These New Haunted Mansion Mickey Ears at Disney

Disneyland's Haunted Mansion attraction has been taking people on doom buggy rides for 50 years now, and Disney is celebrating the milestone in a huge way this year - with two... Read more ...

By the book: Holiday cookies

By the book: Holiday cookies

Sift magazine 's Holiday issue has your holiday cookie inspiration covered. We teamed up with three terrific cookbook authors to provide you with a collection of show-stopping... Read more ...

New twist on an old favorite: Muffin pan chocolate chip cookies

New twist on an old favorite: Muffin pan chocolate chip cookies

I don't know about you, but I never get tired of chocolate chip cookies. Soft or crunchy, warm from the oven or cold in a lunch bag - even from the supermarket cookie aisle, I... Read more ...

Year of the Bundt: Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

Year of the Bundt: Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

Welcome to King Arthur Flour's Year of the Bundt! We're celebrating this classic American dessert with a variety of recipes throughout the year, and this cake is perfect for... Read more ...

How steam can transform your bread from dull to dazzling: Steam in bread baking

How steam can transform your bread from dull to dazzling:  Steam in bread baking

Have you ever loaded your perfectly risen artisan bread into the oven, only to discover a dull, constricted loaf at the end of the bake? How do artisan bakeries achieve that... Read more ...

Trying to Pick a Halloween Costume? Angus the Scottie is All the Inspo...

Trying to Pick a Halloween Costume? Angus the Scottie is All the Inspo You'll Need

Coming up with the perfect Halloween costume is hard. .. but we know one celeb who's got it down. Angus the Scottie is adorable, yes, but he also rocks the best costumes. The... Read more ...

39 Genius Drawer Organizers That Will Straight-Up Change Your Life

39 Genius Drawer Organizers That Will Straight-Up Change Your Life

We all have it. .. that one dedicated junk drawer that's filled with who knows what. Well, I hate to admit it, but I used to have more than just one of those. I recently moved... Read more ...

Chip Gaines Brought Home a New Puppy, and Now They Have “More Dogs Than...

Chip Gaines Brought Home a New Puppy, and Now They Have “More Dogs Than Children”

Chip Gaines and the rest of his family are all lovers of animals, but it appears that Chip frequently has the new dog bug. The father of five brought home a new puppy on Aug... Read more ...