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Norovirus-contaminated oysters sicken hundreds in Canada, USA

NOROVIRUS-CONTAMINATED OYSTERS SICKEN HUNDREDS IN CANADA, USA

Consumption of raw or undercooked oysters from British Columbia is blamed for 321 cases of norovirus gastroenteritis in three Canadian...

Brazil's meat scandal expands while international market reaction is mixed

BRAZIL'S MEAT SCANDAL EXPANDS WHILE INTERNATIONAL MARKET REACTION IS MIXED

The investigation by Federal Police in Brazil has led to the suspension of three more processing plants this week over the alleged...

 
 
 
25 sick in E. coli outbreak linked to Robin Hood Flour

25 SICK IN E. COLI OUTBREAK LINKED TO ROBIN HOOD FLOUR

Robin Hood All Purpose Flour is the subject of a food recall warning issued by Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Food...

People's Republic of China adopts a new 5-year food safety plan

PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ADOPTS A NEW 5-YEAR FOOD SAFETY PLAN

The full text of the 13th Five-year Plan for Food Safety by China's State Council, issued earlier this month, is available in Chinese. The...

 
 
 
FDA alerts consumers, vets to watch dogs for hyperthyroidism

FDA ALERTS CONSUMERS, VETS TO WATCH DOGS FOR HYPERTHYROIDISM

Federal officials are warning consumers and veterinarians to be on alert for potentially deadly hyperthyroidism in dogs that have eaten...

The Produce Rule comes into focus at Food Safety Summit

THE PRODUCE RULE COMES INTO FOCUS AT FOOD SAFETY SUMMIT

Few things are certain in farming and no amount of planning can prevent or undo the damage of an untimely hail storm or hard freeze. But...

 
 
 
New advice for European Union on added sugars due in 2020

NEW ADVICE FOR EUROPEAN UNION ON ADDED SUGARS DUE IN 2020

The European Food Safety Authority is on schedule to provide new scientific advice on the daily intake of added sugar in food by early...

A new era of food transparency with Wal-Mart center in China

A NEW ERA OF FOOD TRANSPARENCY WITH WAL-MART CENTER IN CHINA

Editor's note: Depending on which hemisphere you are in while reading this column by Wal-Mart Vice President for Food Safety Frank...

 
 
 
Malaysian surimi facility comes up short at inspection

MALAYSIAN SURIMI FACILITY COMES UP SHORT AT INSPECTION

A seafood processing plant in Malaysia owned by TS Food Industry Sdn. Bhd. is in serious violation of the seafood Hazard Analysis and...

Letter From The Editor: ‘Ag-gag' end game in hands of many

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: ‘AG-GAG' END GAME IN HANDS OF MANY

Funny thing about the federal courts. When enough of them get involved in an issue, they can end up showing how something can be done...

 
 
 
Michigan sees huge spike in Hepatitis A; vaccinations urged

MICHIGAN SEES HUGE SPIKE IN HEPATITIS A; VACCINATIONS URGED

An eight-fold increase of Hepatitis A cases in Michigan in recent months has state officials encouraging people to get vaccinated against...

Raw milk, tap water on survey about Nebraska outbreak

RAW MILK, TAP WATER ON SURVEY ABOUT NEBRASKA OUTBREAK

Nebraska health officials want the public's help with an investigation of a possible outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses in and...

 
 
 
China resumes importing Brazilian meat; others appear to be following

CHINA RESUMES IMPORTING BRAZILIAN MEAT; OTHERS APPEAR TO BE FOLLOWING

China is back buying Brazilian meat, apparently satisfied the bribes being paid to meat inspectors don't threaten long term food safety. “The...

Mississippi farm recalls 1,695 pounds of catfish for residue concerns

MISSISSIPPI FARM RECALLS 1,695 POUNDS OF CATFISH FOR RESIDUE CONCERNS

Mississippi's Lakes Farm Raised Catfish Inc., located in Dundee, has recalled approximately 1,695 pounds of catfish that may be adulterated...

 
 
 
New York consumer alert: Listeria in Winters Grass raw milk

NEW YORK CONSUMER ALERT: LISTERIA IN WINTERS GRASS RAW MILK

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball on Friday warned consumers in Oneida County and the...

17 and half tons of Jose' Ole' beef taquitos recalled for “extraneous materials”

17 AND HALF TONS OF JOSE' OLE' BEEF TAQUITOS RECALLED FOR “EXTRANEOUS MATERIALS”

Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc., a Lampasas, Texas establishment, late Friday recalled approximately 35,168 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat beef...

 
 
 
Tainted soy butter spurs recalls one by one; FDA remains mum

TAINTED SOY BUTTER SPURS RECALLS ONE BY ONE; FDA REMAINS MUM

As federal officials remain silent on sales and distribution details about a soy-based peanut butter substitute linked to a nationwide...

Multiple brands of fresh guacamole recalled for Listeria

MULTIPLE BRANDS OF FRESH GUACAMOLE RECALLED FOR LISTERIA

H.Y. Louie Co. Ltd. of British Columbia is recalling three brands of fresh guacamole from retailers because tests by the Canadian government...

 
 
 
Metal fragments cause recall of almost 1 million pounds of chicken

METAL FRAGMENTS CAUSE RECALL OF ALMOST 1 MILLION POUNDS OF CHICKEN

Consumer complaints about metal objects being found in ready to eat chicken products were verified by USDA's Food Safety and Inspection...

On the front lines of food safety - farmworkers have your back

ON THE FRONT LINES OF FOOD SAFETY - FARMWORKERS HAVE YOUR BACK

Who better than the people in the front lines to recognize and call out the enemy? That's the underlying strategy of an approach to...

 
 
 



Lemon Pull Apart Rolls

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Canadian report on soda taxes

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Lemon Coconut Cake

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Spring Potato Bites

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Oven Baked Seasoned French Fries

These Oven Baked Seasoned French Fries from Diethood are the best tasting basked french fries ever! They are deliciously seasoned and cooked in the oven until perfectly golden!... Read more ...

Basque Braised Chicken With Peppers

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13 Meatball Recipes From Around The World

You know what doesn't own meatballs? Spaghetti. That's right, a rolled-up ball of ground meat belongs to everyone on the planet in a ton of delicious ways. The evidence lies in... Read more ...