HELP WANTED: JOB SITES, ACADEMIC PROGRAMS TARGET FOOD SAFETY
As American consumers become increasingly concerned about the quality of their food, there’s been an enhanced focus on food safety in the academic and employment fields. Programs leading to degrees and certifications in food safety are growing, along with jobs handling quality assurance in the food industry and auditing producers for compliance with the Food Safety… Continue Reading

FDA WARNINGS: LISTERIA, DRUG RESIDUES, ACIDIFIED FOODS
The most recently posted FDA warning letters address Listeria contamination at an ice cream plant, drug residues in slaughtered dairy cows, and an alleged failure to follow federal regulations for the safe processing of acidified foods. FDA’s Cincinnati District Office sent a warning letter dated Aug. 9 to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams LLC to inform the company that… Continue Reading

MICHIGAN WARNS AGAINST RAW MILK; TWO CHILDREN SICK FROM E. COLI
Michigan public health officials are urging consumers to avoid drinking or serving unpasteurized, raw milk because of two recent cases of E. coli infections in young children. Both of the children, in Oakland and Wayne counties, consumed raw milk in the days before becoming sick with what turned out to be E. coli O157:H7. “Raw… Continue Reading

 

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