Canadian Company Recalls Oysters Because of Salmonella
Atlantic Shellfish Products Inc. is recalling oysters sent to retailers after Salmonella was detected during testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. As of the Monday posting of the recall notice, no illnesses had been reported in connection with the Atlantic Shellfish branded oysters. Officials were not sure if the implicated oysters had been distributed… Continue Reading

Fda’s Final Rule on Antibacterial Soaps Bans 19 Ingredients
Nineteen ingredients commonly used in antibacterial soaps and washes are out of bounds with the publication of a new federal rule, including two suspected endocrine disruptors linked to reproductive and developmental harm. In announcing the new rule, the Food and Drug Administration reassured consumers that there are still effective measures to prevent the spread of… Continue Reading

Controversy Plagues E. Coli Investigation
The events that led to the death of a Scottish child who was among the 20 people that were infected with E. coli O157 (VTEC) began with the July 29 “precautionary recall” of two batches of Dunsyre Blue cheese suspected of containing the pathogen. Recalled were the “C22” batch with best before dates of July… Continue Reading



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