INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM STANDS DOWN AS SCOTLAND’S E. COLI OUTBREAK DECLARED OVER
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has issued a statement on its involvement with a multi-agency Incident Management Team (IMT), chaired by Health Protection Scotland, which had been investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157 in Scotland. FSS announced that the team “has stood down” as of Sept. 5, when it declared the outbreak over, and that FSS… Continue Reading

SMALL BEEF RECALL ISSUED BY CARNIVAL SUPERMARKET IN CHULA VISTA, CA
The Paradise Valley Market, Inc. (Carnival Supermarket), located at 870 3rd Avenue, in Chula Vista, CA late Thursday recalled approximately 35 pounds of ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The lean and extra lean ground beef was… Continue Reading

OCEANA GOING OVERBOARD ON FISH FRAUD, ACCORDING TO SEAFOOD INDUSTRY GROUP
The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is calling into question both the findings and motives of the latest fish fraud study by Oceana, a global environmental group. The action marks a break between the two groups since they previously were largely in sync with one another over the worldwide problem of fish fraud, which is where lesser-value… Continue Reading

DOJ INVITES VICTIMS OF SALMONELLA OUTBREAK TO CRIMINAL HEARING
Invitations requiring no RSVPs are out to more than 150 people who suffered from Salmonella Tennessee 10 years ago from contaminated Peter Pan or Great Value peanut butter. They have been invited to the likely final hearing for United States of America v. ConAgra Grocery Products Company LLC. The U.S. Department of Justice’s Victim Notification… Continue Reading

 

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