DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government on Monday announced proposed new regulations that would force food processors to reduce the amount of salmonella bacteria found in some raw chicken products or risk being shut down.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating Lucky Charms cereal after dozens of customers complained of illness after eating it.
The FDA said Saturday it has received more than 100 complaints related to Lucky Charms so far this year.
LONDON (AP) — European health officials investigating an outbreak of salmonella linked to chocolate Easter eggs that has sickened at least 150 children across the continent said Tuesday they suspect it is due to bad buttermilk in a Belgian factory.
CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — A meat distributor based in Clackamas, Oregon, has recalled more than 28,300 pounds (12,800 kilograms) of ground beef because of concerns the meat may be contaminated with E.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Animal health officials said Tuesday that a strain of avian flu confirmed in a commercial turkey flock in southern Minnesota does not pose a risk to the public and there are no food safety concerns for consumers.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Depending on whom you ask, Maine’s proposed “right to food” constitutional amendment would simply put people in charge of how and what they eat — or would endanger animals and food supplies, and turn urban neighborhoods into cattle pastures.
DENVER (AP) — A salmonella outbreak tied to seafood that Denver-based Northeast Seafood Products Inc. processed or manufactured has sickened at least 82 Coloradans in 14 counties.
Of 102 people in 14 states who got sick from salmonella, all but two live in Colorado or reported traveling to the state the week before they became ill, according to a food safety alert from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha meat processor has recalled more than 295,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Greater Omaha Packing’s recall Thursday.
DEXTER, Mo. (AP) — Tyson Foods is recalling almost 4500 tons (4082.33 metric tonnes) of ready-to-eat chicken products after finding the products may be tainted with listeria bacteria, federal officials announced Thursday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri will not move ahead with a plan to process feral hog meat to help feed poor people after conservation officials said the invasive animals don't meet food safety standards...
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s medicine and food safety regulator on Friday approved China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, making it the first country in the European Union to do so...
ROME (AP) — The vaunted Mediterranean diet and French gastronomy are getting some competition: The European Union's food safety agency says worms are safe to eat...
China is stepping up virus inspections on imported food packaging as cooler weather brings new waves of coronavirus infections in several overseas countries, Chinese officials said Wednesday...
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Thousands of people marched in Taipei's streets on Sunday demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U...
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that although a market in the Chinese city of Wuhan selling live animals likely played a significant role in the emergence of the new coronavirus, it does not recommend that such markets be shut down globally...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government has decided to once again allow raw beef products to be imported into the United States from Brazil, a move that has angered some cattlemen and food safety groups who are voicing concerns about the quality of the meat...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — At eight months pregnant, government food inspector Rosalie Arriaga was scheduled in March 2018 to handle twice her normal workload at the meat processing plants she was assigned to cover...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government finalized a new rule for most U.S. pork processing plants Tuesday that allows meatpackers to remove limits on the speed of production lines and place more animal inspection and food safety tasks with company employees...
NEW YORK (AP) — Could Brexit bring America's "chlorinated chicken" to the United Kingdom?
The European Union has long refused to import poultry from the United States that is routinely rinsed with chemical washes to kill germs...
Animal waste tainting fresh produce is one of the major causes of food-borne ailments. So farmers markets and pick-your-own growers who fear fecal contamination are increasingly guarded about tolerating pets near their edibles...
HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as a fixture in a remote Alaska general store is being forced out after officials notified the store owners that the cat's presence violates food safety standards...
BOSTON -- The Baker-Polito Administration has awarded $300,000 in grants to 21 Massachusetts farms, including one in Lunenburg, to install practices that improve food safety within their operations.
The emptied-out produce shelves greeting consumers at grocery stores after the recent romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak show just how much work lies ahead to modernize the nations food safety laws.
In retrospect, passing a landmark regulatory overhaul eight years ago was the easy part.
NEW YORK (AP) — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce, the produce industry is confronting the failure of its own safety measures in preventing contaminations...
A national environmental research and advocacy group Wednesday issued a second report documenting traces of the herbicide Roundup in popular oat cereals such as Cheerios, saying that its presence in food creates an unnecessary cancer risk to children.
At least 92 people in 29 states, including North Carolina, have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
Food safety, including food recalls and alerts, is one of the more important issues covered in this column.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service is responsible for recalls involving meat, including fish, poultry and processed egg products (https://tinyurl.com/y9v6lr76).
Q: I read a few years ago that someone wound up with tapeworms after eating raw fish, and now it has apparently happened again. What’s the deal?
A: Because we’re familiar with both incidents you’re referring to, we think it’s a good idea to start by letting any sensitive readers know that we’ll be discussing worms and intestines, with details that may be unsettling.
Q: I read a few years ago that someone wound up with tapeworms after eating raw fish, and now it has apparently happened again. What’s the deal? A: Because we’re familiar with both incidents you’re referring to, we think it’s a good idea to start by letting any sensitive readers know that we’ll be discussing worms and intestines, with details that may be unsettling.
Consumers have grown to love convenience salads, from tubs of pre-washed baby spinach to bags of chopped romaine.
There’s only one problem with these modern-day conveniences: They’re regularly implicated in foodborne illness outbreaks.
Are third-world countries getting the short end of the stick when it comes to food safety? A story published in early 2017 in the Jamaican Observer gives an account from Lisa Hanna, a member of the South East St.
Database of inspections and number of violations found by Iowa Department of Inspections so far in 2017.
For the period ending Dec. 8. To file a complaint, call the state Environment Department at 505-837-1840.
AMY BIEHL COMMUNITY SCHOOL, 310 Avenida del Sur. Cited for rodent droppings in janitor closet, lunch room and office, and old unused equipment in building and janitor closet attracting pests.
LOGAN — Aromas of holiday foods often bring to mind the sweet memories of years past. Whether a large family gathering, office party or potluck, the holidays are filled with traditional foods that bring people together.
Consumers with trays of H-E-B Fully Cooked Smoked Seasoned Shredded Beef with BBQ sauce in their fridge or freezer are being urged to throw away or return the product due to possibility of plastic in the product.
For the period ending September 12. To file a complaint call the state Environment Department at 827-1840.
TESUQUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 1555 Bishops Lodge Road. Cited for milk refrigerator door out of adjustment, dust on air conditioning vents and burned out exhaust hood light.
For the period ending June 29. To file a complaint, please call the state Environment Department at 505-827-1840.
PHILLIPS 66, U.S. 285. Cited for failure to fix ventilation problem.
Since catering is one of the largest expenses in a wedding budget, couples can often find themselves struggling to satisfy their visions of a dream wedding and finicky guests. One of the ways couples can please guests and keep costs low is by doing the catering themselves.
WASHINGTON, – Golden Gourmet, an Americus, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,248 pounds of frozen entree products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
For the period ending March 23. To file a complaint, call the state Environment Department at 505-827-1840.
DR. FIELD GOODS MOBILE UNIT, 2860 Cerrillos Road. Cited for torn screen on window and particle accumulation on skylight.
WASHINGTON – King’s Command Foods, LLC., a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 63,252 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
For the period ending Nov. 18. To file a complaint, call the state Environment Department at 505-827-1840.
AMANECER HEAD START, 1320 Agua Fría St. Cited for dirty lights and ceiling fan and chipping paint.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Will Donald Trump remake school lunches into his fast-food favorites of burgers and fried chicken when he's president?
Children grumbling about healthier school meal rules championed by first lady Michelle Obama may have reason to cheer Trump's election as the billionaire businessman is a proud patron of Kentucky Fried Chicken and McDonald's while promising to curb federal regulations.
For the period ending Oct. 28. To file a complaint, call the state Environment Department at 505-827-1840.
PAISANO, 3140 Cerrillos Road. Meat: Cited for drain condensation lines not protected, problem with light protection, lack of internal thermometer in walk-in, particle accumulation on nonfood contact surfaces and beans not proper temperature.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Thanksgiving is still several days away, but it might already be time to take your turkey out of the freezer.
Depending on the size of the bird, it can take up to six days to thaw a Turkey in the refrigerator, and the Illinois Department of Public Health is reminding people why it's important that the meat is completely defrosted before cooking.