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FDA will continue scaled back inspections for foreign food through March

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    FDA will continue scaled back inspections for foreign food through March The Food and Drug Administration has extended the previously announced temporary changes to its inspectional activities to ensure the safety of its employees and those of the firms it regulates. The reduction of inspections comes “as the agency further adapts to the […]

Publisher’s Platform: Why didn’t health department report deadly hepatitis A outbreak earlier?

Publisher’s Platform: Why didn’t health department report deadly hepatitis A outbreak earlier?

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    Publisher’s Platform: Why didn’t health department report deadly hepatitis A outbreak earlier? – OPINION – Unanswered questions: If the exposure at the restaurant occurred at the end of November 2021, why was the public not alerted until January 2022? For those that became sick, was there a common day or days that they […]

FDA will continue scaled back inspections for foreign food through March

Smoothies recalled because of natural toxins in raw elderberries

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    Smoothies recalled because of natural toxins in raw elderberries Consumer complaints about smoothies sold online causing illnesses have resulted in the recall of Evive brand smoothies that have raw elderberries. Evive Nutrition Inc, is recalling its “Immunity Super Functional Smoothie” because of the raw elderberries, which contain cyanogenic glycosides, a natural toxin, according […]

FDA will continue scaled back inspections for foreign food through March

Foodborne illness and food imports among top concerns for Australians

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    Foodborne illness and food imports among top concerns for Australians Imported food and foodborne illness are among the top concerns for consumers, according to a survey in Australia. Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) commissioned the University of Adelaide to get insight into consumers’ responses to food safety incidents and outbreaks. Data from […]

FDA will continue scaled back inspections for foreign food through March

Study reveals parasites in berries; scientists say new protection system needed

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    Study reveals parasites in berries; scientists say new protection system needed Cyclospora, Toxoplasma, and Cryptosporidium have been detected in berries sold in Norway. Researchers said findings show the need for a system to ensure the parasitological safety of fresh berries. Blueberries, strawberries and raspberries were tested for Echinococcus multilocularis, Toxoplasma gondii, Cyclospora cayetanensis and Cryptosporidium. Raspberries were […]

FDA will continue scaled back inspections for foreign food through March

Dole reopens salad facilities linked to multi-year Listeria outbreak

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    Dole reopens salad facilities linked to multi-year Listeria outbreak Dole is reopening two salad production plants linked to an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections that has killed at least two people. Dozens of packaged salad varieties sold under brands including those sold by Walmart, Kroger and Lidl were recalled Dec. 22, 2021, after […]

FDA will continue scaled back inspections for foreign food through March

Leftovers: Lay’s fries up potatoes grown in NFL stadium dirt; Opopop creates an interactive popcorn experience

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    Leftovers: Lay’s fries up potatoes grown in NFL stadium dirt; Opopop creates an interactive popcorn experience PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay offers football fans a new way to consume their favorite team, and New Belgium and Imperfect Foods give blemished oranges a second chance in IPA.      

FDA will continue scaled back inspections for foreign food through March