FOOD SAFETY: Study evaluates Salmonella’s impact on Hungary consumers
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FOOD SAFETY: Study evaluates Salmonella’s impact on Hungary consumers

Researchers in Hungary have estimated that Salmonella infections can have a significant impact on consumer wellbeing. Salmonellosis are the most common foodborne diseases in Hungary. Based on data from 2014 and 2018, Hungarian rates of confirmed Salmonella cases were more than two times higher than the European average, according to the research report published in…

FOOD SAFETY: Publisher’s Platform: Famous Anthony’s should cover the medical costs of hepatitis A victims and wage loss, and vaccinate employees.
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FOOD SAFETY: Publisher’s Platform: Famous Anthony’s should cover the medical costs of hepatitis A victims and wage loss, and vaccinate employees.

I have spoken to and been retained over the past weeks by dozens Roanoke residents who are sickened and the family members who lost their loved one to hepatitis B. It was caused by eating at a restaurant where an unvaccinated employee, who was infectious, failed to wash his hands after using the toilet. Some…

FOOD SAFETY: Canada and the U.S. are part of a Salmonella outbreak that is linked to tahini/halva
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FOOD SAFETY: Canada and the U.S. are part of a Salmonella outbreak that is linked to tahini/halva

The outbreak of Salmonella in tahini from Syria and halva in Canada has reached Europe. The United States reported six Salmonella Mbandaka cases. One in 2020, and six others this year. Interviews with two people were conducted: Both reported shopping in international markets that stock mainly Middle Eastern food and ingredients. They also reported eating…

FOOD SAFETY: Thirteen restaurants in the Seattle area remain closed due to public health violations
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FOOD SAFETY: Thirteen restaurants in the Seattle area remain closed due to public health violations

Harbor City Restaurant at 707 S King St. in Seattle has been closed by a Public Health food inspector on Oct. 14, 2021, because of the following food safety violations: Pest infest Sewage backup Excessive critical violations (95 red critical points) The establishment will be reopened after the inspector confirms that all issues have been…

FOOD SAFETY: Report shows pandemic and Brexit impacts on UK food microbiology laboratory
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FOOD SAFETY: Report shows pandemic and Brexit impacts on UK food microbiology laboratory

The COVID-19 pandemic and EU exit put “pressure” on the United Kingdom’s main lab for food microbiology, according to an annual report. Public Health England is the UK’s national laboratory (NRL), for food microbiology. Despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and pressures from the European Union, the NRL participated in all EURL activities. It…

FOOD SAFETY: Raw milk recalled in Washington after sampling reveals E. coli contamination
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FOOD SAFETY: Raw milk recalled in Washington after sampling reveals E. coli contamination

Williams Valley Family Farm LLC of Clayton, WA, is recalling retail, raw whole milk because of E. coli contamination. The recall was initiated after routine sampling conducted by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) revealed the presence of toxin-producing E. coli in the farm’s unpasteurized, raw milk dated Oct. 20-28.  There is concern that consumers…

FOOD SAFETY: Patient dies in hepatitis A outbreak traced to restaurants in Virginia
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FOOD SAFETY: Patient dies in hepatitis A outbreak traced to restaurants in Virginia

One person has died in a hepatitis A outbreak associated with three restaurants in the Roanoke, VA, area, according to state officials, and two more people have been added to the patient list. “We don’t believe there is an ongoing threat to the public,” said Christ Wills of the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts,…

FOOD SAFETY: Administrative Procedures Act review is required for USDA’s denial of poultry handling rule
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FOOD SAFETY: Administrative Procedures Act review is required for USDA’s denial of poultry handling rule

. A federal judge has ruled that he can review the denial a rulemaking petition suggesting that USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service should ban behavior that could cause birds to die, other than through slaughter. The FSIS rejected the 2019, petition, stating that its humane handling authority doesn’t extend beyond poultry slaughterhouses. In August…

FOOD SAFETY: In Germany, recorded outbreaks fell in 2020. Pandemic was most likely
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FOOD SAFETY: In Germany, recorded outbreaks fell in 2020. Pandemic was most likely

. According to a report, the number of foodborne illnesses reported in Germany was halved in 2020,. However, there was a large Salmonella outbreak that was linked to dried coconut imported from China. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI), and Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety(BVL) both stated that the coronavirus epidemic was a…

FOOD SAFETY: FDA announces plan to tamp down sodium consumption in U.S. diets
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FOOD SAFETY: FDA announces plan to tamp down sodium consumption in U.S. diets

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is out with final guidance titled: “Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals: Target Mean and Upper Bound Concentrations for Sodium in Commercially Processed, Packaged, and Prepared Foods,” which provides voluntary short-term sodium reduction targets for food manufacturers, chain restaurants and foodservice operators for 163 categories of processed, packaged and prepared foods.…

FOOD SAFETY: Recall of pork pellets and snacks made with them due to reinspection issue
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FOOD SAFETY: Recall of pork pellets and snacks made with them due to reinspection issue

Evans Food Group Ltd. of Chicago is recalling 10,359 pounds of pork pellet products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The pork pellet products were imported on Sept. 15 and further processed into a variety of pork…

FOOD SAFETY: The mystery Salmonella Oranienburg epidemic continues to grow
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FOOD SAFETY: The mystery Salmonella Oranienburg epidemic continues to grow

. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak remains a mystery in its first update in 2 weeks. It’s a growing mystery. With 592 people now infected in 36 states. The outbreak picked up 173 new cases since CDC’s last report on Sept. 30, and during that time,…

FOOD SAFETY: Consumer complaints of plastic in ground turkey leads Butterball to recall 7 tons
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FOOD SAFETY: Consumer complaints of plastic in ground turkey leads Butterball to recall 7 tons

Butterball, LLC, of Mount Olive, NC,  is recalling 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic.  According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announcement, the problem was discovered when FSIS and the establishment received consumer complaints reporting pieces of blue plastic…

RECIPE: How To Use Leftover Pumpkin Puree
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RECIPE: How To Use Leftover Pumpkin Puree

Do you have leftover fresh or canned pumpkin purée? I’m sharing 30+ recipes that use up the last of your pumpkin puree, plus best ways to store it. I bake a lot of pumpkin treats in the fall season and I know many of you do too, so this post is extra handy! It’s easy…

BUSINESS: Industry-Leading Webinar On ‘Empowering The GCC Digital Workforce’ By ProHance
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BUSINESS: Industry-Leading Webinar On ‘Empowering The GCC Digital Workforce’ By ProHance

The need for a hybrid; but cohesive workforce that is efficient and effective has never been more important Gurgaon, Haryana Oct 14, 2021 (Issuewire.com)  – The time for change has finally arrived. As more and more of our lives become digital, it is vital that we find new ways to empower the GCC Digital workforce so…

BUSINESS: Shivam Thakur Won Gold Medal In Indo-Nepal International Championship By SGADF
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BUSINESS: Shivam Thakur Won Gold Medal In Indo-Nepal International Championship By SGADF

Agra, Uttar Pradesh Oct 13, 2021 (Issuewire.com)  – SGADF organized the 6th Indo Nepal championship with great enthusiasm and joy Nepal SGADF  collaborated with school games and activity development foundation (SGADF) and conducted the tournament from 3rd October 2021 to 7th October 2021. The players from India participated in five different games including shooting, badminton, Athletics,…

BUSINESS: GITEX Future Stars: GELLIFY Is The Official Innovation Partner For The Second Year In A Row
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BUSINESS: GITEX Future Stars: GELLIFY Is The Official Innovation Partner For The Second Year In A Row

Bringing startups and corporates together GELLIFY seeks to shape the region’s innovation capacities Dubai, United Arab Emirates Oct 12, 2021 (Issuewire.com)  –   GELLIFY is the official innovation partner second year in a row at the GITEX Future Stars, the startup event of the year which will be held from the 17th to the 20th October…

BUSINESS: Pareto Consulting Launches Affordable White-Label Programs For US-Based Agencies!
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BUSINESS: Pareto Consulting Launches Affordable White-Label Programs For US-Based Agencies!

Greater Metropolitan Area, Philippines Oct 12, 2021 (Issuewire.com)  – With 30 years of combined experience and 50+ satisfied companies later, Pareto Consulting finally opens white-label programs for the US and UK-based branding, marketing, and creative agencies. Pareto Consulting, a company based in the Philippines, is launching its White-Label Agency Program for the first time abroad to…

FOOD SAFETY: Face egg shortage or adopt national standard are choices for Massachusetts
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FOOD SAFETY: Face egg shortage or adopt national standard are choices for Massachusetts

The country is ready to panic over all sorts of shortages, but Massachusetts has something specific to fear: an egg shortage. It is so bad a possibility that some call it an “Egg Armageddon.” And unlike some of the shortages causing empty shelves around the country, the possibility of an egg shortage has Massachusetts politicians…

FOOD SAFETY: Salmonella outbreak linked to tahini and halva from Syria expands in Europe
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FOOD SAFETY: Salmonella outbreak linked to tahini and halva from Syria expands in Europe

More sick people and Salmonella types are part of an outbreak in Europe linked to tahini and halva from Syria. More than 120 people have now been affected since 2019 in Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands with at least five types of Salmonella linked to the outbreak. Officials have provided Food Safety News…

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