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  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:01:36 +0000: Doughnut shop norovirus outbreak mystifies local officials - Food Safety News
    A county health commissioner told Maumee City Council members Monday night that they “may never know” the source of a norovirus outbreak that sickened almost 400 customers of a doughnut shop in suburban Toledo. It’s been two weeks since the news broke about patrons of Mama C’s Donuts & Coffee becoming ill with the telltale, sudden... Continue Reading
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:00:36 +0000: USDA offers cramming sessions on ‘wild caught’ catfish regs - Food Safety News
    Ten days away from the beginning of full enforcement of USDA catfish inspections, the department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is doing a little remedial training for “wild-caught” producers. The FSIS has scheduled educational meetings today at the Holiday Inn Memphis Airport and Convention Center, and on Friday at the Florida Bass Conservation Center in Webster,... Continue Reading
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:00:35 +0000: Backyard flock Salmonella victims triple, 1 dead; more expected - Food Safety News
    So far this year, preschoolers account for a third of the 961 confirmed victims in a Salmonella outbreak that has turned deadly and been traced to backyard poultry flocks. There had already been more confirmed infections related to backyard flocks by Aug. 11 this year than in all of 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The... Continue Reading
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:33:13 +0000: Former USDA officials say feds critically short of veterinarians - Food Safety News
    Sometimes when a door swings open, opportunity for change has the chance to enter. That’s what some members of the National Association of Federal Veterinarians are hoping will happen now that two top food safety positions at the U.S, Department of Agriculture are in line for new leadership. On July 31, Al Almanza retired from... Continue Reading
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:01:28 +0000: FDA warns bakery about mold, slime, ignorance of the law - Food Safety News
    A bakery in New Mexico is on notice from the FDA for failing to take required steps to ensure that food handling techniques, facility cleaning and sanitization, and pest protection are in accordance with food safety regulations. Staff from the Food and Drug Administration inspected the Gallup, NM, location of K&B Company Inc. on May 8-15 and discovered the “serious violations,” according to a July 5 warning letter made public... Continue Reading

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