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  • Sat, 24 Jul 2021 04:03:37 +0000: Switzerland sees decline in most infections for 2020 - Food Safety News

    Campylobacter and Salmonella infections declined in Switzerland in 2020 while Listeria was stable despite a large outbreak. E. coli reports fell for the first time since 2014. The COVID-19 pandemic likely influenced disease reports, researchers said. Factors such as resources being diverted to coronavirus, hygiene measures and travel restrictions may explain the trend. The Federal... Continue Reading

  • Sat, 24 Jul 2021 00:52:37 +0000: Jimmy John’s franchisee could have to pay punitive damages in E. coli case - Food Safety News

    A man who was sickened by contaminated sprouts on a Jimmy John’s sandwich has been given permission by a Utah judge to seek punitive damages in a case related to his 2020 illness. Travis Knorr and his wife Aimee Knorr filed the civil case in Utah’s Third Judicial District Court in Salt Lake City on... Continue Reading

  • Fri, 23 Jul 2021 04:05:07 +0000: Judge orders Amos Miller to pay $250,000 fine within 30 days or risk jail - Food Safety News

    Federal Judge Edward G. Smith today signed a 39-page order imposing sanctions on Amos Miller and Miller’s Organic Farm, including a $250,000 fine and other penalties. “In order to effect defendants’ future compliance, by making them aware of the seriousness of their violations and the consequences for future violations, defendants are ordered to pay to the United States,... Continue Reading

  • Fri, 23 Jul 2021 04:03:29 +0000: Global Salmonella outbreak linked to melons from Honduras - Food Safety News

    Almost 350 confirmed and 50 more possible Salmonella infections have been recorded across Europe and in the United Kingdom linked to melons. Some patients live in the United States. Between mid-March and early July, 348 people fell ill due to Salmonella Braenderup and 68 needed hospital treatment but none have died. Four people were sick... Continue Reading

  • Fri, 23 Jul 2021 04:01:11 +0000: STOP Foodborne Illness delivers plan to improve U.S. food recall process - Food Safety News

    Nonprofit activist group, STOP Foodborne Illness, has announced that the organization has finalized recommendations to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to modernize the nation’s food recall system.  The recommendations, titled “Collaborative Plan to Achieve Customer-Focused Recall Modernization,” outline the steps needed for the U.S. to improve its recall process. STOP Foodborne Illness sees the... Continue Reading

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