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  • Sat, 30 May 2020 04:03:42 +0000: Hong Kong outbreak linked to sandwiches sickens 200 - Food Safety News
    More than 220 people are part of an outbreak in Hong Kong linked to sandwiches. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health reported 229 people were sick and 45 needed hospital treatment after eating the implicated sandwiches. It was previously reported that 27 people were sick and five needed hospital treatment.... Continue Reading
  • Sat, 30 May 2020 04:03:05 +0000: Survey finds hygiene focus when eating out after COVID-19 lockdown - Food Safety News
    Three quarters of respondents to a survey in the United Kingdom say good hygiene will be more of a factor in choosing a restaurant than before the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Results from the second COVID-19 British Foodservice Sentiment Study by The NPD Group show trust will be an important issue as foodservice... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 29 May 2020 20:29:36 +0000: Georgia woman pleads guilty to selling unregistered pesticides on Ebay - Food Safety News
    A Georgia woman who sold an unregistered pesticide, which she claimed protected against viruses such as COVID-19, has pleaded guilty to violating the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Rong Sun, aka Vicky Sun, 34, of Fayetteville, GA, pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John K. Larkins III. Sentencing has been scheduled for... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 29 May 2020 04:05:51 +0000: Poland’s Salmonella poultry problem continues - Food Safety News
    A variety of European countries have issued nearly 100 warnings about Salmonella in chilled and frozen poultry from Poland since the start of March this year. Data from the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) portal shows alerts from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Italy, France and Romania. Most notifications... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 29 May 2020 04:04:53 +0000: Local health departments feeling the strain of coronavirus pandemic - Food Safety News
    The COVID-19 global outbreak is hitting local health departments hard with some having to cut inspections of restaurants and other retail food establishments, according to new data from a national organization representing more than 3,000 local governments. Staffing issues caused by responses to the pandemic have stripped bare the bones of city and county health... Continue Reading

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