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  • Sun, 04 Dec 2022 05:03:00 +0000: FSIS seeking public comments on a number of proposed rules and regulations for the USDA - Food Safety News

    The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service are seeking public comments on proposed rules and notices, which are viewable on the FSIS Federal Register & Rulemaking webpage. Of note is that FSIS extended the written comment period on the proposed Salmonella framework to Dec. 16, 2022. Written comments should be submitted through Regulations.gov. Visit the FSIS website to view the Federal Register notice and... Continue Reading

  • Sun, 04 Dec 2022 05:01:00 +0000: Finnish Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen tomato product - Food Safety News

    Frozen tomato cubes were behind a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak in Finland in 2021, according to a new study. It is thought to be the first outbreak in the country linked to a frozen tomato product and the implicated strain had not been detected in Finland before. Several people reported symptoms following meals in late January... Continue Reading

  • Sat, 03 Dec 2022 05:05:00 +0000: Botulism from food causes the death of a respected outdoorsman from Jackson Hole - Food Safety News

    Wyoming social media reports the death of 55-year-old Hans Russell, who succumbed to botulism after being conscious but also completely paralyzed for several weeks in a Salt Lake City hospital. Russell was a popular outdoorsman and river guide in Jackson Hole, WY. His death is blamed on a solo camping trip to Idaho where he... Continue Reading

  • Sat, 03 Dec 2022 05:03:00 +0000: Salmonella dominates Australian outbreaks - Food Safety News

    Salmonella was responsible for more than half of all foodborne outbreaks in Australia in 2017, according to recently released figures. A total of 179 foodborne outbreaks were reported in 2017. They affected 2,130 people resulting in at least 290 hospital admissions and five deaths. Eggs continued to be a source of Salmonella Typhimurium infection across... Continue Reading

  • Fri, 02 Dec 2022 05:07:19 +0000: Europol and Spain lead horse meat fraud investigation - Food Safety News

    European authorities have uncovered a network that sold potentially dangerous horse meat in at least four countries. The operation was coordinated by Europol and the Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil). A video can be seen here. Operation Yucatán targeted the sale of horse meat unsuitable for consumption. The meat was sold on the Spanish, Belgian, German,... Continue Reading