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  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:01:59 +0000: French baby formula scandal broadens; retailers blame Lactalis - Food Safety News
    Negative news keeps piling up for French dairy giant Lactalis, which recalled 12 million cans of baby milk in December because of a multi-country Salmonella outbreak traced to the product. Forty infants across France, Spain and Greece have been confirmed in the Salmonella Agona outbreak. Lactalis distributed the product to 86 countries. The company sells... Continue Reading
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:00:19 +0000: FDA warns supplement maker food safety ignorance no defense - Food Safety News
    A dietary supplement manufacturer is on notice from the FDA because the firm’s products were prepared, packed, or held under conditions whereby they may have become contaminated with filth, or whereby they may have been rendered injurious to heath. Staff from the Food and Drug Administration inspected the San Francisco, CA, location of Reishi D. International Inc. from Aug. 2-7, 2017, and discovered  “serious violations” of the... Continue Reading
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:00:17 +0000: Spring chickens have sprung; CDC warns of pathogen dangers - Food Safety News
    Baby chick season is upon us. Some say the big question is whether the chicken or the egg came first, but public health pros say a more important question is whether you know the food safety do’s and don’ts involved with backyard flocks. In 2017, live poultry was responsible for 10 Salmonella outbreaks in the United States, sickening more... Continue Reading
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:09:49 +0000: Michigan posts 25th hepatitis A death; restaurant worker sick - Food Safety News
    An outbreak of hepatitis A has claimed another life in Michigan. Also, another restaurant worker has tested positive for the highly contagious virus, exposing an unknown number of people who ate at a Red Lobster in the past month. The death toll in Michigan stands at 25 as of the state health department’s most recent... Continue Reading
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:01:44 +0000: Pilgrim’s Pride recalls 50 tons of chicken patties for rubber bits - Food Safety News
    Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. is recalling more than 50 tons of ready-to-eat chicken patties from schools and other institutions nationwide after a consumer complained of finding rubber in the product. The 101,310 pounds of Gold Kist Farms breaded chicken patties, produced Sept. 2, 2017, are packed in 30-pound boxes with six 5-pound bags inside. The packaging... Continue Reading

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