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  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:01:09 +0000: Food safety universe dimmer with the loss of two bright stars - Food Safety News
    Editor’s note: This column by Ben Chapman was originally posted on and is reposted here with permission. I never met Dave Theno. I saw him speak a few times at IAFP (International Association for Food Protection), and other places; he had a fantastic story to tell. He had the experience of cleaning up after... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:42 +0000: County won’t name food vendor behind Rifle Rodeo outbreak - Food Safety News
    Health officials say they’re sure food from a specific vendor at the Rifle Rodeo in Garfield County, CO, caused an outbreak that sickened 40 percent of attendees, but they won’t name the rodeo organizer or the food vendor — neither of whom obtained required permits and neither of whom will be fined. About 80 of... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:01 +0000: More independence for the European Food Safety Authority - Food Safety News
    Ever since the European Food Safety Authority was founded 15 years ago, it has claimed to operate independently of its European Union funding sources, including the legislative and executive institutions of the Commission, Council, Parliament and EU Member States. The Authority is an agency of the EU, but one that is housed in Parma, Italy, not Brussels,... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:12:49 +0000: U.S. stops all imports of Brazilian beef for food safety concerns - Food Safety News
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring food safety problems documented since March, when the agency began inspecting 100 percent of all meat from the South American country. During his confirmation hearing 12 weeks ago, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he thought an embargo against... Continue Reading
  • Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:01:28 +0000: FDA, U.S. Marshals raid Minnesota warehouse, seize food - Food Safety News
    Professional Warehouse and Distribution Inc., a repeat offender on the FDA’s books, won’t be storing food for human consumption any more according to the owner who spoke after U.S. Marshals seized food from the rodent-infested facility. The marshals went in on June 15 after the U.S. Department of Justice, working at the request of the... Continue Reading

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