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  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:05:18 +0000: Comment now on proposed safety guidance for fresh sprouts - Food Safety News
    Beginning today, the FDA is accepting comments on proposed guidance designed to improve the safety of fresh sprouts, which have been responsible for at least 50 outbreaks in the past two decades. The proposed guidance would apply to all entities in the food supply chain, from seed producers through distributors and on to those who... Continue Reading
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:02:49 +0000: Norwegian agency assesses Listeria risk from sushi - Food Safety News
    Proper storage of raw seafood and good hygiene is important to avoid contaminating sushi with Listeria at amounts that can cause illness, according to a risk assessment in Norway. The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) looked at Listeria monocytogenes in sushi after a Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) request, so the agency... Continue Reading
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:01:11 +0000: Study links Cryptosporidium outbreak to raw, organic cheese - Food Safety News
    Researchers in France have described an outbreak of Cryptosporidium linked to unpasteurized, raw milk white cheese. In November 2017, a gastroenteritis outbreak was reported at a school in Loire-Atlantique, western France, with more than 150 sick people. Cryptosporidiosis appears to be largely underdiagnosed in the general population in France and Cryptosporidium is not always covered by labs... Continue Reading
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:34:31 +0000: Lab tests prompt Keurig Dr Pepper to recall water because of arsenic level - Food Safety News
    The Keurig Dr Pepper company today announced a recall of an unspecified volume of its Peñafiel brand unflavored mineral spring water because an independent laboratory found “volative levels of arsenic” in samples. The company reported the unflavored spring water was imported from Mexico. All date codes of all unflavored Peñafiel mineral spring water products, including ... Continue Reading
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:05:03 +0000: Infant formula pulled from Walmart stores nationwide because of metal - Food Safety News
    Parent’s Choice Advantage infant formula, which is sold exclusively at Walmart stores, is under recall nationwide because of a consumer report about metal in the product. Perrigo Company PLC announced the recall of more than 23,000 containers of the “Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron” today. The specific product covered by the... Continue Reading

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