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  • Wed, 20 Jan 2021 05:05:24 +0000: Food poisoning top concern for people in Japan - Food Safety News
    Food poisoning has been the main food safety concern of surveyed Japanese people for almost every year since 2008, according to a study. Food poisoning was ranked as the top food safety related hazard causing concern in 10 of the past 11 surveys from 2004 to 2018. However, the number of cases has decreased in... Continue Reading
  • Wed, 20 Jan 2021 05:03:36 +0000: Researchers examine Listeria tolerance to sanitizers - Food Safety News
    Researchers at the University of Georgia are studying the risk of Listeria monocytogenes developing a tolerance to sanitizers, with a specific focus on fresh produce production plants. The project, titled “Possibility, duration and molecular predictors of sanitizer tolerance in Listeria monocytogenes,” is examining the potential for resistance to chlorine and quaternary ammonium compounds. The research... Continue Reading
  • Wed, 20 Jan 2021 05:02:06 +0000: Sweden publishes a decade of food poisoning data - Food Safety News
    A high number of Campylobacter infections and more cases of Salmonella infection linked to foods of non-animal origin have been identified in Sweden during a 10-year period, according to a new study. The document compiles reported foodborne illness for 2008 to 2018. There were more than 4,000 events of suspected or confirmed disease with 30,964... Continue Reading
  • Tue, 19 Jan 2021 19:36:04 +0000: Lake Champlain recalls well more than 100 chocolate products after consumer complaint of plastic pieces - Food Safety News
    Implicated products in a new chocolate recall have dates covering the past year. Lake Champlain Chocolates launched the action because a consumer found a piece of plastic in a chocolate product from the company. The company reports that it sells chocolate products under several brand names, according to its recall notice posted on the Food... Continue Reading
  • Tue, 19 Jan 2021 05:05:40 +0000: Botulism’s deadly paralysis may be reversed by novel treatment - Food Safety News
    A  novel treatment for botulism that may tame the toxin with therapeutics that have the potential to reverse the deadly paralysis — all coming out of Boston Children’s Hospital. The research on mice is being called a “botulism breakthrough” by Science Daily, the first to publish the work. With fewer than 1,000 confirmed cases a year... Continue Reading

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