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Latest Food Safety and Inspection Service Stories

2014-04-22 08:32:56

LITTLE ROCK, AR, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Vivione Biosciences Inc. ("Vivione") (TSXV:VBI), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Vivione Biosciences, LLC, is pleased to announced that, following a lengthy and vigorous process, the USDA FSIS (US Department of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Services) has issued Vivione a Letter of No Objection ("LNO") for its RAPID-B non-O157 Shigatoxigenic group of Escherichia coli ("STEC") Test Kit, intended for the rapid screening of beef trim...

2014-03-29 23:03:37

Nutriom products found to be safe by USDA-FSIS laboratory. Lacey, WA (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Nutriom LLC is a small, family-owned and operated company, founded by an immigrant who came to this country more than 30 years ago looking for opportunity. Nutriom has developed a new technology for dehydrating eggs using its unique, patent-pending drying technology. Nutriom produces a dehydrated egg (“Egg Crystals™”) that when mixed with water and cooked, functions and tastes just like fresh...

2014-01-29 23:04:18

The “Rebel Chef,” French can cook anything, anytime, anywhere and showed the world in 2012 as winner of Food Network’s Extreme Chef. New York (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Parties and food are an integral part of Super Bowl Sunday, and for the millions of Americans watching the game and celebrating with their families and friends, foodborne illness, such as norovirus, is not an invited guest. As an extension of their national Food Safe Families public service advertising (PSA) campaign,...

2014-01-08 16:27:01

USDA cost-cutting plan would turn over inspections to poultry processors, increase risk of foodborne illnesses WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees has joined with food and worker safety groups in calling on Congress to reject a budget proposal from USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to implement a new poultry inspection system during FY 2014. AFGE and the other groups also are urging Congress to restore...

Federal Regulators Need More Control On Salmonella Fight: Pew Report
2013-12-20 11:32:59

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An ongoing salmonella outbreak that has been linked to a California chicken producer highlights the need for more action to be taken by federal regulators to step up food safety rules and regulations to protect American consumers. Foster Farms, the sixth-largest chicken producer in the US, is behind a string of salmonella outbreaks that has so far sickened more than 500 people in 29 states since 2012. The latest outbreak, which...

2013-12-03 08:34:47

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced today that Dr. Elisabeth Hagen, currently serving as Under Secretary for Food Safety at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), will join Deloitte's consumer products practice as a food safety senior advisor with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Dr. Hagen will advise Deloitte's clients on increased regulatory requirements, food and product safety challenges, supply chain, Traceback, prevention-based policies, strategy...

2013-11-25 16:30:19

SafetyChain Software helps companies improve food safety and quality management and compliance - while helping save time, save money and create efficiencies that contribute to the bottom line. SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SafetyChain Software - innovators of realtime Safety Chain Management Solutions that automate, streamline and improve food safety and quality assurance (FSQA) while promoting regulatory, 3(rd) party and customer compliance -helps companies meet USDA's...

E Coli Contamination Forces Recall Of Ready-Made Products
2013-11-11 08:57:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Richmond, California gourmet food company is recalling more than 180,000 pounds of ready-to-eat products containing chicken due to a high risk of E. coli contamination, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA said that Glass Onion Catering, which produces ready-made salads and sandwich wraps, has shipped the potentially contaminated food products to distribution centers in Arizona, California, Nevada, New...

2013-10-11 23:01:50

The current government shutdown has unexpectedly brought food safety to the fore once again in the United States, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research firm said that last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued an alert for Salmonella in Foster Farms chicken, but Kalorama further notes that poultry and poultry product testing are exempt from the shutdown, but in event situations, some related...

2013-10-11 00:21:40

Comprehensive Process and New Technology to Ensure Safety LIVINGSTON, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today reviewed Foster Farms' safety plan for its three California facilities in Livingston and Fresno. This follows Foster Farms' implementation of several new food safety controls over the last two months and the company's commitment to install added processes during an enhanced inspection period over the next 90 days. "We...