In recent years, “mad cow” disease has created considerable confusion for American consumers as it has grabbed headlines, thanks to several now infamous North American bovines – including two recently… Continue Reading
CDC collaborated with public health officials in several states and with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis). Joint investigation efforts… Continue Reading
More on the risks of raw milk sales.
Bill Marler made history with the horrendous 1993 Jack in the Box food poisoning outbreak. Marler represented the most seriously ill child, Brianne Kiner. Four children died and hundreds were… Continue Reading
Thursday, February 5, 07:00 pm on KCTS 9 HD Seattle/Yakima Duration: 0:26:46 Description: Last summer’s Carlton Complex Fire burned 250,000 acres. EarthFix correspondent Courtney Flatt shows how ecologists are working… Continue Reading
The Obama Administration is proposing a radical overhaul of the country’s food safety operations. Instead of having several bodies like the FDA, USDA, and FSIS, President Obama is proposing a single… Continue Reading
My take from the LA TIMES: “Although I applaud that FSIS is setting standards for chicken parts, and doing product testing for salmonella and campylobacter, 15% is too high,” Seattle-based… Continue Reading
I have a hard time figuring out what sign would make the best T-shirt.
Sometimes Foodborne Illness Outbreaks become very public, sometimes they go on behind the scenes with only public health officials, owners of the business, and of course the people sickened by… Continue Reading
And, we seem so worried about imports? Malaysia News reports that the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry has restricted the entry of Gala and Granny Smith apples from the… Continue Reading