Trichinellosis is a parasitic disease that results from consumption of raw or undercooked meat infected by roundworm species in the genus Trichinella. Early signs and symptoms occur 1–2 days after ingestion and include diarrhea, abdominal pain, fatigue, nausea, and vomiting. Systemic signs and symptoms, which typically occur 1–2 weeks after ingestion and last for 1–8

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that, on behalf of the agency, the U.S. Marshals Service conducted a mass seizure of FDA-regulated spices and food additive products held for sale under insanitary conditions. Specifically, these food products were exposed to widespread rodent infestation as well as other pests, such as live and dead

September 29, 2021: Alianza Nacional de Campesinas welcomes the Biden-Harris administration’s multi-pronged approach to address heat stress, and emphasizes the need to rapidly implement these efforts in a manner that upholds the rights of workers and communities. This cross-agency initiative plans to begin the rulemaking process to create a federal heat standard, provide cooling assistance

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are collecting different types of data to investigate a multistate outbreak of E. coli O121 infections linked to cake mix.

As of July 27, 2021, 16 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O121 have been

To protect Canadians from possible health risks, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is implementing temporary import conditions for romaine lettuce from the Salinas Valley (Santa CruzSanta ClaraSan Benito, and Monterey) in California for the 2021 growing season.

Between September 30 and December 31, 2021, importers of romaine

August 19, 2021

Ms. Sandra Eskin
Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety
Food Safety and Inspection Service
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