Food Safety News - 01/06/2022 WHO reports show food safety strategy progress

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WHO reports show food safety strategy progress
By Joe Whitworth on Jan 06, 2022 12:06 am
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published two reports from meetings of a group working on its revised food safety strategy. WHO’s food safety strategy for 2022 to 2030 will be taken up by the 75th World Health Assembly in May. The FAO will also present an updated food safety strategy this year. The first Technical... Continue Reading


Study finds climate change could worsen microbial contamination of raw milk
By News Desk on Jan 06, 2022 12:04 am
Climate change could have a big impact on the microbiological quality of raw milk in Europe, according to a study. While many organisms suffer from the increased temperatures of climate change, some E. coli strains seem to be thriving. The danger is they have the potential to adapt to withstand the pasteurization process. Unpasteurized, raw... Continue Reading


FDA continues investigations into several outbreaks of foodborne illnesses
By News Desk on Jan 06, 2022 12:03 am
The patient count continues to rise in an outbreak of infections from Salmonella Javiana. Officials from the Food and Drug Administration report that the outbreak has now sickened at least 64 people. As of this past week, the patient count stood at 60 patients. No cause has been identified for the ongoing outbreak. The FDA... Continue Reading


Center for Produce Safety funds 12 new research projects with $3.9 million
By News Desk on Jan 06, 2022 12:01 am
The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has funded 12 new research projects, valued at just more than $3.9 million, to help answer some of the industry’s most urgent produce food safety questions. The topics included in the 12 projects are risk evaluation and mitigation of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella, Cyclospora control, and sanitation for harvesting... Continue Reading


Hepatitis A outbreak may have killed one in Pennsylvania; restaurant implicated
By News Desk on Jan 05, 2022 05:51 pm
State officials are reporting a hepatitis A outbreak among patrons of an unnamed Italian restaurant in Pennsylvania. One death is being investigated as part of the outbreak. The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health are investigating the outbreak in southeast Pennsylvania. Health officials report that there are eight confirmed... Continue Reading


Consumer Reports issues alert on certain ground beef after finding E. coli O157:H7
By News Desk on Jan 05, 2022 05:27 pm
Consumer Reports is advising the public to not eat a certain type of ground beef sold at Kroger and other supermarkets because independent testing has shown positive results for contamination with E. coli O157:H7. The public alert comes after the organization tested a sample of ground beef sold under the Kroger brand, but the other... Continue Reading
 
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