Food Safety News - 01/09/2022 Scientists invent biodegradable bacteria-killing packaging

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Scientists invent biodegradable bacteria-killing packaging
By News Desk on Jan 09, 2022 12:03 am
Scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Nanyang Technological University Singapore have developed a biodegradable food packaging material that kills harmful microbes and could extend the shelf-life of fresh fruit by two to three days. Having an antibacterial and biodegradable alternative for food packaging could be hugely beneficial for waste reductions and... Continue Reading

Human infections decline in Norway but pathogens stable in food-producing animals
By News Desk on Jan 09, 2022 12:01 am
Most pathogens decreased in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic and reduced travel, according to a report published by the Norwegian Veterinary Institute. Diseases transmitted between animals and humans are called zoonoses. The decline in humans was highest for campylobacteriosis, salmonellosis and E. coli infections, mainly because of fewer travel associated cases. Occurrence of most... Continue Reading

Company initiates nationwide recall of beef sticks because of undeclared milk
By News Desk on Jan 08, 2022 02:39 pm
Abbyland Foods Inc. of Abbotsford, WI, is recalling 14,976 pounds of beef sticks because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The product was distributed nationwide. The company initiated the... Continue Reading

Some Trader Joe’s soycutash recalled for concerns about Listeria contamination
By News Desk on Jan 08, 2022 02:24 pm
Sno Pac Foods Inc. of Caledonia, MN, if recalling Trader Joe’s brand soycutash from a store in Monrovia, CA, because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled items has an item number of 99319 and is a mix of sweet corn, shelled edamame and red bell peppers. The product is sole in 16-ounce packages.... Continue Reading

Dole, Marketside, President’s Choice, Kroger, other brands of salads recalled for Listeria risk
By News Desk on Jan 08, 2022 01:39 pm
Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling all Dole-branded and private label packaged salads described below processed at its Springfield, OH, and Soledad, CA, production facilities containing iceberg lettuce, because of a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. Dozens of products are subject to this recall. Some of the products were distributed in Canada. Most of... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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