Food Safety News - 02/15/2022 Injunction sought against EPA regarding ban on farm pesticide chlorpyrifos

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Injunction sought against EPA regarding ban on farm pesticide chlorpyrifos
By News Desk on Feb 15, 2022 12:05 am
If you’ve ever had to “walk the beans,” you probably appreciate the use of the farm pesticide chlorpyrifos, which the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last August said it will ban growers from using around food crops in the future. Agricultural groups are seeking a court injunction against the ban and as recently as this past... Continue Reading


Illegal cannabis edibles trend in UK ‘concerning,’ says CIEH
By Joe Whitworth on Feb 15, 2022 12:03 am
Concerns have been raised about the illegal sale of cannabis edibles online in the United Kingdom. Various police forces have warned about the products as they not allowed in the UK. They are mostly sold online via TikTok, Facebook Marketplace, and Snapchat and it is not clear where they are produced or by whom. Edibles... Continue Reading


Some Mexican avocados banned from U.S. import list; FDA alters import rules for some fruit juice, candy and seafood
By Coral Beach on Feb 15, 2022 12:02 am
Although the issue is not specifically food safety, the import of avocados from a state in Mexico has been banned because of a safety threat against a U.S. official. The move comes after a drug cartel struck out at growers in the state of Michoacan, which is Mexico’s only completely permitted state for exporting the... Continue Reading


Eggs and meat among items seized by officials in Portugal
By News Desk on Feb 15, 2022 12:01 am
Portuguese authorities have confiscated 426,000 eggs and 10 tons of meat in different operations regarding food safety and security issues. The Food and Economic Security Authority (ASAE) seized more than 426,000 eggs with an estimated value of around €33,600 ($38,000) during an inspection action aimed at egg grading and packing centers, in the municipality of... Continue Reading


Publisher’s Platform: Is it illegal to sell recalled food? Hell yes it is
By Bill Marler on Feb 14, 2022 06:01 pm
– OPINION – A week ago one of my food safety followers on Twitter sent me this photo that was apparently circulating offering for sale on eBay a product that was recalled over a decade ago. They asked if it was legal for someone to sell a recalled food product. First, after a quick search... Continue Reading
 
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