Food Safety News - 04/02/2021.... Remote audits in the spotlight at GFSI

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Remote audits in the spotlight at GFSI
By Joe Whitworth on Apr 02, 2021 12:04 am There is a lack of trust in remote audits from some in the food industry, according to an expert who looked into the subject for the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Solely remote audits are not GFSI recognized but a blended audit, which involves virtual and onsite checks, is accepted. Certification program owners such as... Continue Reading

Leave the live bunnies, chicks and ducklings out of the basket
By Jonan Pilet on Apr 02, 2021 12:03 am Giving live animals as Easter gifts has been a tradition for decades, as a child I received a rabbit one Easter and baby chicks the Easter after. And beside my anecdotal evidence of the chicks wreaking havoc in my family’s backyard, there are serious humane and public health reasons to stick to chocolate gifts this... Continue Reading

Number of Australian recalls in 2020 tops three figures
By News Desk on Apr 02, 2021 12:01 am The number of food recalls in Australia climbed back above 100 in 2020 according to data published by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). Figures show there were 109 recalls this past year compared to 87 in 2019 and 100 in 2018. Almost half of the 2020 total was due to undeclared allergens, with 27... Continue Reading

Salmonella outbreak sickens people in 8 states; birds dying from same strain
By News Desk on Apr 01, 2021 04:51 pm Public health officials in several states are collecting different types of data to investigate a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections in people. The outbreak is linked to an outbreak among songbirds that has been killing wild birds in recent months from coast to coast. “Epidemiologic and laboratory data show that contact with wild songbirds... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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