Food Safety News - 04/25/2022 Faces of Food Safety: Meet Jeffery Jacobsen of the FSIS

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Faces of Food Safety: Meet Jeffery Jacobsen of the FSIS

By U.S. Department of Agriculture on Apr 25, 2022 12:05 am
By Suzanne Hensell, OPACE A newly named deputy district manager (DDM) in the Des Moines District, Jeffery Jacobsen began his Food Safety Inspection Service career in March 2000 as an intermittent food inspector in Crete, NE. In 2013, he was featured in the Faces of Food Safety when he was an Enforcement, Investigations and Analysis... Continue Reading

Officials admit failures in German Listeria outbreak

By News Desk on Apr 25, 2022 12:04 am
Officials in a German district have apologized for mistakes made as part of an investigation into a Listeria outbreak in which one person died. Four people were infected between October 2021 and January this year but the person died with, not because of, listeriosis. Contaminated cucumbers from one company have been linked to the illnesses.... Continue Reading

FDA seeks comments on new guidance regarding food allergen evaluations

By News Desk on Apr 25, 2022 12:03 am
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a draft guidance that will outline the agency’s approach to evaluating the public health importance of food allergens that are not one of the major nine food allergens identified by law in the United States. The agency is accepting public comments about “Evaluating the Public Health Importance... Continue Reading

Two New York food firms put on notice about import violations

By News Desk on Apr 25, 2022 12:01 am
As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are not issued until a company... Continue Reading

Publisher’s Platform: Hey Chicken Little, the sky will not fall if Salmonella is deemed an adulterant

By Bill Marler on Apr 24, 2022 01:25 pm
If Salmonella is deemed an adulterant – at least those that sicken and kill us – the sky will not fall – history as a guide. On Jan. 19, 2020, we filed a petition with USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), on behalf of Rick Schiller, Steven Romes, the Porter family, Food & Water... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.