Food Safety News - 05/06/2022 Human milk the next challenge for cellular ag

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Human milk the next challenge for cellular ag

By Cookson Beecher on May 06, 2022 12:05 am
Why not make human milk in a lab? As improbable and far-fetched — and maybe even blasphemous — as it may seem, scientists are working on doing just that. More than that, some are predicting the final product will be available in three or four years. “Startups are racing to reproduce milk in the lab,”... Continue Reading

Food aid incident was largest known outbreak from tropane alkaloids

By Joe Whitworth on May 06, 2022 12:04 am
Researchers have provided more details about an outbreak traced to contaminated food aid in Uganda in 2019 that killed five people. It was the largest documented outbreak caused by food contamination with tropane alkaloids, according to the study published in the journal BMC Public Health. Jimsonweed, also known as Datura stramonium, contains toxic alkaloids that... Continue Reading

Little information available on outbreak among Coachella festival bus drivers

By Coral Beach on May 06, 2022 12:03 am
Public health officials continue to investigate what appears to have been an outbreak of foodborne illnesses among bus drivers shuttling the public during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California. At least 100 bus drivers have said they became ill after eating food from a caterer who supplied meals for the drivers but... Continue Reading

Allegheny health board amends its food safety code

By Dan Flynn on May 06, 2022 12:02 am
Signs are appearing that local health departments are no longer “All Covid, All-the time” organizations. Take the Allegheny County Board of Health, for example. It spent much of its meeting Wednesday finishing out a “repeal and replace” exercise to update its Food Safety article And it also made changes to its Food Safety fee schedule.... Continue Reading

Denmark updates strategy to reduce Campylobacter illnesses

By News Desk on May 06, 2022 12:01 am
Denmark has unveiled a new plan to tackle Campylobacter and reduce the number of people getting ill from it. The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (Fødevarestyrelsen) said the risk of getting sick from Danish chicken meat has gone down since 2013 and sampling shows the pathogen is more often found on imported chicken. The action... Continue Reading

Elite brand products recalled in Canada with additional UPCs

By News Desk on May 05, 2022 03:44 pm
Foodfest International 2000 Inc. has amended its recall of various Elite brand products because of possible Salmonella contamination to correctly identify the affected products. Label information may appear in English or Hebrew. The products have been sold nationally in Canada. This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. Certain Elite products have also... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.