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Food Safety News - 05/15/2021


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Dairy recalls yogurt because of likely connection to outbreak
By Coral Beach on May 15, 2021 12:20 am Pure Éire Dairy is recalling certain yogurt because state officials reported it could be contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7. The health department is investigating an outbreak of E. Coli infections in Washington. The dairy announced the recall on its Facebook page, saying that it has requested retailers to remove alll PCC Markets brand and Pure... Continue Reading

WHO Europe offers guidance for safe food in traditional markets
By Joe Whitworth on May 15, 2021 12:03 am Experts have put together a document with steps to help stakeholders manage food safety risks in traditional markets. The report contains guidance on the promotion of safe and healthy food in traditional markets in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region. This involves identifying food safety issues, deciding on priorities for improvements, finding interventions, developing... Continue Reading

Study looks at the danger of ambient water ‘sprouting’ and solutions
By Jonan Pilet on May 15, 2021 12:02 am Soaking “sprouted” foods at room temperature creates the risk of salmonella growth on popular snack foods, according to an Oregon State University study. The study is intended to provide information for both the industry and regulators. “If this soaking phase happens at ambient temperature, then there is a significant food safety problem,” said Joy Waite-Cusic,... Continue Reading

CDC declares deadly Listeria outbreak over; soft cheese to blame
By News Desk on May 14, 2021 03:37 pm An outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes that was traced to certain soft cheeses has been declared over by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention. As of May 14 there were 13 confirmed patients. A dozen of the patients were so sick they had to be admitted to hospitals. One patient died. The sick... Continue Reading

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