Food Safety News - 05/26/2022 Abbott’s senior vice president grilled by members of House subcommittee

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Abbott’s senior vice president grilled by members of House subcommittee

By Coral Beach on May 26, 2022 12:07 am
“We know we let you down.” The senior vice president of Abbott Nutrition — the manufacturer of infant formula whose plant closure amid a food safety investigation has left the country in dire straits with parents scrambling to find food for their babies — opened his testimony before a U.S. House panel Wednesday with that... Continue Reading



FDA leader says agency could have done a better job with investigation into infant formula plant

By Coral Beach on May 26, 2022 12:04 am
Describing inspection findings at an infant formula plant as “shocking,” the head of the FDA on Wednesday told a U.S. House panel that the formula maker had failed, but admitted that the agency also could have done better. The hearing with the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce... Continue Reading



Baby formula shortage crisis is putting some unity back in Congress

By Dan Flynn on May 26, 2022 12:03 am
The infant formula crisis is doing what some said cannot be done. Partisan divisions are giving away to share to the outrage about the formula shortage that lawmakers are learning isn’t going away anytime soon. And the shortage is not only impacting infants but diets for special needs. At a subcommittee of the House Committee... Continue Reading



Review of food safety project finds progress in Bangladesh

By Joe Whitworth on May 26, 2022 12:02 am
A project on food safety in Bangladesh has improved the situation but gaps still remain, according to an evaluation document. The report covers efforts from 2013 to 2019 in Bangladesh, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It was designed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with... Continue Reading



Danish campaign reveals lack of norovirus knowledge

By News Desk on May 26, 2022 12:01 am
Kitchen staff and food companies lack knowledge about norovirus, according to a Danish report. A Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (Fødevarestyrelsen) campaign checked whether food companies and the staff who work in different types of kitchens know and are following the procedures to avoid infection with norovirus. The agency visited more than 1,000 firms and... Continue Reading



Fresh Del Monte recalls peanut butter products in response to Jif recall

By News Desk on May 25, 2022 12:50 pm
Fresh Del Monte is recalling fresh-cut fruit and vegetable products containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter dip because of potential Salmonella contamination. This recall comes after J. M. Smucker Co.’s recall of dozens of Jif peanut butter products because of a new outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg. The full recall can be viewed here. The... Continue Reading



Garden Cut recalls products containing Jif peanut butter over Salmonella concerns

By News Desk on May 25, 2022 11:06 am
Garden Cut, LLC, of Indianapolis, IN, is recalling Garden Cut products containing 0.750z Jif Peanut Butter Cup because of possible Salmonella contamination. This recall comes after J. M. Smucker Co.’s recall of dozens of Jif peanut butter products because of a new outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg. The full recall can be viewed here.... Continue Reading



Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods recalls apple and celery products containing Jif peanut butter

By News Desk on May 25, 2022 11:04 am
Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods Inc, of Portland, OR is recalling Celery Peanut Butter Cup G&G and Apple Peanut Butter Cup G&G containing Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5oz. Cups because of potential Salmonella contamination. This recall comes after J. M. Smucker Co.’s recall of dozens of Jif peanut butter products because of a new... Continue Reading



Coblentz Chocolate Company recalls peanut butter products

By News Desk on May 25, 2022 11:00 am
Coblentz Chocolate Company of Walnut Creek, OH is recalling certain Peanut Butter Products because of potential Salmonella contamination. This recall comes after J. M. Smucker Co.’s recall of dozens of Jif peanut butter products because of a new outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg. The full recall can be viewed here. The products were distributed... Continue Reading



Country Fresh recalls snack trays containing Jif peanut butter

By News Desk on May 25, 2022 10:57 am
Country Fresh is recalling select fresh-cut fruit snack trays and fruit snack cups containing Jif peanut butter because of potential Salmonella contamination. This recall comes after J. M. Smucker Co.’s recall of dozens of Jif peanut butter products because of a new outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg. The full recall can be viewed here.... Continue Reading
 

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