Food Safety News - 06/22/2021

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Association contends aquaponics offer a solution to some food safety issues
By News Desk on Jun 22, 2021 12:05 am
The Annandale, VA-based Aquaponics Association is out with an article touting its growing methods as “solutions to foodborne illness outbreaks.” The Aquaponics Association is a nonprofit organization that cultivates aquaponics through “education, advocacy, and connection.” Written by the Aquaponics Association’s Victoria Mirowsky, the article notes that there are more than 250 identified foodborne diseases that... Continue Reading

Study finds HUS caused by E. coli infections often more severe in adults
By News Desk on Jun 22, 2021 12:03 am
STEC-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is rarer in adults than children but causes more severe disease and death in older people, according to a study. Researchers looked at HUS caused by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in 96 adults in France during 2009 to 2017. A total of 69 of the patients had underlying health conditions. HUS... Continue Reading

FDA modifies alerts for Listeria in seafood, pesticides in some raw foods
By News Desk on Jun 22, 2021 12:02 am
The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as needed. Recent modifications to FDA’s import alerts, as posted by the agency, are listed below. Click here to go to the FDA page with links for specific details... Continue Reading

Prosecution for dairy linked to E. coli outbreak; fish sellers also sentenced
By News Desk on Jun 22, 2021 12:01 am
A dairy linked to an E. coli outbreak in 2019 in England has been prosecuted for food safety and hygiene offences. NP and DJ Darwin Ltd, trading as Darwin’s Dairy, pleaded guilty at a virtual magistrate’s court hearing this past week and was sentenced to a £6,000 fine ($8,300), £170 ($235) victim surcharge, and Barnsley... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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