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Food Safety News - 08/09/2021


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Amos Miller is raising money from donors to pay court fine
By Dan Flynn on Aug 09, 2021 12:05 am
Amos Miller responds to the big hurt put on him by a federal court with help from a gofundme campaign that has raised more than $52,000 for him. A federal judge fined Miller $250,000 and required him to pay off $14,436 in USDA inspection costs, all within 30 days or about Aug. 22, or risk... Continue Reading

Australian hepatitis A cases from imported dates match UK outbreak strain
By Joe Whitworth on Aug 09, 2021 12:03 am
Australian officials have reported three hepatitis A infections linked to dates imported from Jordan. The strain is identical to the one that caused an outbreak of hepatitis A in the United Kingdom earlier this year, which was also caused by fresh Medjool dates from Jordan. Dates were recalled by Sainsbury’s and Marks and Spencer. In... Continue Reading

Food firms in Michigan, New York warned over import violations
By News Desk on Aug 09, 2021 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

Seattle-King County releases list of raw oyster illnesses for 2021
By News Desk on Aug 09, 2021 12:00 am
Seattle & King County Public Health is out with an updated list of illnesses associated with the consumption of raw oysters for 2021 at kingcounty.gov/oysters. The list will continue to be updated periodically as new reports of raw oyster-related illnesses develop. Public Health notes that there were no oyster-related outbreaks and very few other foodborne outbreaks... Continue Reading

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