Food Safety News - 08/28/2021

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Global call to reduce antimicrobial use in healthy animals
By News Desk on Aug 28, 2021 12:03 am
World leaders have called for an urgent reduction in the amount of antimicrobial drugs, including antibiotics, used in food systems. The Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance said countries must stop the use of medically important antimicrobial drugs to promote growth in healthy animals. The request from the group, which was created in November 2020, comes ahead... Continue Reading

Two dead in Finnish E. coli outbreak
By Joe Whitworth on Aug 28, 2021 12:03 am
Two people have died in Finland as investigations into a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) outbreak continue. The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has received nine reports of suspected E. coli outbreaks from across Finland from June to August. Seven E. coli O103 outbreaks reported to the agency from municipalities in different parts... Continue Reading

Fish company declines to issue recall; operations continue despite FDA finding of Listeria
By News Desk on Aug 27, 2021 01:50 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or eat any seafood products sold or processed by Felix Custom Smoking because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The FDA detected the pathogen Listeria monocytogenes and other strains of Listeria bacteria during an inspection at Felix Custom Smoking that began on July 19... Continue Reading

Salmonella and Listeria contamination leads to Top Quality Dog Food recall
By News Desk on Aug 27, 2021 01:05 pm
Top Quality Dog Food of Hyattsville, MD, is recalling “Beef HVM” 1-pound packages because of potential Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Both Salmonella and Listeria can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products... Continue Reading

Curation foods recalls additional salad kits in Canada over Listeria concerns
By News Desk on Aug 27, 2021 01:02 pm
Curation Foods is recalling Curation Foods brand Kale Salad Blends and Eat Smart brand Chopped Salad Kits from the marketplace because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products were distributed in Ontario and possibly nationally in Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says that consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers, and food... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.