Food Safety News - 09/24/2021

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Source remains a mystery for the growing Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak
By Dan Flynn on Sep 24, 2021 12:06 am
In the 21 days since it was first reported, an investigation has not yet identified a food as the cause of a fast-growing outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg infections — at least officially. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta say public health and regulatory officials in several states are still collecting different... Continue Reading

2021 Cyclosporiasis illnesses not likely to top 2018’s peak
By Dan Flynn on Sep 24, 2021 12:05 am
New cases of domestically acquired Cyclosporiasis were likely reported in September, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta has not yet released a tally, It’s unlikely, however, that 2021 will top 2018 when there were a total of 2,299 laboratory-confirmed cyclosporiasis cases reported from 33 states. As of CDC’s most recent report on... Continue Reading

Bill to reshape and revive Families Food Box Program introduced by powerful House Democrat
By News Desk on Sep 24, 2021 12:03 am
The Fresh Produce Procurement Reform Act, legislation to increase USDA’s procurement of fresh fruits and vegetables, is being introduced in Congress to the industry’s delight by one of the most powerful Democrats in the U.S. House. House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro, D-CT, has introduced the bill that would require USDA to partner with growers,... Continue Reading

U.S and EU ease Fukushima import rules
By Joe Whitworth on Sep 24, 2021 12:02 am
The United States and European Union have changed the rules around the import of food from areas near Fukushima in Japan. While the Food and Drug Administration has removed an import alert, the European Commission has amended regulations to modify checks on food imports. In March 2011, an accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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