Food Safety News - 10/29/2021

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Maine ‘Right to Food’ measure would change state’s Constitution
By Dan Flynn on Oct 29, 2021 12:05 am
Voters in Maine Tuesday will decide if the state will be first in the nation to include a constitutional “Right to Food.” The ballot measure would add a right to food to the Declaration of Rights in Article 1 of the Maine Constitution, according to the state Attorney General’s office. The Declaration of Rights sets... Continue Reading

Study suggests missed chances on Listeria prevention in sandwiches
By Joe Whitworth on Oct 29, 2021 12:04 am
Researchers have suggested opportunities are being missed to prevent listeriosis from pre-packed sandwiches. Eating pre-prepared sandwiches served in hospitals was the most common source of Listeria infections in England and Wales between 1981 and 2015. Scientists said repeated incidents, despite guidance on reducing the risk of listeriosis in healthcare settings being available, shows lessons are... Continue Reading

One meat-related Salmonella outbreak over; CDC continues to investigate another
By News Desk on Oct 29, 2021 12:03 am
The CDC has been tracking two salmonella outbreaks related to meat products. One has been declared over and the other is ongoing. The ongoing outbreak linked to Citterio brand “Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks” sold by Trader Joe’s and other grocers has had an additional person added to the patient list, bringing the total to 21.... Continue Reading

Audit finds fruit contamination may go undetected in Ukraine
By Joe Whitworth on Oct 29, 2021 12:01 am
Microbiological contamination in fruit from Ukraine for export to Europe might not be detected, according to findings from an audit. A DG Sante assessment in Ukraine in June 2021 focused on viruses and bacteria in fresh and frozen soft berries like raspberries and blueberries. DG Sante is the European Commission’s unit for food safety and... Continue Reading

Food Standards Scotland consults on enforcement plan
By News Desk on Oct 29, 2021 12:00 am
Food Standards Scotland has opened a comment period on plans to change the way food standards issues are handled with a new enforcement notice. The comment period on the new food compliance notice closes on Dec. 16. A compliance notice requires the recipient to take steps to ensure they stop committing the offence. The aim... Continue Reading

Goodfood brand onions recalled in Canada
By News Desk on Oct 28, 2021 03:37 pm
Goodfood Market Corp is recalling Goodfood brand Onions, Product of Mexico, because of possible Salmonella contamination, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The company reports distributing the recalled onions in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia and possibly nationally. This recall was triggered by a U.S. onion... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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