• Some of the links on this forum allow SMF, at no cost to you, to earn a small commission when you click through and make a purchase. Let me know if you have any questions about this.

Food Safety News - 11/13/2020


Master of the Pit
SMF Premier Member
Joined Apr 11, 2018
E. coli outbreaks with unknown food sources top light year for foodborne illnesses
By Dan Flynn on Nov 13, 2020 12:05 am With just six weeks to go, 2020 continues to look like a light year for the major foodborne illnesses when measured by multistate outbreaks. The three recently identified outbreaks of E. coli O157: H7 without any known food source are mysteries that remain to be solved before the year ends. Various theories may explain the... Continue Reading

FAO guide helps national agencies rank food safety risks
By Joe Whitworth on Nov 13, 2020 12:04 am A new guide published by the FAO was created to help countries more effectively inform domestic food safety priorities. Risk ranking helps to identify which food safety issues have the greatest public health impact by taking into account the likelihood and severity, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The... Continue Reading

Guidance for planning safe holiday gatherings amid COVID-19 pandemic
By U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Nov 13, 2020 12:01 am Contributed Editor’s note: Even if you have already made holiday plans, it’s not to late to change them to reduce the chance of contracting or spreading the coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people. Gatherings during the upcoming holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. This... Continue Reading


Smoking Guru
SMF Premier Member
Joined Nov 26, 2019
Good article on covid and holiday gatherings. We have cancelled our family get togethers and will be having a meal at home with wife and kids only

Latest posts

Top Bottom
  AdBlock Detected

We noticed that you're using an ad-blocker, which could block some critical website features. For the best possible site experience please take a moment to disable your AdBlocker.