Food Safety News - 11/30/2021

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EU changes rate of controls for nuts from United States
By News Desk on Nov 30, 2021 12:05 am
Checks on peanuts from the United States are to be increased but controls on pistachios have been relaxed in Europe. The European Commission has updated regulation on the temporary increase of official controls and emergency measures covering the entry into the EU of certain goods from some non-EU countries. Because of non-compliances with EU requirements... Continue Reading

Cleaning your refrigerator after a food recall
By News Desk on Nov 30, 2021 12:03 am
Recalls happen in the U.S. almost daily. Most consumers know not to eat or drink the recalled products and to throw them out, but one thing that’s easy to forget about is cross-contamination. Products that have been recalled often have been placed in consumers’ refrigerators, on their counters or in their cupboards. This means that... Continue Reading

Campylobacter chicken levels still high at small UK retailers
By Joe Whitworth on Nov 30, 2021 12:01 am
The percentage of chicken sold at smaller retailers that is contaminated with high levels of Campylobacter remains above a Food Standards Agency target. A UK-wide survey sampled 1,008 chickens from August 2019 to October 2020. It looked at levels of Campylobacter on whole fresh retail chickens from independent shops, butchers and smaller chains such as... Continue Reading

Publisher’s Platform: I still want to go out of business — it’s Salmonella this time
By Bill Marler on Nov 29, 2021 03:37 pm
Opinion Some, I am sure, are a bit tired of my ranting about the FSIS doing its job and deeming Salmonella that causes human illness an adulterant in meat. Fact, after E. coli O157:H7 was deemed an adulterant in ground beef in 1994, it took about a decade for E. coli illness cases to drop.... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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