Food Safety News - 12/03/2021

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Proposed rule for produce irrigation water does not mandate pre-harvest testing
By Coral Beach on Dec 03, 2021 12:06 am
Proposed changes in an FDA rule for produce growers regarding food safety measures will change the face of public health even though it would eliminate some water testing requirements, according to the agency’s top food safety official. “This is a game-changer, said Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, during an interview... Continue Reading

Multiple EU countries part of Salmonella outbreak
By Joe Whitworth on Dec 03, 2021 12:04 am
At least four European countries have been affected by a Salmonella outbreak with investigators as yet unable to determine the source. Thirteen people have fallen ill in Iceland, eight in Denmark, one in Sweden and an unknown number of people were also ill in the Netherlands and Belgium. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and... Continue Reading

The Fallacy of APHA vs Butz on the Salmonella situation
By Carl Custer on Dec 03, 2021 12:03 am
Opinion Frequently, APHA vs Butz (1974) is cited as a reason that Salmonella cannot be declared an adulterant. That decision was based in part on an unsubstantiated political opinion contrary to previous, contemporary, and following science. This column will discuss the history of the science. In 1969, The National Academy of Science (NAS) Committee on... Continue Reading

U.S. food safety concerns top NEHA’s ‘key environmental health’ statement
By News Desk on Dec 03, 2021 12:02 am
The Denver-based National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has researched and carefully crafted a series of new policy statements in response to concerns from environmental health professionals and industry. The full policy statements are available at . NEHA represents more than 6,600 governmental, private, academic, and uniformed services sector environmental health professionals in the U.S.... Continue Reading

Man jailed for running meat operation from car wash
By News Desk on Dec 03, 2021 12:01 am
A man has been given a 10-month jail sentence in England after pleading guilty to 39 food hygiene offences. Gent Jakupi of New Park St, Devizes and Andover Road, Ludgershall, pleaded guilty at Swindon Magistrates Court in October and was sentenced recently at Swindon Crown Court. Charges relate to the conditions found and the manner... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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