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Food Safety News Thu 10/10/2019

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    Food Safety News
    Thu 10/10/2019 4:02 AM
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    Minnesota issues a report on Green Mill illnesses
    By News Desk on Oct 10, 2019 12:06 am Two clinical Salmonella Braenderup isolates submitted to the Minnesota Department of Health through routine surveillance at a family-friendly restaurant had indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) patterns (Minnesota designation BR134). Green Mill Restaurant and Bar, with about 20 locations in Minnesota, offers a take-out option and delivery service for its entire menu. Green Mill specializes in pizza, pasta, beer and... Continue Reading

    Chicken recall No. 13 in Canada; U.S. still looking for outbreak cause
    By Coral Beach on Oct 10, 2019 12:05 am Another recall involving diced chicken is underway amidst an international listeriosis outbreak. This time it’s chicken salad packaged for Canada’s Longo’s grocery chain. The country already has seen 12 recall notices for diced chicken products posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The recalls are related to an outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes that... Continue Reading

    Tomatoes linked to Salmonella outbreak in Sweden; 71 infected
    By Joe Whitworth on Oct 10, 2019 12:03 am Tomatoes are the probable source of a Salmonella outbreak in Sweden that affected 70 people, according to public health officials. Folkhälsomyndigheten (Public Health Agency of Sweden) identified 71 infections from 11 counties that belonged to the outbreak. This is up from 36 illnesses in 10 counties that were linked by whole genome sequencing at the... Continue Reading

    Study offers insight into revised E. coli guidelines in Norway
    By News Desk on Oct 10, 2019 12:02 am A revision of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli guidelines in Norway was helped by a survey and new scientific evidence. In autumn 2016, Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC) guidelines were modified accounting for evidence on the association between hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and virulence profile of STEC strains. The revised guidelines differentiate control measures and follow-up... Continue Reading

    Rubio and Menendez call for foreign investment probe of JBS, SA
    By Dan Flynn on Oct 09, 2019 01:47 pm Two U.S. Senators want an interagency committee authorized to review certain transactions to conduct an open-ended review of Brazil’s JBS S.A., which owns Greeley, CO-based JBS USA. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-FL, and Bob Menendez, D-NJ, have asked Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin to use the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to formally open... Continue Reading

    CFIA expands beef recall in ongoing E. coli O157:H7 investigation
    By News Desk on Oct 09, 2019 12:40 pm The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the food recall warning issued on October 4, 2019, to include additional product information. CFIA turned up additional information during an ongoing food safety investigation. Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. (EST. 99) is recalling Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. brand raw beef products from the marketplace due to possible... Continue Reading

    Blue Bell customer finds pieces of plastic tool in iconic ice cream
    By News Desk on Oct 09, 2019 12:10 pm Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling some half-gallon Butter Crunch Ice Cream produced on a specific line on Aug. 26 at its Sylacauga, AL, plant because of the possibility the products may contain a foreign object. Blue Bell discovered the problem when it was notified by a consumer of the presence of a piece... Continue Reading