Public Sector
USDA: Don’t rinse the poultry   
August 21, 2019
Source: WYOU - “You know, it doesn’t do anything. It doesn’t add any safety benefits,” said USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Administrator Carmen Rottenberg. “It” is rinsing raw poultry; a practice...
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How washing raw chicken actually makes your kitchen much dirtier   
August 21, 2019
Source: Today - That's according to research published Tuesday by the Department of Agriculture ... 48 million people — one in six — get sick from a foodborne illness each year. Salmonella is the kind of bacteria most people...
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When Standardized Data Can Help Save Lives   
August 21, 2019
Source: Medium - I encountered this challenge both through my research as a science policy fellow with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division and my personal experience as a...
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Polishing Up that Blue Gold   
August 21, 2019
Source: Water - Still, this hasn’t convinced investors in the past. In his presentation at the IWA World Water Congress in Vienna in September 2008, World Bank Water Sector Manager Abel Mejia noted that, while private investment has been...
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Recall Roundup: Weaver chicken patties recalled; more pet food recalled for salmonella   
August 21, 2019
Source: The Sentinel - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on Thursday announced that Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling about 39,000 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patty products ...
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Water pollution threat to economic growth, public health, says World Bank water quality report   
August 21, 2019
Source: News.com.au - Heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third in some countries, sparking a call for action to address human and environmental harm. A World Bank report released this week argues that without urgent action,...
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NIST Publishing APT Cyber Resilience Guidance in September   
August 21, 2019
Source: MeriTalk - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be releasing the second volume of an engineering-based guidance that aims at assisting organizations with Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) on September 5, 2019....
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If you wash or rinse raw poultry, the USDA has an important warning for you   
August 21, 2019
Source: PhillyVoice - People who wash or rinse raw poultry as part of meal preparation are putting themselves at greater risk of foodborne illness. An observational study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed that bacteria is ...
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USDA to Consumers: Do Not Wash Raw Poultry   
August 21, 2019
Source: Food Safety Magazine - Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) released its final report analyzing consumer handling of raw poultry. USDA FSIS contracted with RTI International—a nonprofit...
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NIST Delays Release of Updated Cybersecurity Guidelines   
August 21, 2019
Source: Executive Gov - The National Institute of Standards and Technology has pushed back the release of its revised cybersecurity standards for Department of Defense contractors until after the review of a related set of standards is completed, Inside...
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