Public Sector
Progress in Foodborne Illness Prevention Plateaus   
May 11, 2019
Source: Infection control - “This year’s report confirms a very important concern, especially with two high-profile Salmonella outbreaks in the last year,’’ said Robert Tauxe, MD, MPH, deputy director of CDC’s Division of...
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Publix announces a name brand’s recall of salmon after testing finds listeria   
May 10, 2019
Source: Miami Herald - Listeria is a bacteria that can cause food-borne illness, known as listeriosis ... “This was discovered through routine regulatory testing conducted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,” ...
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Attorneys General from 33 States Call for Passage of Cannabis Banking Bill   
May 10, 2019
Source: High Times - In a letter sent to congressional leaders on Wednesday, the National Association of Attorneys General called for the approval of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act, also known as the SAFE ...
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Marijuana Banking: Colorado AG Weiser Urges Congress To Allow It   
May 10, 2019
Source: Patch - Because of this widespread support, the bipartisan National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has adopted this position as official policy, an unprecedented show of support for common-sense ...
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Precise temperature measurements with invisible light   
May 10, 2019
Source: Science Daily - But now researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have invented a portable, remarkably stable standards-quality radiation thermometer about 60 centimeters (24 inches) long that is capable of...
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South Africa field epidemiology training program: developing and building applied epidemiology capacity, 2007–2016   
May 10, 2019
Source: BioMed Central - The SAFETP began as a collaboration between the SA National Department of Health (NDOH), National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), and the University of Pretoria (UP), with technical and financial support from the U.S....
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Shrimp Market Is Expected to Reach at CAGR of 5.6% During 2017 to 2027   
May 10, 2019
Source: Digital Journal - Note: CBP Title 19 authorities pertain to goods either imported to (and in some situations being exported from) the U.S. The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) division of seafood safety examines and appraises...
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Report: Foodborne disease infections are on the rise   
May 10, 2019
Source: KRDO - A new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report details the foodborne ... The bacteria is transferable to humans from animals that show no signs of infection. Poultry is a major source, the report says. In 2018, the US...
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How to tell if your beef has expired, according to a food safety expert   
May 10, 2019
Source: Business Insider - Argyris Magoulas, a specialist at the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, spoke to INSIDER about when beef is safe to eat and when it should be thrown away. Here are three ways to tell if your beef is expired. It's been in...
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Items Tagged with 'Food Safety and Inspection Service'   
May 09, 2019
Source: Safety+Health Magazine - Washington — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service will allow poultry-processing plants to increase line speeds if they meet certain criteria, even as critics claim the move will...
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