TAG May 25, 2021 0 Comments

[kc_row use_container="yes" force="no" column_align="middle" video_mute="no" _id="492358"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="70680"][kc_column_text _id="904253"]New Listeria Species Discovery Reinforce Need for Environmental Controls [/kc_column_text][kc_column_text _id="787842"]The discovery of five new Listeria species – three of which consist of the species most closely related

TAG March 3, 2021 0 Comments

New Approaches to Source Attribution Aid in Risk Assessment Campylobacter is one of the most common foodborne pathogens in the world, and as you read this you are likely thinking that most cases of Campylobacter come from

TAG February 25, 2021 0 Comments

Baby Food Report Puts Heavy Metals Back on the Radar Screen for Entire Food Industry A recent Congressional Report focusing on heavy metals in baby foods has created concern amongst parents of young children and triggered legal

TAG December 17, 2020 0 Comments

The world has been dealing with COVID-19 for nearly a year. While there seems to be a light wavering ahead with vaccines beginning to roll out, cases continue to surge around the world, impacting personal health and

TAG December 10, 2020 0 Comments

Whether caused by a keener focus on sanitation and food safety – or, as postulated by FSN, a diversion of public health professionals to the pandemic or ill people not seeking medical attention and testing in possible

TAG December 10, 2020 0 Comments

Last week, the FDA issued a new tool intended to more quickly and frequently communicate foodborne illness outbreak information – prior to the issuance of a public health advisory or recall. The new Coordinated Outbreak Response and

TAG December 10, 2020 0 Comments

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the food industry has seen lower than normal rates of recalls. While the reasons for this likely vary – from lack of regulatory oversight to increased sanitation in the facilities, there

TAG December 10, 2020 0 Comments

Microbial contaminants in flour is not a new issue and continue to cause consternation for millers and suppliers of flour. A recent report from Germany will likely put this issue back in the spotlight and again illustrate

TAG September 4, 2020 0 Comments

By: Christopher Snabes, TAG Director, Food Safety and IAVA-FDQI Lead Instructor In July, FDA announced that it would be resuming on-site, prioritized food facility inspections. The inspections would be based on a COVID-19 Advisory Rating system, which