Food Safety

Coalition to Senate: Move on Food Safety

Nov. 13, 2009 - The Make Our Food Safe Coalition, made up of leading public health, consumer, and food safety organizations, continues to ca... continue reading »

A Truly Fresh Summit

Last month’s Fresh Summit was my fourth time attending the show, and it the best, in my opinion. I’m sure many of the attendees and exhibito... continue reading »

Three Years After E. Coli Outbreak, is Spinach Safer?

Nov. 10, 2009 - Three years after an E. coli outbreak, thought to be linked to spinach, took three lives and left 205 people sick, "Good Mor... continue reading »

One doesn’t have to come at the expense of the other, experts say

Agriculture is a naturally sustainable industry, but growers in California are finding it harder to be sustainable in light of food safety guidelines.... continue reading »

A Serving of Food Safety

Nov. 10, 2009 - The chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee wants an investigation into the safety of school lunches. Judging by... continue reading »

Laser Spec Detects Vegetable Contaminants

Nov. 5, 2009 - A high-resolution, time-resolved spectroscopy system has helped researchers make the first quantitative measurements of trace... continue reading »

Chinese Officials Examine Food Safety Systems in Minnesota

Nov. 3, 2009 - Twenty-two senior Chinese food safety delegates from government, industry and academic sectors arrive in Minnesota this week ... continue reading »

Report Criticizes Response to Produce-Borne Illness Outbreaks

Nov. 2, 2009 - Food-borne illness outbreaks, caused by everything from spinach to peppers, have sickened hundreds in recent years and h... continue reading »

Survey of State Health Departments Underscores Gaps in Foodborne Illness Response

Oct. 30, 2009 - A survey of state health departments regarding their capacity to track produce-related foodborne
illnesses found that t... continue reading »

Calgary Doctor on Trail of Resistant E. Coli

Oct. 27, 2009 - A doctor is trying to find out why so many people in Calgary have a strain of E. coli with the potential to create difficult... continue reading »