FDA Opens Taco Bell E. Coli Investigation

FDA announced Dec. 6 that it was investigating all non-meat products used in Taco Bell’s food after 43 people became infected with E. coli O157:H... continue reading »

Spinach Research and Recovery Act Introduced

Rep. Sam Farr, D-Calif., and 11 cosponsors have introduced the "Spinach Research and Recovery Act" (H.R. 6379) to address food safety and industry nee... continue reading »

Krisp-Pak Recalls All Branded Products

Norfolk, Va.-based Krisp-Pak Company announced a voluntary recall of all its branded fresh-cut products Nov. 27, because they might be contaminated wi... continue reading »

Health Officials Investigating Salmonella Outbreak

The FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating an outbreak of salmonella that has made 171 people sick in 19 states.continue reading »

Canada Opens Border to U.S. Spinach

– Canadian health officials have reopened the border to almost all shipments of spinach grown in the United States.

The Cana... continue reading »

Mexico Opens Border to U.S. Lettuce

The Mexican government announced today it would reopen the border to shipments of lettuce from California.

Mexico stopped shipmen... continue reading »

Search Narrowed in E. coli Contamination Investigation

FDA has narrowed the source of the recent E. coli outbreak to four fields in two California counties.

The outbreak investigation ... continue reading »

Mexico Bans U.S. Lettuce

Mexico has stopped allowing imports of lettuce from the United States, according to a statement from the Mexican secretary of health. Stores in Mexico... continue reading »

Lettuce Recall Issued After E. coli Found in Irrigation Water

Salinas, Calif.-based The Nunes Company issued a voluntary recall of its green leaf lettuce Oct. 8 after a water source tested positive for E. coli.continue reading »