Food Policy & Regulation

You do not always think being progressive with being Alabama.  However, my hats off to the great people of the Alabama Department of Public Health.  We are doing to send to Burnestine Taylor, M.D. a box of “Poisoned” books.

And, for some background music – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye5BuYf8q4o&app=desktop

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), Immunization Division,

A food handler infected with hepatitis A who worked at New Jersey’s Mendham Golf and Tennis Club is likely responsible for 27 illnesses including one death.

The outbreak, traced to the infected food handler who worked at the Mendham Township club between June 9 and June 30, was first reported in an advisory letter sent

The CDC, several states, and federal partners (USDA/FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections.

As of August 23, 2019, a total of 24 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria has been reported from 13 states: California (4), Florida (1), Iowa (10), Illinois (4), Indiana (1), Kansas (1), Kentucky (1), Michigan (1),

Just days after the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled a major study showing serious foodborne bacteria was found in ice cream production plants across 32 states, including New York, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is making the case for critical strengthening with robust federal investments into the FDA’s food safety program that can help

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today released the following statement regarding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) response to the ongoing antibiotic resistant Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products, which has caused more than 160 illnesses and one death across 35 states.

“The public entrusts the USDA to keep our nation’s meat and poultry

SEATTLE, Washington – Marler Clark, the food safety law firm, commends the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent statement committing to disclose retailer information to improve consumer safety. This commitment to transparency is especially important where the source of the specific contaminated product is not easily identifiable to consumers, as in the recent Romaine lettuce

Superior Foods Company located in Kentwood, Michigan is voluntarily recalling a specific lot of Smoked Salmon Spreads (487 lbs.) that were produced on March 26, 2018. This voluntary action is being undertaken in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Listeria monocytogenes was identified through