Screen Shot 2016-06-18 at 5.51.24 PMGNP Company, a Cold Spring, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 55,608 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The chicken products were produced on various dates from June 6 to June 9, 2016. The following products are subject

A new USDA analysis of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) import refusals report reveals that from 2005 to 2013 the FDA rejected nearly 18,000 imported seafood shipments because they were unfit for human consumption.

According to the FDA, these shipments were refused entry into the United States for containing unsafe levels of “filth,” veterinary

Jim Mann, the executive director of Handwashing for Life Institute, emailed the following response to the Food Safety News article titled "A Call for Uniform Model Food Code Application":

Uniformly good vs. Uniformly enforceable. Of these two choices, I believe the FDA favors the latter.

You make some very good points in your article. I do think the adopting of uniform baseline standards is a good idea but can be overstated.

First, the far and away leading pathogen identified in outbreaks is norovirus. What uniform laws would you suggest to eliminate the predominant fecal-hand-oral pathway? Wear gloves and put them on with contaminated hands? When to change gloves … when soiled as measured by "sight and touch"?

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