In its continued efforts to protect consumers and ensure food safety, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has begun testing fresh cilantro, parsley and basil, as well as processed avocado and guacamole, for certain microbialRead more
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) has transformed its Education Resource Library into a catalog of nearly 300 publications and videos covering food safety, nutrition, cosmetic safety, dietary supplements, and industry information, including foodRead more
FDA, in Collaboration with American Medical Association, Releases Two Continuing Medical Education Videos: Identifying and Treating Foodborne Illness, and Talking to Patients About Food Safety
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA), announced the availability of two continuing medical education (CME) videos for physicians:
What Physicians Need to Know About Foodborne Illness:Read more
FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Products Reported to Contain Kratom
On this page:
What is the Problem and What is Being Done About It?
What are the Symptoms of Salmonella Infection?
Who is at Risk?
What Do Consumers Need To Do?
Who Should be Contacted?
The U.S. Food and DrugRead more
FDA Updates Spice Risk Profile, Adds Information About Lower Salmonella Prevalence in Retail Products
The U. S. Food and Drug Administration today updated its 2013 risk profile on pathogens and filth in spices with data that demonstrate that the prevalence of Salmonella in nine out of 11 types of retail spicesRead more
Stic Harris, DVM, MPH, has been the director of FDA’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network (CORE) since August 2017. He is responsible for the agency’s surveillance, response, and post-response activities associated with outbreaks ofRead more
Those guidance documents the Food and Drug Administration hands out to food manufacturers and others don’t mean as much as they once did. The Department of Justice has changed its policy so government lawyers willRead more
The FDA has released an updated version of the federal Food Code with “significant changes” that include a section on the use of bandages among foodservice workers and revised cooking temperatures.
With the Monday release ofRead more
Jim Gorny has returned to FDA, where he was a food safety expert at a critical time in the agency’s efforts to enhance produce safety. He left the agency five years ago to work onRead more
The first major compliance date for the Produce Safety Rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) arrived on January 26, 2018, when larger farms must comply with the rule that, for the firstRead more