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Meat Plant Previously Passing USDA Audits Now Implicated in Chinese Food Safety Scandal

For Immediate Release Friday, July 25, 2014 Meat Plant Previously Passing USDA Audits Now Implicated in Chinese Food Safety Scandal Advocacy organization urges USDA to stop equivalency process
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Preventing foodborne illness, naturally -- with cinnamon

Contact: Meijun Zhumeijun.zhu@wsu.edu509-335-4016Washington State University  Preventing foodborne illness, naturally -- with cinnamon Essential oil kills several strains of E. coli  IMAGE: Cinnamomum cassia oil has been shown to kill certain ...
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Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ongoing threat

Press Release For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 1, 2014  Contact: CDC Media Relations  (404) 639-3286 Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ongoing threat CDC report shows progress and problems ...
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Is the U.S. Beef Supply Really Free of Mad Cow Disease?

When the first U.S. mad cow was found in late 2003, 98 percent of U.S. beef exports evaporated overnight. There was such national revulsion to ...
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Confirmed Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (variant CJD) Case in Texas

Laboratory tests have confirmed a diagnosis of variant CJD (a fatal brain disorder) in a patient who recently died in Texas. The confirmation was made ...
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Are You Eating These Eggs? Egg Czar Accepts Plea Deal For Salmonella-Tainted Eggs

He was known as the "Teflon Egg Don." For more than 35 years the egg farms associated with Austin "Jack'' DeCoster have been accused of ...
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Norovirus is the leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the U.S.

Norovirus is the leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the U.S.  The food service industry can help prevent norovirus outbreaks Most norovirus outbreaks from ...
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PERES Portable “Electronic Nose” Analyzes Spoilage Levels of Food to Determine if Safe for Consumption (PR)

This first-of-its-kind system is now available to customers for pre-order on popular crowdfunding platform Indiegogo Charlotte, NC – On April 1, ARS LAB launched an Indiegogo ...
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How is Meat Kept Free From Bacteria? You Don't Want to Know.

It is no secret that in the war against meat pathogens in commercial U.S. meat production, the pathogens are winning. The logical result of the ...
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Salmonella poisoning - what you need to know

From time to time, food products are recalled due to Salmonella contamination.  But many food consumers may not fully understand the risk of Salmonella.  The ...
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