As Americans gear up to celebrate Labor Day with outdoor gatherings, barbecues, and picnics, everyone should prioritize food safety to avoid the risk of foodborne illnesses. Labor Day is an ideal time for friends andContinue Reading Food safety tips for a safe Labor Day weekend
By legislative action, Oregon is putting up $9 million for the Oregon Department of Agriculture to conduct state meat inspections.
Oregon’s State Inspection Program meets the same regulatory safeguards that USDA requires. Before the Oregon State…Continue Reading Oregon invests $9 million to become one of 29 states approved to inspect meat
While West Virginia is suffering from devastating flooding, Florida, Georgia, and the southeast coast are dealing with Hurricane Idalia and its aftermath. In emergency situations like this, it’s important to remember vital food safety practices…Continue Reading Food Safety Tips for Hurricane and Flooding Safety
Denmark has topped a list of 10 countries when looking at hand hygiene practices during meal preparation.
The rank of countries regarding proper hand hygiene practices was: Denmark, Greece, Norway, Romania, Hungary, Germany, UK, Portugal…Continue Reading Denmark tops ranking in hand hygiene study
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By Mitzi D. Baum, M.Sc., CEO for Stop Foodborne Illness
Stop Foodborne Illness (STOP) was born in 1994, the same year in which September was dedicated as National Food Safety Education month…Continue Reading Stop Foodborne Illness challenges public to take 3,000 steps for food safety
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a public advisory to raise awareness about the consumption of caffeinated energy drinks (CEDs) and their potential health implications. The advisory, released on Aug. 21, provides information…Continue Reading Canadian Food Inspection Agency issues public advisory on caffeinated energy drinks
As the school year kicks off with a whirlwind of emotions and activities, the race to balance new routines and responsibilities often leads to moments of absentmindedness. Amidst the chaos, it’s easy to overlook a…Continue Reading Back-to-school food safety tips: Ensuring healthy and safe lunches for students
Food agencies in the United Kingdom have advised that slush ice drinks should not be sold to children younger than age 5.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) issued voluntary industry…Continue Reading UK food agencies advise young children to avoid slushies because of glycerol
A young hardworking couple, they were more than ready to take a vacation . . . especially after all the stress that COVID had put on their lives. Overseas travel beckoned.
They weren’t alone. According…Continue Reading Don’t get bitten by ‘traveler’s bug’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is working with Panda Express in Lancaster (44411 Valley Central Way Lancaster, CA 93536) to alert consumers of a possible hepatitis A exposure. Public Health…Continue Reading Patrons of a Panda Express in Lancaster, CA, urged to get hepatitis A vaccinations