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SPINACH SUSPECTED IN NORWEGIAN YERSINIA OUTBREAK

The source of a national Yersinia outbreak in recent weeks in Norway that affected 23 people is believed to have been salad with spinach...

UK REPEATS DESIRE TO PROTECT FOOD STANDARDS IN U.S. TRADE TALKS

The second round of trade talks between the United States and United Kingdom has ended with food standards, including safety, still...

 
 
 
Consumers in Hawaii urged to check homes for recalled shrimp poke

CONSUMERS IN HAWAII URGED TO CHECK HOMES FOR RECALLED SHRIMP POKE

Safeway and other retailers in Hawaii received shrimp poke that is now under recall for Listeria monocytogenes contamination, which...

LISTERIA TESTS PROMPT RECALL OF CHEESE STUFFED PASTA

A Texas company has recalled cheese stuffed shells after laboratory tests showed Listeria monocytogenes in the finished product. Garland...

 
 
 

FOREIGN FOOD PROBLEMS INCLUDE AFLATOXIN, SALMONELLA, PESTICIDES

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency...

FRANCE AND SERBIA TRICHINELLA OUTBREAK LINKED TO BACKYARD PIGS

Meat from backyard pigs was the source of a trichinellosis outbreak in France and Serbia in 2017. Three patients were exposed in Serbia...

 
 
 

FAO AND WHO PUBLISH DRAFT ON MICROBIOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT

The FAO and the WHO have put out draft guidance on microbiological risk assessment for food for public comment. It is intended to provide...

RAW MILK PURCHASED AT RETAIL IN 5 STATES FOUND LOADED WITH ANTIMICROBIAL-RESISTANT GENES

University of California-Davis food scientists found raw milk purchased at retail stores can hold a large amount of antimicrobial-resistant...

 
 
 

FSA SURVEY REVEALS PEOPLE EATING FOOD PAST USE-BY DATES

Half of people worried about food affordability have eaten cooked meats and bagged salad past their use by dates, according to a Food...

FSIS GAINS SOME IN PUSH BACK WITH OIG OVER PROCESS AUDIT FOR NEW SWINE SLAUGHTER RULE

The Office of Inspector General report on USDA's recent rulemaking for the Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection did not find...

 
 
 

FEDERAL COURT EXPECTED TO DISMISS CHARGES AGAINST FORMER BLUE BELL CEO

Felony charges lodged against former Blue Bell Creameries CEO Paul Kruse on May 1 are all but certain to be dismissed for lack of subject...

Austria records more than 800 food recalls in past decade

AUSTRIA RECORDS MORE THAN 800 FOOD RECALLS IN PAST DECADE

More than 1,000 product warnings, recalls and notices for food, food contact materials, cosmetics and toys were published in Austria...

 
 
 

FRESH EXPRESS SALAD RECALL INCLUDES 90 PRODUCTS - ALL FROM SAME PLANT

Naming additional retailers in relation to a parasitic outbreak associated with bagged salad mixes, U.S. officials are confident in...

FRESH EXPRESS LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE SALAD RECALL IN CANADA FOR CYCLOSPORA

Fresh Express, the same produce company implicated in a parasitic outbreak and recalls of bagged salad in the U.S., has initiated a...

 
 
 

PILGRIM'S PRIDE RECALLS CHICKEN NUGGETS BECAUSE OF RUBBER BITS

Following a consumer complaint, Pilgrim's Pride Corp. initiated a recall of almost 60,000 pounds of chicken nuggets from retailers...

VIDEO RECORDS SHOWED ISSUES AT DINER LINKED TO SALMONELLA OUTBREAK

Surveillance camera recordings helped identify lapses during food preparation and poor sanitation as part of a Salmonella outbreak...

 
 
 

COOK YOUR COMPOST TO THE SAME TEMPERATURE AS YOUR BURGERS

Opinion Editor's note: Each Spring, attorneys Bill Marler and Denis Stearns teach a Food Safety Litigation course in the LL.M. Program...

MONITORING FINDS SEAFOOD IMPORTED INTO NORWAY LARGELY SAFE

Results of a monitoring program have shown seafood imported into Norway in 2019 was generally safe. A total of 129 samples were examined...

 
 
 

SALMONELLA ILLNESSES LINKED TO BACKYARD CHICKENS IN AUSTRALIA

Authorities in an Australian state are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella linked to contact with or consumption of eggs from backyard...

WALMART SALAD SERVED BY RESTAURANT LINKED TO PARASITIC INFECTIONS; GROCERY STORE BAGGED SALADS STILL INVOLVED

With another 84 patients confirmed and an eighth state involved, an outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to Fresh Express bagged...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

Consumers in Hawaii urged to check homes for recalled shrimp poke

Consumers in Hawaii urged to check homes for recalled shrimp poke

Safeway and other retailers in Hawaii received shrimp poke that is now under recall for Listeria monocytogenes contamination, which causes infections that can take up to 70... Read more ...

Fresh Express Issues a Precautionary Recall of Products Containing Iceberg...

Fresh Express Issues a Precautionary Recall of Products Containing Iceberg, Red Cabbage and Carrots Produced at Streamwood, IL Facility

Fresh Express has issued a recall of branded and private label salad products produced at its Streamwood, IL facility that contain iceberg lettuce, red cabbage and/or carrot... Read more ...

Iowa is the First State to Make To-Go Cocktails Permanent

Iowa is the First State to Make To-Go Cocktails Permanent

A famous country song once said: “Rain makes corn, corn makes whiskey.” The state of Iowa certainly makes a lot of corn (it produces about 2.5 billion bushels every year). Now... Read more ...

Aldi's Spiked Raspberry Lemonade Just Gave This Classic Childhood Drink a...

Aldi's Spiked Raspberry Lemonade Just Gave This Classic Childhood Drink a Boozy Upgrade

At this point in the summer, I think it's safe to admit that an entire shelf in my fridge has been reserved for booze, and Aldi 's State of Brewing Raspberry Lemon Spiked... Read more ...

Trying to Give Up Plastic? These Sustainable Pods Are What You Need

Trying to Give Up Plastic? These Sustainable Pods Are What You Need

Tired of sticky, drippy plastic laundry jugs? Well, I was too. It's no secret that laundry pods are a thing of the future and an easier way to go. Unfortunately, many on the... Read more ...

Some Fun Summer News: Walmart Is Turning 160 Parking Lots Into Drive-In Theaters

Some Fun Summer News: Walmart Is Turning 160 Parking Lots Into Drive-In Theaters

Amid movie theater closures and delayed release dates , an alternative option has emerged from an unexpected partnership. Walmart and Tribeca Enterprises, the media... Read more ...

11 Fruits You Should Stock Up on This Summer - the BEST Fruit for the Lowest...

11 Fruits You Should Stock Up on This Summer - the BEST Fruit for the Lowest Prices

The key to getting the best deals on the juiciest, freshest, sweetest fruit, is to stock up in the summer! Watch out for these 11 summer fruits you don't want to miss! 11... Read more ...

BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce

This homemade BBQ sauce has incredible flavor, with bold but balanced smoky, sweet, and spicy notes. It's perfect with ribs, chicken, and other meats! Why make BBQ sauce... Read more ...

A San Diego Pier-to-Plate Seafood Market Is a Lifeline for Fishermen

A San Diego Pier-to-Plate Seafood Market Is a Lifeline for Fishermen

On the morning of March 18, Shane Slaughter loaded groceries, bait, and other provisions into his pickup truck. He was preparing for a week-long trip to the Channel Islands off... Read more ...

Get Drunk on Summertime When You Make These Delicious Boozy Popsicles

Get Drunk on Summertime When You Make These Delicious Boozy Popsicles

Imagine: the sun's beating down on you as you're enjoying a lazy summer afternoon. You reach for your glass of water, only to realize that what you really want is something... Read more ...