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Viewpoint: FDA should crack down on food safety misinformation

05 Dec 2017 Featured News

Val Giddings is a senior fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. The following is part of a letter to the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

USDA Provides Tips and Resources for a Bacteria-Free Thanksgiving

05 Dec 2017 Featured News

More than 45 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, with a never-ending list of side dishes and desserts. The Thanksgiving meal is by far the largest and most stressful meal many consumers prepare all year, leaving room for mistakes that can make guests sick. But never fear, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is available with tips and resources to make this Thanksgiving safe and stress-free.

Red tape: Food safety rules go nuts

05 Dec 2017 Featured News

A FARMER has cracked his final walnuts last week, after a council ruled his drying practices were not meeting hygiene and safety standards similar to those used by restaurants, supermarkets and baby food processors.