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Food Hygiene

Avoid Romaine Lettuce for Now, Consumer Reports Says

10 Jan 2018 News & Events

U.S. agency says E. coli outbreak was almost certainly caused by the strain linked to romaine in Canada

7-Eleven customers at Utah location exposed to Hepatitis A

10 Jan 2018 News & Events

Some customers of a 7-Eleven store in Salt Lake County have only today and tomorrow to receive post-exposure treatment for hepatitis A exposure from an infected employee at the convenience store.

Canada declares outbreak over; CDC, FDA still investigating

10 Jan 2018 News & Events

U.S. officials say leafy greens most likely cause; victim interviews ongoing to find specific source

USDA drafts rule for eggs, egg substitutes used in many foods

10 Jan 2018 News & Events

Eggs and egg substitutes used as ingredients in other foods could be subject to new safety rules from USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Safety plans and measures to ensure that eggs are free of pathogens like Salmonella are among the requirements of the proposed regulations.

Biscuits pulled in 23 states for Listeria risk; Mary B’s this time

09 Jan 2018 News & Events

Hom/Ade Foods Inc. is the latest food company to recall biscuits because of potential Listeria contamination. All of its Mary B’s brand biscuits with dates through Sept 23 are now recalled.