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·        FDA Don’t Eat Certain Lots of Tiny Greens Brand Alfalfa Sprouts or Spicy Sprouts

·        FDA Rolf’s Patisserie recalling all desserts made after November 1

·        FDA Consumers should not eat Sally Jackson cheese due to risk of Escherichia coli O157:H7

·        FDA Tainted products marketed as dietary supplements potentially dangerous

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·        Food Bill Aims to Improve Safety

·       Policy Guide; Dairy Products; Availability: Microbial Contaminants and Alkaline Phosphatase Activity  

·        U.S. Marshals seize FDA-regulated food stored at rodent-infested warehouse in New Mexico

·         FDA Permits Wright County Egg to begin shipping shell eggs to consumers

·         Some “Lead-Free” Pottery Can Still Taint Food

·         The Safety of Imported Traditional Pottery Intended for Use With Food

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·         FDA Warning Letters issued to four makers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages

·         FDA Urges Consumers to be ‘Smart’ about Antibiotic Use

·         Raw Product Destined for Ready-to-Eat Product Excluded from Salmonella Testing

·         Illegally Imported or Smuggled Products and Reporting in the Import Alert Tracking System

·         NACMCF Reestablished Under New Charter

·         FDA, USDA, Cornell University announce alliance for produce safety

·         NOAA and FDA Announce Chemical Test for Dispersant in Gulf Seafood

·         Salmonella in Animal Feed; Extension of Comment Period

·         USDA to Hold Webinar on Raising Healthy Backyard Poultry

·         Public Meeting to Review Positions of Codex Committee on Food Hygiene

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·         U.S. Marshals seize FDA-regulated food stored at rodent-infested warehouse in Georgia

·         Federal government takes action against Tennessee food distributor

·         FDA awards $18.5 million in grants for food and feed safety

·         Comment Request; Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards of Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

·         From the USDA Blog: Food Safety Across Borders

·         FDA heightens focus on retail food safety

·         FSIS Issues Guidance on Requesting Waiver for Use of New Technology

·         FSIS Issues Draft Guidelines on In-Plant Video Monitoring

·         FDA Issues Warning Letter to Wright County Egg

·         FDA Authorizes Hillandale Farms to Begin Shipping Fresh Shell Eggs

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·         National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods

·         FSIS Issues Draft Guidelines on In-Plant Video Monitoring

·         Collecting Supplier Information At The Time Of Sample Collection For Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 In Raw Ground Beef Products And Bench Trim

·         FDA seeks to stop juice company’s processing, distribution

·         Codex Alimentarius Commission; Codex Committee on Food Hygiene

·         USDA Continues Effort to Assist Small Producers and Processors at Colorado Mobile Slaughter Unit Information Session

·         Speech by Under Secretary for Food Safety Dr. Elisabeth Hagen

·         Measuring Progress on Food Safety: Current Status and Future Directions

·         Draft Guidance for Industry: Acidified Foods; Availability

·         Analysis and Critical Control Point Procedures for the Safe and Sanitary Processing and Importing of Juice

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·         FDA , U. of Md., train Bangladeshis on aquaculture safety

·         Ensuring Sample Integrity When Submitting Residue Samples to the Laboratory for Residue Testing

·         National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection

·         National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection to Hold Public Meeting

·         Integrated Food Safety System Online Collaboration Development—Cooperative Agreement With the National Center for Food Protection and Defense

·         Food Safety Tips for those Recovering from Wildfires, Other Fire Devastation

·         Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

·         Cooperative Agreement to Support the Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group of the World Health Organization

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·         FDA seeks court order against Michigan dairy

·         USDA to Host Mobile Slaughter Unit Information Session in Nevada

·         Supplemental Funding Emergency Response Laboratory Network Microbiological Cooperative Agreement Program

·         Salmonella Enteritidis Outbreak in Shell Eggs

·         Urgent Nationwide Egg Recall

·         FDA - Eggs in Their Shells May Put Consumers at Risk for Salmonella

·         Egg Safety Information from Foodsafety.gov

·         U.S. Marshals seize food from rodent-infested Ga. warehouse

·         Salmonella Enteritidis Outbreak in Shell Eggs

·         Codex Alimentarius Commission; Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food

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·         Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage and Transportation; Availability

·         Raw Ground Beef and Component Testing Data, Year-to-Date

·         Individual Positive Results for Raw Ground Beef and RGB Components

·         Guide to Minimize MIcrobial Food Safety Hazards of Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

·         Listeria monocytogenes Control for Ready-to-Eat Products

·         FDA: Salmonella risk from frozen rodents fed to reptiles

·         USDA Announces Additional Animal Disease Traceability Public Meetings

·         Statement By Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner Of Food And Drugs On The Reopening Of Florida State Waters To Commercial Fishing

·         Statement By Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner Of Food And Drugs On The Reopening Of Some Mississippi State Waters To Commercial Fishing

·         United States Seeks Permanent Injunction Against New York Food Processor

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·         New Approach to Targeting Inspection Resources and Identifying Patterns of Adulteration

·         Nominations Sought for Membership on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods

·         Food Safety Tips for Storm- and Flood-Impacted Areas

·         New Early Detection System Helps FDA Identify More than 100 Food Safety Problems in First 7 Months

·         FDA and Other Federal Agencies Collaborate to Improve Chemical Screening

·         NEW REPORT: Growers' Understanding and Implementation of FDA's GAPS Guidance

·         Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Procedures for the Safe and Sanitary Processing and Importing of Juice

·         Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, or Holding Operations for Dietary Supplements

·         Federal Agents Seize Bee-Shield Hand Sanitizer from Puerto Rican Company

·         Federal Agencies Announce Progress in First Year of Implementing Food Safety Working Group Recommendations

·         The Dairy Practitioner's Role in Residue Avoidance Survey

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·         Egg Safety Final Rule

·         FDA: New Final Rule to Ensure Egg Safety, Reduce Salmonella Illnesses Goes Into Effect

·         Nominations for Membership on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods

·         USDA Announces Projects to Improve Water Quality and Quantity for Agricultural Operations (July 2, 2010)

·         USDA Finalizes Ground Beef Standards for School Lunch and Nutrition Programs(July 1, 2010)

·         Safe & Suitable Ingredients Used in the Production of Meat, Poultry and Egg Products

·         New Smartphone App Alerts Consumers to Food and Product Recall Info, Allows Reporting of Questionable Items

·         USDA Announces and Seeks Comments on Standard-Setting Activities of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

·         Measuring Progress on Food Safety; Current Status and Future Directions

·         Nominations for Membership:National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods

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·         NOAA, FDA, and Gulf Coast State Officials Affirm Commitment to Ensuring Safety of Gulf Coast Seafood

·         Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection (Pathogen Reduction/HACCP)

·         General Food Defense Plan

·         FSIS, FDA, and CDC Measure Progress on Food Safety

·         Be Food Safe This Independence Day: USDA Offers Summer Grilling Tips

·         Issues Draft Guidance on the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobials in Food-Producing Animals

·         Instructions for Carcass Selection for the National Residue Program Scheduled Samples

·         Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health Seeks Membership Nominations

·         USDA To Honor Slain Food Safety Compliance Officers And Investigator

·         USDA Lifts Import Restrictions on Canadian Bovines

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·         FDA Seizes More Than $32,000 Worth of Bulk Honey from Philadelphia Distribution Center

·         USDA to Host Red Meat Mobile Slaughter Unit Information Session

·         Broiler Carcass Cleansing Solution Removes Harmful Bacteria

·         Nationwide Market Hogs Microbiological Baseline Data Collection Program - Update

·         USDA to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement for Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets – Seeks Public Comment on Scope of Issues

·         APHIS Announces Additional Animal Disease Traceability Public Meetings

·         FDA Takes Action Against California Soy-Product Manufacturer Lifesoy

·         FSIS Announces Public Meetings To Gather Input on New Draft Validation Guidance

·         Substances Generally Recognized as Safe Added to Food for Animals; Notice of Pilot Program

·         Documentation of Noncompliance in Egg Products Plants

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·         Safety Reporting Portal

·         Salmonella Subtyping Results in Raw Products

·         USDA Names Members to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods

·         Permission To Use Air Inflation of Meat Carcasses and Parts

·         Salmonella Subtyping Results in Raw Products

·         USDA Identifies Gaps, Releases Maps Which Detail U.S. Local Meat Processing Facilities

·         USDA Announces Availability of Compliance Guide for Mobile Slaughter Units

·         Genetic Screening Technique Can Detect More Than 700 Antimicrobial-Resistance Genes

·         Availability of Compliance Guide for Mobile Slaughter Units

·         For Consumers: The HVP Recall (Updated)

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·         Mobile Slaughter Unit Compliance Guide

·         USDA Visits Indiana to Highlight Efforts to Improve School Meals and Health of Nation's Children

·         Seeds of Aflatoxin-Resistant Corn Lines Available

·         FDA Transparency Task Force Unveils Draft Proposals on Agency Disclosure Policies

·         Guidance for Industry: Use of Water by Food Manufacturers in Areas Subject to a Boil-Water Advisory

·         Federal and State Officials Confirm Link Between Bagged Romaine Lettuce and E. coli O145 Illness Outbreak

·         New Performance Standards for Salmonella and Campylobacter in Young Chicken and Turkey Slaughter Establishments; New Compliance Guides

·         Compliance Guideline for Controlling Salmonella and Campylobacter in Poultry Third Edition May 2010

·         Pre-Harvest Management Controls and Intervention Options for Reducing Escherichia Coli O157:H7 Shedding in Cattle May 2010

·         Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and Specified Risk Material (SRM) Guidance Materials and Resources

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·         FDA Supports Freshway Foods Voluntary Recall

·         USDA Food Safety Discovery Zone Mobile

·         "USDA Food Safety Discovery Zone" to Deliver Food Safety Messages Across the Nation

·         Secretary Vilsack Reappoints Almanza as FSIS Administrator

·         Longmont Man Sentenced for Removing and Replacing Labels on Gatorade Bottles

·         FDA Takes Steps to Increase Safety of Foods During Transport

·         Let Me Tell You How Dad Got Sick (Comic Book)

·         FDA Offers Consumer Tips about Shopping at the Store on FoodSafety.gov

·         FSIS Announces Signing Of Procedural Agreement With Mexico

·          -FSIS, Mexican counterpart sign pact to improve interaction

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·         FDA requests comments, data on pathogens, filth in spices

·         FDA Seeks Comment, Information, Data on Front-of-Package Labeling and Shelf-Tag Symbols

·         Food Labeling; Public Workshop

·         Food Defense Plan: Security Measures for Food Defense

·         Risk Profile: Pathogens and Filth in Spices: Request for Comments and for Scientific Data and Information

·         USDA Deregulates Corn Genetically Engineered to Resist Insects

·         FDA Issues Guidance on New Safety Rules for Shell Eggs

·         USDA Issues Federal Order Modifying Certain Elements of the Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Program

·          -Federal Order

·          -Q&A: Bovine Tuberculosis Federal Order

·         FDA Inspections of Domestic Food Facilities

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·         From the USDA Blog: Recruiting the Next Generation of Food Safety Workers

·         Production Information on Post-Lethality Exposed Ready-To-Eat (RTE) Products

·         Safe and Suitable Ingredients Used in the Production of Meat and Poultry Products

·         Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage, and Transportation; Availability  

·         FSIS National Residue Program for Cattle

·         Metabolism and Residue Kinetics of Veterinary Drugs in Food-Producing Animals: Metabolism Study to Determine the Quantity and Identify the Nature of Residues

·         Metabolism and Residue Kinetics of Veterinary Drugs in Food-Producing Animals: Comparative Metabolism Studies in Laboratory Animals

·         Marker Residue Depletion Studies to Establish Product Withdrawal Periods; Availability

·         Threshold of Regulation for Submission Used in Food-Contact Articles

·         Procedures for the Safe and Sanitary Processing and Importing of Fish and Fishery Products

·         FDA Provides Information to Consumers about Triclosan

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·         Recordkeeping Requirements for Microbiological Testing and Corrective Measures for Bottled Water

·         FDA Provides Information to Consumers about Triclosan

·         USDA's OPEN Government Plan: a Commitment to Transparency and Openness

·         ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs Issued

·         Food Additives; Bisphenol A; Availability

·         Verification Activities for Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Raw Beef Products

·         2010 Scienific Meeting of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System; Public Meeting; Request for Comments

·         Federal Government Seeks Permanent Injunction Against Texas Egg Roll Manufacturer

·         Measuring Progress on Food Safety: Current Status and Future Directions; Public Workshop

·         Importation of Products for Other Than Commercial Purposes

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·         Notification, Documentation, and Recordkeeping Requirements for Inspected Establishments

·         Public Health Agencies Collaborate to Prevent Further Illnesses from Norovirus Outbreak Associated with Oysters Recently Harvested from Area Near Port Sulphur, La.

·         Public Health Agencies Warn of Outbreaks Related to Drinking Raw Milk

·         FDA Takes Action Against New York Dairy Farmer

·         Reporting Field Screen Residue Results in the eSAMPLE Application

·         Notification, Documentation, and Recordkeeping Requirements for Inspected Establishments

·         Handling a Process Deviation or Abnormal Container of Thermally Processed, Commercially Sterile Canned Product - Revision 2

·         Guidance for Industry on Submitting a Report for Multiple Facilities to the Reportable Food Electronic Portal as Established by the FDA

·         Producer Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Misrepresenting Non-organic

·         USDA Seeks Comments on New Rule to Enhance Food Safety

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·         Food Safety Education Conference — Join the Discussion Online

·         Public Meeting to Address Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food

·         Canned Salmon–Adulteration Involving Decomposition; Withdrawal of Guidance

·         FDA Update on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak

·         Registration of Food Facilities Under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act (of 2002)

·         Prior Notice of Imported Food Under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act (of 2002)

·         FDA Update on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak

·         FDA, FSIS, CDC Collaborate on Methods to Measure Success of Food Safety Programs March 30 Workshop Open to Public

·         For Consumers: The HVP Recall

·         Improving Tracing Procedures for E. coli O157:H7 Positive Raw Beef Product

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·         Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP) Product Recalls and FDA Investigation

·         Codex Alimentarius Commission on Contaminants in Food

·         FDA Update on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak - March 5, 2010

·         FSIS to Discuss Product Tracing Efforts Related to E. Coli O157:H7 at March 10 Public Meeting

·         FDA Investigation Reveals Salmonella Tennessee at Plant that Makes Flavor Enhancers for Food Processors and Other Distributors

·         Measuring Progress on Food Safety: Current Status and Future Directions; Public Workshop

·         Public Workshop on Measuring Progress on Food Safety: Current Status and Future Directions

·         FDA, FSIS, CDC Collaborate on Methods to Measure Success of Food Safety Programs

·         FDA Calls on Food Companies to Correct Labeling Violations; FDA Commissioner Issues an Open Letter to the Industry

·         FDA Update on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak - February 26, 2010

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·         Sampling of Low Production Volume Raw Ground Beef Establishments for Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7

·         FDA Update on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak - February 25, 2010

·         Preventive Controls for Fresh Produce; Request for Comments

·         Meetings and Events

·         SK Foods Former Owner and Ceo Salyer Indicted In Sacramento

·          -SK Foods Defendants who Pled Guilty

·          -Salyer Indictment

·          -King Filed Information and Plea

·         Update on Bisphenol A for Use in Food Contact Applications: January 2010

·         USDA and FDA Coordinating Efforts to Ensure Safety of Produce

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·         Exception for Certain Products From the FSIS Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Sampling Programs

·         FDA Update on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak

·         Safe and Suitable Ingredients Used in the Production of Meat and Poultry Products - Revision 1

·         Public Meeting to Address Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling

·         FDA Updates Statement on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak

·         USDA Announces New Framework for Animal Disease Traceability

·          -New Animal Disease Traceability Framework, Q and A's

·         Guidance for Industry on How to Submit a Notice of Intent to Slaughter for Human Food Purposes in Electronic Format to The Center for Veterinary Medicine

·         USDA Announces Food Safety Initiatives for School Lunch and Other Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs

·         PREDICT

·         FDA Updates Statement on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak

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·         United States Seizes more than 1500 Cases of Food from Wisconsin Distribution Warehouse

·         USDA: 'Referee a Safe Super Bowl Party'

·         Peanut Outlook: Impacts of the 2008-09 Foodborne Illness Outbreak Linked to Salmonella in Peanuts

·         FDA Requests $4.03 Billion to Transform Food Safety System, Invest in Medical Product Safety, Regulatory Science

·         FDA Statement on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak

·         Codex Alimentarius Commission; Codex Committee on Food Additives

·         Nationwide Raw Chicken Parts Microbiological Baseline Data Collection Program

·         President Obama, Secretary Vilsack Announce Intent to Nominate Dr. Elisabeth Hagen as USDA Under Secretary For Food Safety

·         Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Human Food and Cosmetics Manufactured From, Processed With, or Otherwise Containing, Material From Cattle

·         USDA Hosts Outreach Webinars on Mobile Slaughter Units

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·         Update on Bisphenol A for Use in Food Contact Applications: January 2010

·         Instructions For Sampling Ammoniated Beef Products

·         Sample Collection From Cattle Under the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Ongoing Surveillance Program

·         Reiteration of Policy Regarding the Removal of Lingual and Palatine Tonsils From Beef Tongues and Beef Market Heads

·         How to Proceed in Establishments that have Multiple FSIS Laboratory Confirmed Residue Violations from the Same Source Supplier

·         Public Meeting To Address Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems

·         FSIS webinar to focus on sanitary dressing procedures

·         FDA Unveils First Phase of Transparency Initiative

·         FDA Seizes More Than $1 Million Worth of Food from Nashville Food Processor and Warehouse: Agency acts to prevent distribution of food from rodent-infested facility

·         FDA Takes Action Against New Jersey Cheese Manufacturer

 

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