Food safety round up 24th September 2012

 

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Food Safety Commissionerate firm on bringing in grading system in hotels
IBNLive.com
The recent inspections and arm-twisting by the Food Safety Commissionerate against erring hoteliers and food outlets in the state, against the backdrop of a few instances of food poisoning, was just to demonstrate the powers of the Food Safety and
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Food safety guidelines for refrigeration
Times of India
Generally, we believe that if the food is refrigerated it is safe to consume it even more than a week later, isn’t it? Well, false. Food has an expiry date even if it is refrigerated. So how safe is your food? Let’s chart out the storage time for the
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Audit suggests Ga. food manufacturers may not be testing food products as
The Republic
ATLANTA — Food manufacturers in Georgia may be dodging a first-of-its-kind law requiring that they inform state food inspectors when their products test positive for contamination, according to an audit of the state’s food inspection service. An audit
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Debunking four myths can lead to better food safety
CattleNetwork.com
LINCOLN, Neb. — Just because that chicken has already thawed without being cooked doesn’t mean it needs to be thrown out. Contrary to popular belief, thawed food can be refrozen in some cases, said Julie Albrecht, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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New food safety rules in place
Morganton News Herald
Dining out in Burke County just got safer as North Carolina has added new rules to its food safety code. The changes became effective earlier this month. “Burke County’s environmental health staff works closely with local eating establishments to
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Beef recall hits US, Canada
Ottawa Citizen
Agency spokesman Garfield Balsom confirmed that word of the positive findings came from the Food Safety Inspection Service of the U.S. Drug Authority on Sept. 3, nearly two weeks before the CFIA began issuing advisories about ground beef products
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Raid at leading retail chain store; food samples collected
Business Standard
Food Safety Officer Surender Poonia along with his team raided the store in Sector 23 and took samples of oil and bottled milk. A complaint had been made by the Resident Welfare Association (RWA) to Deputy Commissioner P C Meena regarding the sale of
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Sons of Woman Who Died After Eating Listeria-Tainted Cantaloupe Sue
Food Poison Journal
The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Baton Rouge against Frontera Produce, the company that distributed the Listeria-contaminated Jensen Farms cantaloupes, and Primus Labs, the company that performed a food safety inspection of the Jensen
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Al Bayader rolls out safe lunch bags for students
Hotelier Middle East
Food packaging solutions provider, Al Bayader International, has launched zipper bags for kid’s school lunches aimed at promoting food safety and hygiene. The zipper bags were developed in line with the company’s Pack it Safe, Right Step for Safe Food
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Blogs 2 new results for food safety
Trader Joe’s Outbreak Involves Rare Food Safety News
By dflynn@foodsafetynews.com (Dan Flynn)
Food Safety News – Breaking News for Everyone’s Consumption · Home · Foodborne CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and California state health officials briefed Trader Joe’s on the problem on Sept. 20 and the retailer
Food Safety News
Food Safety Issues Focus of New Research and Extension Outreach
By OSU Extension
Faculty from Michigan State University, Ohio State University and Purdue University gathered earlier this month in a new effort to strengthen both research and Extension outreach in food safety issues.
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Web 1 new result for food safety
Restaurants at the Forefront of Food Safety – International Food
The IFIC Nutrition Blog is an information food blog featuring the latest nutrition advice, nutrition
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