Food safety round up 26th September 2012

 

News
Strict food safety regime soon
The Hindu
A strict food safety regime, where people will not have to be apprehensive about eating out, will be in vogue in the State within three years, Food Safety Commissioner Biju Prabhakar has said. Inaugurating a one-day workshop on ‘streetside vendors and
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Silliker opens new Solutions Center as food safety awareness increases
FoodNavigator-USA.com
Speaking with FoodNavigator-USA, Johannes Burlin, President of Silliker North America, explained that awareness of food safety issues has increased for industry because of regulations like the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA). Safety is also
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FoodNavigator-USA.com
Food safety wing lacks staff
Deccan Chronicle
The understaffed Warangal zone’s food safety department is likely to get some respite under recently enacted The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, which came into force in the state with effect from December 2011 in place of the old Prevention of
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Newton Receives Grant to Improve Food Safety in Restaurants, Grocery Stores
Patch.com
The city’s Health and Human Services Department recently received a $350,000 Federal Food and Drug Administration Grant to help improve food safety at Newton restaurants and grocery stores. According to a press release issued by the city, Newton is the
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Recalled Trader Joe’s PB Made by Sunland Inc. in Portales, NM
Food Safety News
Sunland Inc. in Portales, NM, manufactures the peanut butter associated with an outbreak of a rare Salmonella strain, industry sources tell Food Safety News. Labeled as Trader Joe’s Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter, the product was officially
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Food Safety News
Food Maker Registration Under FSMA Including Farms Begins Oct. 1
Food Safety News
All domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold food for human or animal consumption in the U.S. must register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
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Food Safety News
Tainted beef recall grows
Edmonton Sun
“There is a possibility that, through our food safety investigation, we could identify additional products and the recall could be expanded again. At this point, we’re working with the company and distributors to identify and verify all affected
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Big Food and Big Ag Thwart Your “Right to Know” Anything About Your Food
Food Safety News
The “right to know” is the rallying cry of more and more Americans who are fed up with our unappetizing, unhealthy, secretive food system. Consumers are demanding that Big Food/Ag draw back the curtain on unsavory industry practices, shocking
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Blogs
U.S. agency alerted Canada to E. coli danger « US Food Safety
By foodsafeguru
by Doug Powell As the Canadian Food Inspection Agency expands the XL Foods E. coli O157:H7 recall for the sixth time tonight, it was revealed CFIA first became aware of problems with the beef when tests conducted in the U.S. came back
US Food Safety
FPL Food Uses DNA Traceability to Strengthen Food Safety Processes
By Carol Scott
FPL Food Uses DNA Traceability to Strengthen Food Safety Processes. Following four years of development and research, FPL Food will work with IdentiGEN’s team of DNA scientists to analyze and catalogue DNA samples of FPL beef at
IdentiGEN
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Verallia North America Receives Third ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety
Read ‘Verallia North America Receives Third ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management Systems Certification’ on Yahoo!7 Finance Australia. MUNCIE, Ind. and
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