Food safety round up 27th September 2012

 

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Food safety officials waited weeks to issue tainted beef alert
StarPhoenix
Federal food safety bureaucrats waited nearly two weeks to issue a public health alert after learning that beef from an Alberta plant was contaminated with a potentially deadly bacteria. And officials with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency revealed
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Tcisys.com Helps Companies Put Food Safety First
MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN Press) (EMAILWIRE.COM, September 24, 2012 ) Bideford, UK– Food safety is critical to the ongoing protection of brands and consumers. An incident, no matter how minor, can be devastating for any food-related organization. The cost of a food
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Food safety leader from Boston proud of his role at London 2012
This is Lincolnshire
A BOSTON man who was the team leader for food safety at London 2012 has said it was the biggest and best experience of his life. Boston Borough Council environmental health officer and Olympics Games Maker, Howard Williams, 45, said: “It was one of
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This is Lincolnshire
Dubai Municipality meets Thai companies to intensify food safety measures
AME Info
As part of its deep rooted commitment to keep Dubai a food safe global city and to practicalize its strategic vision to exercise food control measures at its very exporting places, Dubai Municipality has recently organized a program for prominent Thai
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PEANUT BUTTER RECALL HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR TOUGH FOOD SAFETY
Sky Valley Chronicle
(NATIONAL) — The nationwide peanut butter recall announce by food chain Trader Joe’s over concern of possible salmonella contamination underscores the need for passage of the “Food Safety Modernization Act,” says Consumers Union, the advocacy arm
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Sky Valley Chronicle
Pact with Germany on energy and food safety
Bangkok Post
Thailand and Germany have agreed to work closely on energy and food safety due to global economic doldrums. The Thai-German Joint Economic Committee chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong and German Deputy Federal Chancellor and
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New Food Safety Guide for Smaller Processors
ThePoultrySite.com
US – The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has published a guide for smaller poultry meat processors producing ready-to-eat (RTE) products, with the focus on food safety, particularly on the control of foodborne pathogens such as
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Worried over Food Safety, House Democrats Seek to Limit Arsenic Levels in Rice
Food Product Design
Three U.S. representatives on Friday planned to introduce legislation to limit the amount of arsenic that is permitted in rice and rice-based products following a Consumer Reports investigation that set off another alarm over food safety. Introduced by
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Neogen quarterly profit climbs 11%
MarketWatch
Neogen’s food safety test kits are used to detect bacteria, toxins and allergens, while its animal health products include veterinary devices and pharmaceuticals, mostly for farm animals. The company’s bottom-line performance has been mixed in recent
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Industrial Engineering Optimizes Food Safety Practices
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies
While the goal for most foodservice design is to enhance operational efficiency and guest experience, industry engineering processes can also enhance food safety when done right. One could be led to believe that the application of Industrial
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Blogs
Officials Tracking Outbreak of Rare Salmonella Food Safety News
By ggoetz@foodsafetynews.com (Gretchen Goetz)
According to the outbreak report – issued by the European Food Safety Authority and Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Friday – cases of the same strain of S. Stanley are still being reported and the outbreak is considered ongoing.
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Article by: FoodAndSafety.com.au