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    COVID-19, Washing Hands, Alcoholism and Sacred Cows

    Scientists agree that exposure to COVID-19 has different outcomes for different people, such as young vs. old, men vs. women, and people residing in different countries. It is also in general agreement that...

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    FDA Inspection report that Smuckers Pet Food repeatedly failed to ‘implement nutrient toxicity preventative controls’

    Pet Food Safety Advocacy group Truth about pet food got from FDA, through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents that Smucker's pet food repeatedly failed to 'implement nutrient toxicity preventative controls.' In t...

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    FDA issues a first injunction under Produce Safety Rule to Illinois-based food manufacturer for repeated food safety violations

    The FDA issued the first injunction against a company for the violation of the Produce Safety Rule enacted under FSMA.  The injunction was issued against Fortune Food Product, Inc., an Illinois-based processor of sprout...

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    FDA recalls 150 brands of hand sanitizers: How can consumers keep track?

    With the need to clean hands frequently during the COVID-19 pandemic, hand sanitizers became a hot commodity. The familiar brands such as Purell disappeared from the shelves and consumers needed to resort to...

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    Pre-harvest treatment for the reduction of foodborne pathogens and microbial load on tomatoes

    A study by researchers from the Center of Food Safety at the University of Georgia, published in Food Control (Vol. 119, Jan 2021), suggests that applying sanitizers to tomatoes, pre-harvesting can reduce foodborne pathogens...

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    FDA reports that 176 hand sanitizers were recalled and the list keeps growing

    The list of hand sanitizers on the “do-not-use” list keeps growing. The FDA continues to warn consumers not to use 176 hand sanitizer products due to potential methanol contamination. The FDA says the recalled ha...

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