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    FDA proposes a new rule for FSMA food traceability as part of the New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposed rule for traceability and recordkeeping requirements for the most vulnerable foods. The goal of the proposal is to track the foods at every...

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    CDC reports: Listeria Outbreak linked to deli meats

    The CDC reported that ten people were infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes in three states (Florida, Massachusetts, and New York). All 10 ill people were hospitalized. One death has been reported from ...

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    Former Blue Bell Creameries CEO is charged in connection with alleged Listeria contamination cover-up

    A Texas grand jury charged Paul Kruse, Blue Bell Creameries' who served as the company's CEO and president from 2004 to 2017, with wire fraud and conspiracy in connection with an alleged cover-up of the company's 2015 Lister...

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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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    Coronavirus Disease among Workers in Food Processing, Food Manufacturing, and Agriculture Workplaces

    A study in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases by the CDC found that among 742 food and agriculture work locations surveyed in 30 states, 8,978 workers had confirmed COVID-19, and 55 workers died. The ethnical mix shows...

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    Warning letter to The Lennox, International, animal food manufacturer after Salmonella recall

    The Lenox facility's FDA inspection was a compliance follow-up inspection to assess corrections made since the Class I recall of pig ear pet treats due to Salmonella traced back to the company. The nationwide outbreak of mul...

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