FDA Releases report on foodborne illness risk factors in delis

FDA Releases report on foodborne illness risk factors in delis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its report on a study of foodborne illness risk factors in retail food store deli departments.  This study is part of a 10-year initiative that examines when foodborne illness risk factors, such as employees practicing poor personal hygiene, and food safety practices, like improper handwashing, occur; and their…

Native authority shortages might influence meals security checks

Native authority shortages might influence meals security checks

More than half of local authorities in England are not taking on trainees or apprentices in environmental health because of funding and capacity issues, according to a survey. The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) said findings from its workforce survey of environmental health professionals were “concerning.” A third of Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) in…

One other affected person confirmed in E. coli outbreak; supply stays unknown

One other affected person confirmed in E. coli outbreak; supply stays unknown

The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA’s CORE Response Teams. The investigations are in a variety of stages. Some outbreaks have limited information with investigations ongoing, others may be near completion. This weeks table includes an additional patient to the tally in a new outbreak of E. coli O145:H28. Sixteen people are now…

Oklahoma v. Tyson, the Bus A great deal of Legal professionals case, occurring 16 years

Oklahoma v. Tyson, the Bus A great deal of Legal professionals case, occurring 16 years

It’s been almost 16 years since the State of Oklahoma sued most of the nation’s poultry industry-led Tyson Foods for environmental damages to its most popular waters for $1.6 billion. Oklahoma wanted monetary damages and injunctive relief against the poultry producers it blamed for storing and disposing of hundreds of tons of poultry waste on…