E. coli O157:H7 has literally gone nuts! The “hamburger disease” makes an appearance in soy nut butter.


Let’s start out by doing a flashback to this point in time 35 years ago. E.T. just wanted to “phone

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Presence and Persistence of Salmonella in Dry Conditions


Traditionally, there are specific product groups that are associated with illnesses from foodborne pathogens. For example, retail deli meats are

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USDA Involvement With Retail Establishments


USDA, in January 2016, launched a nationwide pilot project to determine the status of retailers’ voluntary adoption of its "FSIS

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FDA Expectations for Controlling Listeria monocytogenes


In January 2017, FDA published its document entitled “Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready–To–Eat Foods: Guidance for Industry.” Interestingly, it

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What Is Food Fraud?


Food fraud is the act of purposely altering, misrepresenting, mislabeling, substituting or tampering with any food product at any point

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