Presence and Persistence of Salmonella in Dry Conditions


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

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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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Limits Testing: A Novel Public Health-Based Approach to Using Qualitative Pathogen Detection Methods in a Semi-Quantitative Manner


“Positive” or Negative.” “Present” or “Absent.” “Detected” or “Not Detected.” To those of us in the food industry who routinely

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