Day: October 17, 2017

US: FDA says more research needed on Listeria presence on ready to eat produce

Tom Karst / The Packer: Both industry food safety leaders and Food and Drug Administration produce safety staff say more research is needed on the levels of Listeria monocytogenes found naturally occurring on ready to eat produce coming into packinghouses.
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Day: October 17, 2017

US: Caution: increase in outbreaks ahead

Quality Assurance & Food Safety Magazine: If a tree falls in the woods when no one is around, does it still make a sound? A similar question can be asked of foodborne illness: if a food makes someone sick but it isn’t diagnosed or isn’t attributed to a food, does it still count?

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Day: October 17, 2017

MX: Mexican papaya exports rise despite food safety scare

Fresh Fruit Portal: Could it be that consumers now have more faith in foodborne illness traceability, or would volumes have been greater still in the absence of this year’s Maradol papaya-related salmonella outbreak?

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