Day: December 7, 2017

US: Dozens dead in South Africa Listeria outbreak

Food Safety News: More than 550 people are confirmed sick, with at least 36 dead, in an ongoing Listeria outbreak in South Africa. South Africa’s government reports the source of the outbreak is likely to be a food product consumed by people across all socio-economic groups.
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Day: December 7, 2017

US: California bans the harvest of windfall avocados

Fresh Plaza: The Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule which prohibits the distribution of produce that drops to the ground before harvesting now applies to avocados as well.
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