Day: January 29, 2018

US: U.S. officials say E. coli outbreak linked to leafy greens is over

Food Safety News: They still haven’t found the specific source of the contamination, but U.S. officials say a deadly E. coli outbreak traced to “leafy greens” is over. The outbreak hit Canada as well, but public health officials there declared the outbreak over on Jan. 10. They alerted the public about the outbreak on Dec. 11, reporting romaine lettuce was the cause.
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Day: January 29, 2018

EU: Don’t attack science agencies for political gain

Nature: The job of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to assess what might make food unsafe. That’s hard enough. It is even harder when the agency is at the centre of a public debate that goes far beyond science.

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