Day: May 24, 2018

US: Birds, pigs, water, air — How did the bacteria find the romaine?

Food Safety News: Investigators continue their tedious search for the source of the E. coli that apparently contaminated romaine lettuce, causing this spring’s deadly outbreak. But it’s becoming increasingly unlikely they will find a smoking gun.

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Day: May 24, 2018

NZ: Total Diet Study provides more insight on what we’re eating

Scoop Health: New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS) has today published the results for the 2016 New Zealand Total Diet Study (TDS), which shows the food New Zealanders eat has a high level of safety in regard to chemical hazards which might be present in the food supply. Exposure to agricultural chemicals and contaminants from food remains low, and for the first time in two decades our dietary intake of iodine is sufficient for good health.

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