The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released an Action Plan that outlines the steps it will take to address Salmonella in meat and poultry products.
Dr. Michele Jay-Russell, program director at the Western Center for Food Safety is being kept busy these days with details related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). When Jay-Russell is not testifying at hearings, she’s busy in a spinach field conducting raw manure experiments. Jay-Russell recently appeared at a one-day…
David Goldenberg, Acting Program Manager and Coordinator for Field Training at the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security (WIFSS), was front and center, at a one-day agroterrorism training course. The course is one in a series of six courses developed at WIFSS, and is delivered through certified courses of the US Department of Homeland Security.
Salads and sandwich wraps linked to a multistate E. coli outbreak were sold at Walgreens stores in Northern California and Trader Joe’s stores in California, Washington, Oregon and Arizona, according to a retail distribution list compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS).
Why is a food safety veterinarian working so often with wildlife? Find out in The Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast on public health and food safety.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announces Class One Recall on November 10, 2013. The Glass Onion Company of Richmond CA recalled approximately 181,620 pounds of ready-to-eat salads and sanwdwich wrap products with fully-cooked chicken and ham that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
How does refugee healthcare in the Peace Corps and the International Red Cross weave its way into a career as a Wildlife veterinarian and One Health practitioner? UC Davis pre-vet student Mark Cayabyab talks with Dr. Cheryl Scott about the path that led her to maintain both a veterinary and nursing license, making her one of the few strictly defined “One Health” practitioners on an episode of The Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast.
Eight cases of illness among children in East Tennessee are likely related to drinking “raw” or unpasteurized milk.
New research provides evidence that antibiotic resistance has spread beyond hospitals and farms to wildlife. According to the CDC at least 2 million people each year in the United States alone are sickened by infections resistant to drugs.