Study: Seafood Safety at Risk Due to Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Strains

September 20, 2019 JON PARTON, Courthouse News

New bacterial strains that have developed resistance to antibiotics used to treat humans are increasingly showing up in dolphins and fish, posing a health risk that threatens the safety of global seafood supply according to a new study released Sunday.

Maine Coast Achieves SQF Food Safety Certification

September 18, 2019 Maine Coast

“Our customers trust Maine Coast to deliver high-quality lobster each and every time.” said Tom Adams, CEO, Maine Coast. “The company is committed to the sustainability of our wild fishery via our Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Certification and active leadership in the Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association (MCSLA).”

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Statement From Acting FDA Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas Calling on all Sectors of the Papaya Industry to Improve Practices to Better Protect Consumers

August 29, 2019 Perishable News

Every day Americans enjoy an abundant food supply that is among the safest in the world. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration works tirelessly to ensure that foods available to consumers, whether they are produced domestically or abroad, meet the FDA’s food safety requirements and that we are using all available tools to ensure compliance.

U.S. Cheese Safety, Marketing Could Benefit From Research Project

With more than 13 billion pounds of cheese produced in the U.S. each year — about a quarter of that in Wisconsin — it’s obvious that Americans love their cheddar, curds, mozzarella and dozens of other varieties.

IDFA Seeking Nominations for 2020 Food Safety Leadership Award

The award, now in its fourth year, will honor an individual from our membership who demonstrates outstanding leadership toward enhancing food safety within the dairy products industry. The award alternates between honoring companies or groups in odd years and individuals in even years.