Food Safety

Picture: iStock. An employee of contract sanitation provider QSI died while cleaning a machine at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in Tennessee.

OSHA investigation under way

Contract sanitation worker dies in Tyson plant accident

By Heidi Parsons

An employee of a contract sanitation company has died after reportedly falling into a piece of equipment he was cleaning at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in Shelbyville, Tennessee.

Officials seized a modified car with hidden compartments to smuggle fake alcohol in Hungary

Operation Opson IV was a joint Interpol and Europol investigation

Thousands of tonnes of fake food and drink seized

By Joseph James Whitworth

More than 2,500 tonnes of counterfeit and illicit food have been seized in 47 countries as part of a joint Interpol and Europol operation.

Caramel apples. Photo: therealbridgetpalmer/flickr

Listeria outbreak from Bidart Bros. apples over - CDC

By Joseph James Whitworth

An outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in apples linked to the deaths of at least three people appears to be over, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

UAPB will receive $149,000 from the USDA’s NIFA

Foodborne pathogen research grant for UAPB

By Joseph James Whitworth

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has received a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to study foodborne pathogens.

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