Health reporter Picard writes that the root of the listeriosis outbreak in Canada in 2008 was not two dirty meat slicers but rather a culture – in government and private enterprise alike – in which food safety was not a priority but an afterthought.
Maple Leaf Foods found significant quantities of listeria in its meats as far back as 2007, but had n
Two additional confirmed cases of hepatitis A connected to the McDonald's restaurant today have been reported by officials from the Scott County Health Department. That brings the total number of cases to 23.
WASHINGTON -- The American Meat Institute is urging dismissing "a nuisance lawsuit" recently filed through what it calls "the pro-vegetarian, animal rights group, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and its 'Cancer Project.'"
Nathan’s Famous, Kraft Foods/Oscar Mayer, Sara Lee, Con Agra Foods and Marathon Enterprises are b
A stray cat taken by someone to a family gathering in Delaware, USA resulted in 17 people from 4 states undergoing rabies post-exposure treatment. The kitten was found by the side of the road, taken to the gathering (it's unclear whether it was found on the way there or earlier) and when it became ill after the gathering, it was diagnosed with rabies.
Mike Taylor is my hero, and the hero of many others also. And yet there are those who probably cringed when it was announced that he was coming back to DC politics as the Senior Advisor to the Commissioner at the FDA.
I know Mike's name was tossed around in many circles as the next Undersecretary for Food Safety at the USDA.
A reduction of as little as five per cent in fisheries catch could result in as much as 30 per cent of the British Columbia coastal ecosystems being protected from overfishing, according to a new study from the UBC Fisheries Centre.
The study, by Natalie Ban and Amanda Vincent of Project Seahorse, proposes modest reductions in areas where fisheries take place,