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Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Cantaloupe Declared Over

The multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Newport infections linked to cantaloupe appears to be over, according to the final update published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on October 5.  In its update, CDC provided final … Continue reading

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FDA Advice on Arsenic in Rice

FDA this week recommended that consumers not change their consumption of rice and rice products at this time, and that people eat a balanced diet containing a wide variety of grains.  This recommendation was based on the results of arsenic analyses by the … Continue reading

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Salmonella Leading Hazard in FDA Reportable Food Registry

The US Food and Drug Administration last week released the second annual report of the reportable food registry.  The reportable food registry is an electronic portal to which reports about instances of reportable food must be submitted to FDA within … Continue reading

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FDA Releases Second Edition of the “Bad Bug Book”

The US Food and Drug Administration has released an updated edition of the “Bad Bug Book,” its handbook on pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins.  A new feature of the second edition is the inclusion of a “consumer box” in each … Continue reading

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