Food Policy

Changes to the Chick-fil-A Antibiotic Use Policy in Spring of 2024 Is Not as Bad as It Sounds

Changes to the Chick-fil-A antibiotic use policy may sound scary, but it isn’t as bad as it may sound. Chick-fil-A,…

2 weeks ago

Data Suggests Chagas Disease Cases Are on the Rise. Researchers Call for Inclusion in 2025 Global Burden of Foodborne Illness WHO Report.

Are Chagas disease cases on the rise? Researchers seem to think so. So much, in fact, that they are urging…

1 month ago

FDA Finally Proposes to Ban Orange Soda Ingredient and Catch Up with Other Countries

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposal to ban an orange soda ingredient in November may finally go through.…

1 month ago

State Attorneys General Urge Congress to Ban Unwashed Poppy Seeds, Here’s Why.

Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin is among 12 other state attorneys general urging the United States Congress to ban unwashed…

2 months ago

The Role of Negligence in Food Poisoning Cases

Negligence is a crucial factor in food poisoning cases. It is a legal term that refers to the failure to…

12 months ago

PulseNet Proclaims Whole Genome Sequencing as New Gold Standard

A foodborne illness outbreak can be anywhere from 2 people falling ill from the same food source to hundreds or…

5 years ago

C.Diff Threat to Elderly Hospital Patients

A kind of dangerous bacteria called Clostridioides difficile or C.Diff is posing a threat to very sick and elderly hospital…

5 years ago

The FDA’s Recall Authority

Here’s a scary situation: what happens if the government finds out that a particular food is contaminated or dangerous (like…

5 years ago

California Fired and the Woe of Avocados

Delicious, green, creamy goodness.  The omni-useful, omni-versatile, omni-famous – Avocado.  I know I just made up a few words just…

5 years ago

IBM’s Blockchain Update

IBM’s Food Trust blockchain platform continues to expand. They’ve already announced a number of big-name players who will be adoption…

5 years ago