Friday, January 8, 2010

Weekly Round Up

It’s a New Year with New Updates in the world of food safety!  Here is a sampling of what to look out for and what to know as 2010 begins.  Remember, you can receive this information and more by signing up for our S.T.O.P. E-alerts!  Have a safe and happy 2010!!

The Nation’s Restaurant News gives us an update of which restaurant chains have been affected by a December recall of beef. 

This release discusses the FDA’s actions to prevent the distribution of food from a rodent infested facility.

The New York Times cafeteria was shut down last week due to possibly being the cause of food poisoning for at least 15 of its staffers. 

Soda Fountains Squirt Fecal Bacteria, Study Finds

This informative ABC News article details a small study showing 70% of beverages coming from soda fountains having SOME type of bacteria.

Let’s have a small round of applause for all the food safety reporters and bloggers who give us information on recalls and alerts when other organizations lag behind. 

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