CONSUMER ACTIVISTS SLAM HACCP: Study faults meat safety efforts
- Food safety a concern no matter what the shape of regulatory reforms. // Nation's Health;Apr95, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p4
Focuses on a bill (HR 450) passed by the House of Representatives which would put a moratorium on new food safety regulations. Public comment, received by the USDA, on new food-inspection rules that would reduce the risk of food contamination; USDA's new proposal on food inspection rules, which...
- The myth of the magic bullet. Hernandez, Jorge // Food Management;Jul98, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p92
Discusses anti-contamination techniques required on safe food handling practices to prevent food-borne illness in the United States (US). Details on the Salmonella-fighting spray approved by the US Department of Agriculture; Discussion on irradiation technique; Explanation on vaccination technique.
- Dateline Washington. Coorsh, Richard // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jul94, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p6
Reports on the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) imposition of a `white glove' standard for food processors. Move as response to publicized outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli) contamination in undercooked hamburgers; Inadvertent spreading of bacteria from one carcass to another from too...
- USDA unveils food safety research agenda. // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Jan2004, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p3F
Reports the launch of the food safety research agenda of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in January 2004. Purpose of the research agenda; Information on a list of additional research needs released by the department in line with the agenda; Highlights of the agenda.
- Targeting lesser-known Escherichia coli strains in food safety. // Food Engineering & Ingredients;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p20
The article focuses on the research study conducted by scientist Pina Fratamico, a microbiologist and research group leader with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), about Escherichia coli strains in food handling. It mentions that Fratamico and colleagues compared Shiga toxin-producing E....
- SCIENTISTS STUDYING FFV CLEANERS. // FoodService Director;4/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p16
Presents an update on several produce sanitation techniques that are under development at the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture as of April 15, 2002. Information on the experimental methods under study to prevent the risk of bacterial contamination of fresh fruits...
- Meat safety standards finally enter 20th century, but still fail to protect. // Environmental Nutrition;Sep96, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p3
Reports on the US Department of Agriculture's announcement of the rules regarding meat safety system. E. coli outbreaks; Elements of the new system; Food handling safety.
- Steam pasteurization for beef wins USDA approval. // National Provisioner;Jan96, Vol. 210 Issue 1, p10
Reports on the United States Department of Agriculture's approval of the use of steam pasteurization as an anti-microbial treatment in the process of beef slaughter. Date process was approved; Development of the Steam Pasteurization system by Frigoscandia Equipment Group and Cargill...
- USDA research center targets food safety. // Prepared Foods;Jun98, Vol. 167 Issue 6, p109
Highlights the commitment of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Eastern Regional Research Center to food safety. Budget allocated for food safety research; Information on Food Pathogen Model of the USDA.