FOOD SAFETY LITIGATION: Foodservice pays out little in foodborne illness suits
- FOOD FIGHT. Farquhar, Doug // State Legislatures;Oct/Nov2007, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p26
The article reports on the steps being taken in the U.S. to ensure food safety. This year 2007 was filled with large-scale food recalls, Escherichia coli in spinach, salmonella in peanut butter, melamine in pet-food, anti-freeze in toothpaste. The spotlight has been on the agencies responsible...
- Salmonella continues down. // BEEF;Oct2004, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p80
Reports on sampling data from the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service showing a continued downtrend in positive tests for Salmonella. Reduction of Salmonella rates in all classes of animal food products to levels below the Hazard Analysis and...
- Foodborne Illnesses Decline in 2004. // SN: Supermarket News;4/25/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 17, p39
Reports the decline in foodborne illnesses related to common bacterial pathogens in the U.S. in 2004. Factors that contributed to the decline; Impact of the recommendations implemented by the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2002 on food...
- NEWS DIGESTS. // Nation's Restaurant News;7/29/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 30, p3
Reports developments on the food service industry in the U.S. as of July 2002. Revision of a policy by the Department of Agriculture; Contract won by Sodexho SA; Details of the shigella food poisoning outbreak.
- USDA ISSUES SCHOOL RECALL GUIDE. // FoodService Director;10/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p16
Reports on the resource guide issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in an effort to improve food safety in school cafeterias across the nation. Components of the material; Importance of the role of foodservice professionals.
- Environmental Health-'Net. // Journal of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p55
This article reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has released regulatory sampling data showing a continued downward trend in positive tests for Salmonella. The hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) rule, implemented July 25, 1996,...
- Food Contamination Lawsuit Settled. // R&D Magazine;Jan2003, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the move of biopharmaceutical company ProdiGene Inc. to settle its lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Details of the lawsuit; Terms of the settlement.
- For the Birds. Biars, Lee // Food & Drink;May/Jun2006, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p10
The article focuses on the safety handling of poultry in the foodservice industry. Food poisoning occur as a result of contamination of food that come into contact with the juices from raw chicken. It is important that anything that comes into contact with raw chicken be cleaned and sanitized....
- PRINCIPLES OF A HEALTHY KITCHEN. TAYAR, Mustafa // International Journal of Health & Nutrition;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p18
In today's world, extreme precautions must be taken for food hygiene issues in order to decrease food poisoning cases. Secure food processing is the process of purification of food from physical, chemical and biological artifacts, with certain controlling steps involved during the production....