Food safety news
How does a food product get put on the shelves or in the freezers of our grocery stores without benefit of inspection? Inquiring minds would like to know how that happens.
There should be no shortage of turkey at the grocery store this year, according to the National Turkey Federation.
The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom program has named Amanda Stanko, a STEM and preschool teacher with Corpus Christi Catholic School in Bloomington, as the 2024 IAITC Teacher of the Year.
Five new fact sheets about food safety are now available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The resources are designed for USDA’s partners and stakeholders, including child nutrition program operators and farmers.
At the 2023 National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Annual Meeting, NASDA members adopted several policies.
The website for the Food Safety and Inspection Service arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is a good place to watch for recalls and alerts.
We’ve all been hit with sticker shock lately when shopping at the grocery store. Instead of grumbling over our favorite topic — the weather — everyone is now talking about price increases for eggs, a household staple.
How many food items in your freezer, refrigerator or kitchen cabinet are on recall lists? I spotted a food recall alert on the news.
A cow that died recently on a Dutch farm tested positive for mad cow disease, the government of the Netherlands announced, in a rare case of the cattle illness that can cause a fatal brain disease in people who eat tainted beef.
Bureau County Farm Bureau will host a charcuterie board evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at 1407 N. Main St. in Princeton. The event will focus on wellness, food safety and a variety of food-related topics.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed sweeping changes in the way chicken and turkey meat is processed that are intended to reduce illnesses from food contamination, but could require meat companies to make extensive changes to their operations.
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is already planning for the 2023 farm bill, where the organization will advocate for 10 specific areas of agriculture.
This September is the 24th National Food Safety Education Month — a chance to focus on buying, storing, preparing and serving food safely.
It’s that time of year when severe weather can leave consumers without power for a few minutes to multiple days, in some instances. It’s incredibly frustrating to think you must discard groceries that you’ve just purchased due to a power outage.
Avian influenza continues to spread, affecting over 28 million birds in the United States so far. Chad Roy, professor of microbiology and immunology at Tulane School of Medicine, answered questions about the disease during a webinar hosted by AgriSafe Network.