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The Dangers of Petting Exhibits

Understanding Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy – or “Mad Cow Disease”: Mad Cow Disease Litigation?

What is Mad Cow Disease?  By Laila Carter Outbreaks of “mad cow disease” are rare in the United States. According to the USDA, “the first confirmation...
Peanut Spread Recalled Due to a Discovery of Listeria

Water Allows Bacteria to Grow – Always Use a Dry Knife in Your Peanut...

The hidden dangers of using a wet knife – water allows bacteria to grow! Next time you’re artfully preparing your next gooey American delicacy known...
Irradition is safe for use in food preservation if used properly

Irradiation Extends the Life of Foods by Using High-Energy Particles

  How does food irradiation work? Food irradiation is a method of extending the shelf life on foods. By using high-energy particles, the irradiation machinery emits...

El Rey Del Taco Lawsuit Filed: El Rey Del Taco Still Closed

An El Rey Del Taco lawsuit was filed by the Food Poisoning law firm of Ron Simon & Associates this week as more and...
Salmonella in Flour - Victims can seek compensation

Salmonella Found in Gold Medal Unbleached Flour

Bakers are warned to beware as flour is once again found to contain Salmonella bacteria.  The danger, of course, is due to both cross...
red onion salmonella lawsuit

Restaurant Inspections: Are They Enough to Provide Safe Food at Restaurants?

What happens after a Restaurant Fails a Food Safety Inspection?  Many Remain Open Even after a Litany of Food Safety Violations By Tony Coveny, Ph.D.,...
Dogs Cats Food Poisoning

Food Borne Pathogens and Our Pets: Dogs Cats and Other Household Pets

Is Pet food dangerous for pets as well as humans? By Tony  Coveny, Ph.D. I get asked on a regular basis if dogs and cats, among...

Could the government shutdown affect food safety? When the FDA is responsible for 75%*...

Let’s put it in perspective. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which covers the FDA, USDA, and CDC are our shields against...
UK Study on Transmittance of ESBL-E. coli Revisits Commonality of Person-Person Transmitted Disease

Consumers Looking Out for the Communities in Which They Live: Reporting Food Poisoning

One of the most vital steps in preventing food borne illness is to have victims report their illnesses to the local health department.  By...
Listeria Raw Milk

The Dangers of Unpasteurized Products: Dairy Lead the Way in Food Borne Illness

  By Tony Coveny, Ph.D., J.D., M.A. When we discuss unpasteurized products, we are usually referring to dairy products like cheese and milk as well as...

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FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready to Eat Sausage Products due to Possible...

  Congressional and Public Affairs Spencer Pretecrum (202) [email protected] WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2020 – The U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Meals Security and Inspection Service (FSIS) is...
Salmonella Newport Outbreak, linked with contaminated red onions

Recall of Ready-To-Eat Taylor Farms Meat and Poultry for Containment of Recalled Thomson International...

Recall of Ready-To-Eat Taylor Farms Meat and Poultry for Containment of Recalled Thomson International Inc. Onions The Salmonella Newport...