Food Safety http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6690/more en Following recalls, Blue Bell lays off a third of its workers http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/following-recalls-blue-bell-lays-third-its-workers <div class="node-body article-body">Blue Bell Creameries announced Friday it would lay off more than one third of its workforce and furlough another third of its employees as it struggles to make changes at its production plants after food safety violations came to light last month. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/following-recalls-blue-bell-lays-third-its-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/following-recalls-blue-bell-lays-third-its-workers#comments Latest News Food Safety Center Store Fri, 15 May 2015 21:02:00 +0000 518221 at http://supermarketnews.com CDC: E. coli, salmonella illnesses dropped in 2014 http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/cdc-e-coli-salmonella-illnesses-dropped-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">CDC data found infections from one type of E. coli and one of the more common types of salmonella decreased, while rates of some other foodborne illnesses rose. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/cdc-e-coli-salmonella-illnesses-dropped-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/cdc-e-coli-salmonella-illnesses-dropped-2014#comments Latest News Food Safety Thu, 14 May 2015 20:20:00 +0000 518111 at http://supermarketnews.com Food safety tops list of retailers' fears in fresh foods http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-tops-list-retailers-fears-fresh-foods <div class="node-body blog-body">SN's first Fresh Foods survey asked retailers to choose their top two greatest fears in the perimeter. At the top of the list was food safety, which 50% of retailers said was one of their biggest fears.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-tops-list-retailers-fears-fresh-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-tops-list-retailers-fears-fresh-foods#comments SN Viewpoints Food Safety Viewpoints Tue, 12 May 2015 19:47:00 +0000 517851 at http://supermarketnews.com A Game of Chicken: USDA repeatedly blinked when facing salmonella outbreaks involving Foster Farms http://supermarketnews.com/game-chicken-usda-repeatedly-blinked-when-facing-salmonella-outbreaks-involving-foster-farms <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Over the course of a decade, hundreds of people from Eugene to Baker City to Portland and Seattle were struck by bouts of food poisoning so severe they fled to their doctors or emergency rooms for treatment. They had no idea what made them sick. But federal regulators did, acccording to this report from The Oregonian.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/game-chicken-usda-repeatedly-blinked-when-facing-salmonella-outbreaks-involving-foster-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Safety Recommended Reading Mon, 04 May 2015 19:28:00 +0000 517171 at http://supermarketnews.com Industry urges Congress to fund FSMA http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-congress-fund-fsma <div class="node-body article-body">Retailers, manufacturers and industry associations have written a joint letter to Congressional leaders asking them to increase the FDA’s budget in order to fund Food Safety Modernization Act regulations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-congress-fund-fsma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-congress-fund-fsma#comments Latest News Food Safety Government Costco Wholesale Corp. GMA Wal-Mart Stores Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:09:00 +0000 516891 at http://supermarketnews.com Hy-Vee recalls private label pasta salad http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/hy-vee-recalls-private-label-pasta-salad <div class="node-body article-body">Hy-Vee pulls pasta salad from stores due to potential threat of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria contamination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/hy-vee-recalls-private-label-pasta-salad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/hy-vee-recalls-private-label-pasta-salad#comments Latest News Food Safety Private Label Hy-Vee Food Stores Wed, 29 Apr 2015 01:44:00 +0000 516771 at http://supermarketnews.com Jeni’s recalls its ice cream after Blue Bell Listeria scare http://supermarketnews.com/jeni-s-recalls-its-ice-cream-after-blue-bell-listeria-scare <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams followed Blue Bell Creameries Inc. in recalling all its products after the Nebraska Department of Agriculture detected listeria in a randomly collected sample, Bloomberg Business reports.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/jeni-s-recalls-its-ice-cream-after-blue-bell-listeria-scare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Safety Recommended Reading Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:20:00 +0000 516431 at http://supermarketnews.com Blue Bell expands recall to all products http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/blue-bell-expands-recall-all-products <div class="node-body article-body">Blue Bell Ice Cream, based in Brenham, Texas, announced last night that it is voluntarily recalling all of its products due to a risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/blue-bell-expands-recall-all-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/blue-bell-expands-recall-all-products#comments Latest News Food Safety Supplier News Center Store Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:14:00 +0000 516061 at http://supermarketnews.com Wal-Mart, H-E-B pull all Blue Bell Ice Cream products http://supermarketnews.com/wal-mart-h-e-b-pull-all-blue-bell-ice-cream-products <div class="node-body link-body">Some of the largest retailers in the country have decided to pull from their shelves Blue Bell Ice Cream made at an Oklahoma production plant that the company has temporarily closed.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/wal-mart-h-e-b-pull-all-blue-bell-ice-cream-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Safety Center Store Recommended Reading Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:48:00 +0000 515021 at http://supermarketnews.com United Fresh to honor Wegmans' Pool http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/united-fresh-honor-wegmans-pool <div class="node-body article-body">The United Fresh Produce Association will bestow its 2015 Technical Award on Bill Pool, manager for produce safety at Wegmans Food Markets, at its annual convention in Chicago this June. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/united-fresh-honor-wegmans-pool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/united-fresh-honor-wegmans-pool#comments Latest News Produce & Floral Food Safety Wegmans Food Markets Mon, 06 Apr 2015 20:09:00 +0000 514961 at http://supermarketnews.com