Food Safety http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6690/more en GMA sets initiatives to improve food safety assessments http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/gma-sets-initiatives-improve-food-safety-assessments <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association announced a series of initiatives Wednesday to advance the procedures used to assess the safety of food ingredients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/gma-sets-initiatives-improve-food-safety-assessments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/gma-sets-initiatives-improve-food-safety-assessments#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Food Safety GMA Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:42:00 +0000 488961 at http://supermarketnews.com USDA speeds up recall process for ground beef http://supermarketnews.com/meat/usda-speeds-recall-process-ground-beef <div class="node-body article-body">USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service will now immediately begin investigating ground beef sellers and their suppliers when product tests positive for E. coli during initial testing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/usda-speeds-recall-process-ground-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/usda-speeds-recall-process-ground-beef#comments Latest News Meat Food Safety Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:43:00 +0000 487671 at http://supermarketnews.com Wawona Packing expands fruit recall http://supermarketnews.com/wawona-packing-expands-fruit-recall <div class="node-body link-body">Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, Calif., is expanding its July recall of whole white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums and pluots.</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/wawona-packing-expands-fruit-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Safety Produce Recommended Reading Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:39:00 +0000 485921 at http://supermarketnews.com Albertsons, Weis handle stone fruit recall confusion http://supermarketnews.com/blog/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion <div class="node-body blog-body">Whenever a food recall garners national media attention, as the stone fruit recall from Wawona Packing Company has this week, many consumers only hear the part about “don’t eat peaches.” </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion#comments Latest News SN Social Food Safety Produce Albertsons Bashas' Weis Markets SN Social Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 484931 at http://supermarketnews.com Margaret Hamburg, FDA http://supermarketnews.com/people/margaret-hamburg-fda <div class="field-byline"> Roseanne Harper </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Margaret Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, is ranked No. 6 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere of SN’s 2014 Power 50.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/people/margaret-hamburg-fda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/people/margaret-hamburg-fda#comments People Power 50 List Food Safety Laws & Regulations Margaret Hamburg Online 2014 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 483471 at http://supermarketnews.com Tom Vilsack, USDA http://supermarketnews.com/people/tom-vilsack-usda <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Wells </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tom Vilsack, secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is ranked No. 5 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere of SN’s 2014 Power 50.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/people/tom-vilsack-usda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/people/tom-vilsack-usda#comments People Power 50 List Food Safety Laws & Regulations Tom Vilsack Online 2014 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 483461 at http://supermarketnews.com USDA rule would require strict records for ground beef http://supermarketnews.com/meat/usda-rule-would-require-strict-records-ground-beef <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has proposed a rule that would improve the traceability of ground beef by requiring all producers of such products to keep extensive records. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/usda-rule-would-require-strict-records-ground-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/usda-rule-would-require-strict-records-ground-beef#comments Latest News Meat Food Safety Laws & Regulations Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:53:00 +0000 481661 at http://supermarketnews.com IBM works with public sector, retailers on food safety algorithm http://supermarketnews.com/ibm-works-public-sector-retailers-food-safety-algorithm <div class="node-body link-body">IBM has kicked off an initiative to collaborate with the public health sector and food retailers in identifying potential sources of contaminated food and probing food-borne diseases.</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/ibm-works-public-sector-retailers-food-safety-algorithm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Safety Recommended Reading Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:53:00 +0000 480611 at http://supermarketnews.com H-E-B recalls 75,000 lbs. of beef http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/h-e-b-recalls-75000-lbs-beef <div class="node-body article-body">HEB Meat Processing has recalled over 75,000 pounds of fresh beef items after workers found metal shavings in the products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/h-e-b-recalls-75000-lbs-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/h-e-b-recalls-75000-lbs-beef#comments Latest News Meat Food Safety Central Market H-E-B Joe V's Smart Shop Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:18:00 +0000 480371 at http://supermarketnews.com Foster Farms chicken again linked to salmonella http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/foster-farms-chicken-again-linked-salmonella <div class="node-body article-body">Foster Farms, the California processor linked to an ongoing salmonella outbreak that started last year, has recalled an unspecified amount of chicken products that may be contaminated with salmonella Heidelberg.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/foster-farms-chicken-again-linked-salmonella" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/foster-farms-chicken-again-linked-salmonella#comments Latest News Meat Food Safety Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:31:00 +0000 480361 at http://supermarketnews.com