FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Linked to Cucumbers

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration), CDC (Center for Disease Prevention and Control), and state and local officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Poona linked to “slicer” cucumbers, supplied by Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce and grown in Baja, Mexico. This type of cucumber can also be called “American” cucumbers. According to the CDC, as … Continue reading FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Linked to Cucumbers

Thank God it’s Friday! Quick news from the food world (Week 44)

Here is my article's selection of the week: CHINA - Top Food Safety Shanghai Tips, by Paul O'Brien, on healthandsafetyinshanghai.com: tips on Chinese food safety from an expatriate consultant. EU - Lithuania bans energy drink sales to under 18s, by Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn+ , on beveragedaily.com: Lithuania has banned energy drink sales to under 18s - making the Baltic … Continue reading Thank God it’s Friday! Quick news from the food world (Week 44)