Food Safety Experts Can Help Design Kitchens to Reduce Risks

By | Food Safety News | June 28, 2017
When designing a commercial kitchen, many people consider how the space will look, when they should be primarily concerned with how it will function. The design should maximize efficiency and productivity, but it also must promote proper food safety protocols. chef and dishwasher No matter how much time and care a chef takes preparing a meal, no matter how beautiful it looks on the plate, one splash of one drop of dirty dish water can turn the delectable into the deadly. View Full Post
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Rhode Island Lawmakers Plan Vote On Raw Milk Before Last Gavel

By | Food Safety News | June 28, 2017
RIstatehouse_406x250Ahead of its plans at week’s end to adjourn sine de di, the Rhode Island General Assembly will vote, as early as today, on Senate Bill No. 247, which would establish rules and regulations for raw milk sales. It is one of a handful of bills that the General Assembly said it would vote on after the Statehouse press office announced that the 2017 session, which began Jan. View Full Post
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Seafood Traceability Rule to Remain in Place, Says Court

By | The Daily Intake | June 27, 2017
As reported previously on this blog, concerns about illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) seafood fraud, led to a proposed rule to establish a traceability program for certain seafood species. The final rule establishing the Seafood Import Monitoring Program was published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Department of Commerce, in the December 9, 2016 Federal Register. View Full Post
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Law Review Article On Off-label is On Target

By | Drug & Device Law | June 27, 2017
More than once we’ve said that we read law review articles so you don’t have to.  We separate the wheat from the chaff. The wheat is scarce.  That is because law review articles usually drown the little bits of objective description of what the cases DO say with enormous chunks of pie-in-the-sky suggestions of what the cases SHOULD say.   View Full Post
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Data Driven: Information Helped Reduce Salmonella On Chicken

By | Food Safety News | June 27, 2017
You won’t see claims like this in any ads: “Our chicken, is safer than our competitors’ chicken.” There’s an unwritten understanding in the industry that food safety won’t be used as an advertising tactic. chart USDA chicken salmonellaYet, in an important way, commercial chicken buyers can actually find out how chicken slaughter plants are doing when it comes to Salmonella levels, thanks, in part, to an innovative USDA strategy that makes it easy to use the Internet to monitor such statistics. View Full Post
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