Marin Pasta Works, a San Rafael, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 491 pounds of pork ravioli products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
According to the CDC, fifteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from eight states since July 5, 2015.
And, Chipotle admits to violating the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act because it sold “adulterated” food because it was “prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions whereby it may have become contaminated with filth, or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health” – “improper food handling.”
This week Chipotle announced that it had been subpoenaed as part of a federal criminal investigation into food safety at its restaurants nationwide. The subpoena broadened the scope of a previously announced investigation, which focused only on a norovirus outbreak at a Chipotle restaurant in Simi Valley, California.
Later this year about 600 international fish brokers and 2,000 importers are going to be required to provide more robust paper trails for selected species to curb so-called fish fraud and reduce human health risks.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced the finalization of new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products, as well as in raw chicken breasts, legs, and wings.
The Kansas health department is yet to find the cause and source of a gastrointestinal illness that affected at least 10 people who ate at a Buffalo Wild Wings Inc restaurant, a spokeswoman for the department’s Johnson County office said.
I’m honest. To a fault.
If Chipotle (and Public Health) Were Transparent in July 2015, Could All of Chipotle’s Woes Been Avoided?
Yesterday, with the announcement of an expanded criminal investigation and slumping sales, combined with a stock price creeping slightly back up from the bottom after a multi-billion dollar free fall, it does make you wonder if Chipotle could have turned its bus around before it drove off this cliff?