Raw Milk Linked to Campylobacter in Utah

By | Campylobacter Blog | August 26, 2014
Raw Milk Linked to Campylobacter in Utah

Utah public health officials are investigating a cluster of illness associated with the consumption of raw or unpasteurized milk. To date, 45 cases of Campylobacter infection have been reported in people who indicated that they consumed raw milk in the week before illness began…

Peanut Butter Salmonella Lawsuit Expected

By | Food Poisoning Law Blog | August 26, 2014
Peanut Butter Salmonella Lawsuit Expected

U.S. public health experts fear that organic peanut butter contaminated with Salmonella is sitting in home pantries, potentially widening an outbreak of disease that has been confirmed through the most comprehensive type of  genetic fingerprinting of bacteria. A past peanut butter Salmonella outbreak that began in 2008 resulted in deaths and lawsuits.

Critic of Organic Agriculture Lacks Credibility

By | Food Safety News | August 25, 2014
Critic of Organic Agriculture Lacks Credibility

Recently, Mr. Mischa Popoff wrote an op-ed for Food Safety News critical of the organic movement. Popoff is a former Canadian organic certification inspection contractor, the author of a self-published book critical of organics, and a commentator affiliated with ultra-conservative think tanks in the U.S. that are funded by agrochemical interests.