• Both sides now: Opposing views from across the courtroom

    9 days ago - By Food Safety

    Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles leading up to the 20th annual Food Safety Summit. The event, from May 7-10 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in suburban Chicago, includes certification courses; a trade show with exhibitors from industry, academia and government; an extensive list of seminars and panel discussions; and a Town Hall meeting with top officials from the FDA, USDA and CDC. Visit for more details and to register.
    A single food safety failure can have catastrophic consequences for both consumers and companies. When foodborne illness outbreaks occur...
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  • Food safety in the United Kingdom may take a hit with Brexit

    Food safety in the United Kingdom may take a hit with Brexit

    9 days ago - By Food Safety

    Some experts worry that weakening already overstretched institutions responsible for ensuring food safety in Great Britain will lead to unsafe food as the country prepares to finalize its exit from the European Union.
    Brexit means the UK will need a stronger Food Safety Agency, they say, because the country will no longer be able to rely upon on the European Food Safety Authority, according to a report in The Conversation. The UK is scheduled to depart the European Union on March 29, 2019.
    The UK's food safety regime is not working properly and is failing to ensure an acceptably safe food...
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