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Nov 30, 2011

Nov 30, 2011

NRC advocates posting meat and poultry plant inspection data

(CIDRAP News) – Publicly posting the federal testing and enforcement data on meat, poultry, and egg product facilities could have important public health benefits, as long as the information is accurate, is easy to understand, and protects companies' proprietary information, according to a report today from the National Research Council (NRC).

Oct 19, 2011

Oct 19, 2011

FDA links packing facility flaws to Listeria in cantaloupe

(CIDRAP News) – A combination of factors at Jensen Farms' packing facility most likely led to Listeria monocytogenes contamination in cantaloupes implicated in the nation's deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in two decades, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today in its investigation report.


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