Health

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Shrimp in Misbranded Popcorn Chicken

Summary Company Announcement Date: November 23, 2020 FDA Publish Date: November 23, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Undeclared shellfish (shrimp) ...

How to Prevent Illness From C. Perfringens

  Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. CDC estimates C. perfringens causes nearly 1 million...

Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

  Feasting with family is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips to help prevent food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays. ...

Sodium Chloride Injection Recalled Due To Cross-Contamination

Summary Company Announcement Date: November 19, 2020 FDA Publish Date: November 19, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Cross Contamination with Lidocaine Company...

Let’s Talk Turkey—A Consumer Guide to Safely Roasting a Turkey

Let's Talk Turkey—A Consumer Guide to Safely Roasting a Turkey Fresh or Frozen? Fresh Turkeys Allow 1 pound of turkey per person. Buy your turkey only...

Organic Romaine Hearts Recalled For Possible Health Hazard

Summary Company Announcement Date: November 21, 2020 FDA Publish Date: November 21, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Produce Foodborne Illness Reason for Announcement: Potential for...

Turkey Basics: Stuffing

  Food Thermometer Essential When Stuffing a Turkey For optimal safety and uniform doneness, cook stuffing separately. However, if stuffing a turkey, it's essential to use a...

Turkey Basics: Safe Thawing

"The Big Thaw"Turkeys must be kept at a safe temperature during "the big thaw." While frozen, a turkey is safe indefinitely. However, as soon...

Tips for Meal Kit and Food Delivery Safety

  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) There is currently no evidence to support transmission of COVID-19 associated with food. Get answers to other questions about COVID-19 and...

Food Safety is Crucial For People With Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds people with diabetes (and those preparing food for them) about the...