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Food Safety

Enhancing safety of dairy foods — Morning AgClips The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) helped secure several positive developments for dairy farmers and their cooperatives at the National Conference on Interstate […]

Germany faces largest E. coli outbreak since 2011

Since December, Germany has been up against its largest E. coli O157 outbreak in years. At least 30 people have become sick, resulting in the loss of one life.

The culprit? It’s believed to be ground or minced meat being sold at multiple stores within the country.

“Based on the investigations to date, we suspect […]

Monday Links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food Safety

Study: Fatty Acids Can Kill Listeria — Food Safety Magazine Research conducted at the University of Southern Denmark shows that fatty acids might neutralize the harmful effects of Listeria. The study […]

Neogen launches sesame food allergen test kit

LANSING, Mich., June 5, 2017 — Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) has expanded its comprehensive line of food allergen test kits to include a test for sesame that can be used to screen samples at a set level, or provide precise quantitative results.

Neogen’s new Veratox® for Sesame Allergen test provides results in just 30 minutes […]

Say ‘I do’ to safe wedding food

Brides and grooms face a lot of pressure to make their wedding days perfect. But let’s face it, sometimes things go wrong. The best man faints during the vows. Aunt Maria gets a lipstick stain on the bride’s white dress during the post-ceremony hug. Uncle Dan splits his pants on the dance floor during the […]

Study: Raw milk 840 times more likely to make you sick

161°F. Toasty, right?

That’s the recommended temperature for milk to be heated up to in order to kill pathogens. Many commercial operations heat their milk to temperatures quite a bit hotter still.

The process, pasteurization, can be done in a few different ways, but is essential for making many foods, especially dairy products, safe to […]

Tuesday links

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Food Safety

Food insecurity and its link to mycotoxins — All About Feed In his remarks at the World Nutrition Forum, Christopher Elliott of Queen’s University Belfast explained how mycotoxins are related to […]

Researchers suggest tree nut allergies may be diagnosed too freely

Are tree nut allergies holding you back from enjoying some salty snacks? Well, a new study suggests that the common practice of telling patients allergic to one tree nut to avoid all other tree nuts may not be necessary.

The study, published by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), found that many […]

Neogen announces its Recall Support Services program

LANSING, Mich., May 23, 2017 — Neogen has developed an innovative Recall Support Services program to better serve the needs of its food industry customers facing a product recall — or preparing for the possibility of a recall.

Neogen’s enhanced Recall Support Services program emphasizes Neogen’s experience and expertise, as well as testing products and […]

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Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food Safety

Raw Milk, Cheese Cause Almost All Dairy Foodborne Illness — Food Safety Magazine A new report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]