Undeclared allergens top 2016 food recall list

The numbers are in and the total amount of food recalls in 2016 in the U.S. and Canada was 764 — a 22% increase compared to the previous year. Undeclared allergens once again topped the food recall list, attributing to more food recalls than any other form of contamination.

Based on notices issued by […]

Although quite festive, Easter eggs can make you sick

Eggs are often a part of many Easter celebrations and while families enjoy dyeing and decorating hard-boiled eggs, food safety should be factored into the fun.

Louisiana State University (LSU) AgCenter food safety expert Wenqing Xu said in a recent article that since chickens carry Salmonella, it is possible for them to transmit this bacteria […]