In 2012 the CDC Environmental Health Specialist Network conducted a telephone and then face-to-face interview study with chain and independent restaurant managers. They published their work in a 2014 paper titled Restaurant manager and worker food safety certification and knowledge. Their findings are troubling.
In a report by ESPN of over 100 stadiums in the United States, all but 11 had a stain on their records with critical violations that put the public at risk of food poisoning after eating at a sporting event.
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Writers for ESPN reviewed the Public Health Department inspections of 107 major league stadiums within the United States. Their review underscores the deplorable state of filthiness that puts sports enthusiasts at risk for food borne illness.
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Posted September 07, 2010 By Diane Van, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
Posted August 09, 2010 By Diane Van, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
By Diane Van, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
Because you can’t tell if food has reached a safe internal temperature just by looking at it.
Egg Safety and Salmonella Federal and state officials are investigating a nationwide increase of Salmonella Enteritidis infections associated with shell eggs.
By Magdalena Kendall, surveillance epidemiologist with the CDC
Last week, my colleagues and I presented our research on foodborne outbreaks linked to salsa and guacamole. Recently, the number of these reported outbreaks has increased. Between 1998 and 2008, nearly 1 of every 25 outbreaks associated with restaurants or delis may have been caused by contaminated salsa or guacamole.
By Dr. Michelle Annette Smith, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Food Safety, Produce Safety Staff, FDA
Since the nationwide alfalfa sprout recall and the related Salmonella outbreak were announced on May 21, we have received a number of questions from consumers who are concerned about eating sprouts. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions: