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We were pleased to speak recently at the Vermont FDA Northeast Region Food Protection Seminar, It was an excellent conference. We look forward to speaking at two more FDA - Food Protection Seminars this year. Click here to see more of our upcoming talks
A co-franchisee of a popular large fast food restaurant chain was caught on video mixing sauces with his bare hands and serving food off the floor in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. The company headquarters made a statement and called the "improper food handling behaviour ... unacceptable and (that it) in no way, represents our commitment to safe food handling". Link to the full video here.
We are pleased to share an article we co-authored, about food borne illness surveillance & Iwaspoisoned.com. It was recently published in the peer reviewed science journal "JMIR Journal of Public Health and Surveillance" link here
Business Insider Reports "Customers reported symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, severe stomach pain, dehydration, and nausea to the website iwaspoisoned.com, which first alerted Business Insider to the issues at the Sterling restaurant. One person reported two hospitalizations as a result of the illnesses." read more
A BBC investigation found fecal bacteria in iced drinks from Starbucks and 2 other chains:
The BBC's consumer-affairs "Watchdog" program found that samples of iced drinks from Starbucks and two other UK chains — Costa Coffee and Caffe Nero — contained "varying levels of the bacteria."
For full article click here.
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"...had detected a potential problem in Chipotle's Sim Valley, Calif., store long before news of the Norovirus issue was reported"