MN STUDY: RAW MILK ILLNESSES GREATLY UNDER REPORTED
Despite the somewhat commonplace occurrence of illness outbreaks associated with unpasteurized milk, the number of illnesses linked to drinking raw milk is much higher than those counted in outbreak reports, according to an analysis published by the Minnesota Department of Health on Wednesday. Looking at 10 years of health department data between 2001 and 2010,... Continue Reading
SEOUL DAIRY IS ALL ABOUT KEEPING TRUST OF SOUTH KOREAN MOTHERS
Because so many Asian consumers look to them for food safety cues, the influence of South Korean mothers is hard to overestimate. Just ask Wan Sik Kim, managing director of the food safety center at Seoul-based Maeil Dairies. He’ll tell you that no force in the country, not government regulators nor the competition, has more... Continue Reading
WILL FDA’S VOLUNTARY PLAN ACTUALLY REDUCE ANTIBIOTICS IN ANIMAL FEED?
U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released the final version of a voluntary plan to phase out the use of certain antibiotics in food animals. Antibiotics are added to the feed or drinking water of cattle, hogs, poultry and other food-producing animals to help them gain weight faster or use less food to gain... Continue Reading