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Chipotle Mexican Grill Pays $25 Million Fine to Resolve Charges from 1,100+ Cases of Foodborne Illness

April 21, 2020 by

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LOS ANGELES – Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. has agreed to pay a $25 million criminal fine and institute a comprehensive food safety program to resolve criminal charges that it adulterated food that sickened more than 1,100 people across the United States from 2015 to 2018. The Justice Department today charged the Newport Beach-based Chipotle with […]

How Is the Coronavirus Affecting Food Safety, Oversight, and Supplies?

April 6, 2020 by

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Recently enacted federal legislation boosts resources to protect public during the pandemic. By: Karin Hoelzer As the novel coronavirus continues to spread and governments at all levels encourage—or require—people to stay home to limit infections, Americans are stocking up on food to tide themselves over. Is that food safe, and what is being done to […]

Is Food Delivery Safe?

March 30, 2020 by

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I have been watching and adhering to the protocols of my state with regards to the  COVID-19 pandemic.  I stay home and when I do go out avoid crowds, wear gloves and a mask and get in and out of open stores as quickly as possible. I am happy to report that I was able […]

Tips for Meal Kit and Food Delivery Safety

July 29, 2019 by

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Subscription meal kits, mail-order food, and home-delivered groceries offer convenience.  Make sure food safety is part of the package, too. Home-delivered food must be handled properly so it is safe to eat. Whether food is shipped to your home or delivered by a local service, it needs to stay at a safe temperature to prevent […]

This Is What Best-By, Use-By, and Sell-By Dates Really Mean

March 13, 2019 by

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by Lisa Milbrand © Provided by Trusted Media Brands, Inc. cans expiration date aluminum Confused by “best by,” “sell by,” and “use by”? You’re not alone. In fact, a Harvard University study found that more than 90 percent of Americans throw away perfectly good food due to label confusion—resulting in 398,000 tons of food waste […]