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Cyclospora Numbers Continue to Rise. CDC identified a cluster in Texas

August 27, 2013 by


According to a converssation with a representative of the Texas Department of Public Health, the Cyclospora case count is 283 persons. __________________________________ Investigation Update Because many of the more recent cases have been reported from Texas, CDC is collaborating with the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and local public health departments to investigate […]

Oh you’re just a blogger – put down by a PR agency

August 8, 2013 by


I feel like I should burst into Loretta Lynn’s ” I’m Proud to be a Coal Miner’s Daughter” song. I was put down by a PR Agency handling a recall. I don’t trust second-hand information, especially about recalls.  There can be too much misinformation. The woman asked me what the name of my website was and I […]

US Food Safety Recall Wrap up – smoked salmon, taco seasoning, breads, cake, dumplings, puddings, dried coconut, dry fish

February 21, 2013 by


1. Smoke Salmon products Cold smoke Atlantic salmon trimmings Batch # 911 UpRiver Brand Cold Smoke Atlantic Salmon Pre-sliced sides Vacuum Packed Batch # 911 UpRiver Brand Cold Smoke Atlantic salmon Balik Cut Sides Vacuum Packed Batch # 911 UpRiver Brand Cold Smoke Atlantic Salmon Pre-sliced 4 OZ Vacuum Packed retail packages Batch # 911 […]

Fresh Produce Testing by USDA Dead Today

January 2, 2013 by


The USDA MDP program is dead today and it is a loss to consumers. US Food Safety received the following e-mail to Tweet this information to our followers: Can you do a tweet to your subscribers stating that USDA’s Microbiological data program [MDP] is dead starting today.  MDP is touted as performing 80% of government testing of fresh […]

250,000 Twitter followers (@foodsafeguru) today

December 20, 2012 by


Today US Food Safety hit a milestone, 250,000 Twitter followers. It has been a long road since 2008 when a senior citizen asked me if she should buy tomatoes. Sleepless nights and long days of recalls, especially the Friday evening ones. Through all of it, we have made a difference in food recalls, pet recalls, […]