Corvium Food Safety News

Weekly News – April 27, 2020

Tracking Coronavirus Closures at Food and Beverage Factories “From pork plants to snack factories, several food and beverage manufacturers across the country are forced to halt operations as COVID-19 spreads among their employees and communities.” “Food Dive is tracking the status of operations of major manufacturers’ plants as they navigate

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Weekly News – April 20, 2020

Managing Food Safety Along the Supply Chain “From ensuring regulatory compliance to overcoming food fraud, here’s how the cold food and beverage industry can achieve a strong food safety culture.” According to Food Logistics, “a critical part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s mission is safeguarding the human and

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Weekly News – April 13, 2020

Food Recalls In The COVID-19 Era Are a Little More Erratic Than Usual “USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) did not recall any meat, poultry, egg products, or catfish between Feb. 8 and April 10.” However, there was a recall from FSIS announcing “two recalls on April 10 —

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Weekly News – April 6, 2020

FDA Issues Social Distancing Guidance for Food Processing Plants to Fight Spread of COVID-19 The FDA continues to update COVID-19 FAQs on its website. This week, the most asked question focuses on social distancing. This has been a challenge for those working in close proximity within production and processing facilities.

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Managing Your Environmental Testing During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is putting tremendous stress on the food supply chain, from farm-to-fork, as the industry struggles to balance increased demand with the disruptive threat of the virus on business and the workforce. For food manufacturers, an unintended consequence of actions being implemented to protect workers from COVID-19 —

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Weekly News – March 30, 2020

Plastic Packaging: Hero Or Villain In The Coronavirus Era? “Coronavirus has provoked the food packaging debate, with some using the crisis to hammer home the message that plastic is vital for protecting food from germs and extending its shelf life, while others stress that the pandemic highlights the fact that

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Weekly News – March 23, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, FDA Leaders Say The Food Supply Is Safe Frank Yiannis strongly believes that the “critical part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s mission is safeguarding the human and animal food supply, helping to ensure that our food is not contaminated at any point during its journey

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Weekly News – March 16, 2020

USDA’s Office of Food Safety and Marketing and Regulatory Programs Statement to Industry The USDA is “committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees while still providing the timely delivery of services to maintain the movement of America’s food supply from farm to fork.” The agencies have plans

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Weekly News – March 9, 2020

Many Small Victories = 1 Safe Supply Chain “The food-safety system in the U.S. works, if companies use the tools and innovations properly to protect consumers … and themselves.” According to the article, Norovirus, Salmonella, Clostridium Perfringens & E.Coli, are the leading “pathogens related to foodborne outbreak investigations.” Read more Food Safety is Pushing Forward

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Weekly News – March 6, 2020

Infections With Foodborne Bacteria Becoming Harder To Treat, Says Report According to the European CDC, Salmonella and Campylobacter are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, and EU member states have recorded increases in resistance to high concentrated antibiotics. Read more Experts Say Coronavirus Likely Not Spread By Foodborne Routes Right now,

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