Ambitious sodium reduction targets for the next two and 10 years laid out by FDA in draft voluntary guidance released last summer not only could save lives, but they could generate huge cost savings based on new research published this week in The BMJ.
The number of foodborne illness outbreaks caused by imported food appears to be growing as the food supply becomes more globalized, with imported fish and spices the biggest culprits, according to new research from the CDC.
The cost of foodborne illness in the United States is about $77.7bn per year, according to Dr. Robert Scharff, an Ohio State University assistant professor and former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) economist – slashing in half his previous, widely...
Federal agencies in the US have announced two major public meetings later this month will look at progress on the success of food safety measures, including the tracing of E.coli contaminated products.
Consumers were this week reminded of the dangers associated with
drinking unpasteurized fruit and vegetable juices after a foodborne
disease outbreak in New York was potentially linked to the
consumption of unpasturized apple cider.