According to the predictive model, Salmonella spp. and L. monocytogenes were not able to grow on cold foods stored for 6 hours at temperatures below 10°C.
August 14, 2019
In this study, researchers collected and analyzed 339,548 records of food temperatures from corporate catering foodservice operations to identify different scenarios and possible factors predictive of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes growth.
Food recalls overall increased by 10% between 2013-2018.
January 17, 2019
Fundamental flaws in today’s current food safety system have led to a jump in these recalls since 2013, according to “How Safe is Our Food?,” a report released by U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Denver, Colo.
The survey tackled consumer preference and behavior in several key revenue-driving areas, such as delivery, online reviews and social media, public health and cleanliness and foodborne illness.
October 30, 2018
Thirty-one percent of diners said they would avoid eating at other locations of a chain restaurant if just one location was involved in a foodborne illness outbreak, according to results found in the Diners Dish e-book, available from Steritech, Charlotte, N.C.
The processed food segment contributed about one-third share of the total market in 2017, and will continue to maintain its dominance through 2025.
August 30, 2018
Increasing cases of foodborne illnesses due to food contamination and rising consumer inclination toward better quality and safe food are expected to fuel the demand for pathogen testing in the global food safety testing market by the end of forecast period, according to a report published by Allied Market Research, Portland, Ore.
A variety of pre-harvest interventions can significantly reduce the risk that bacteria harmful to humans will infect food animals.
July 24, 2017
Wider use of evidence-based food safety interventions on farms and feedlots would significantly reduce the risk of people getting sick from contaminated meat and poultry, according to a report released The Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia.
This study shows that big data and analytics can help identify potential sources of contamination.
August 12, 2016
Scientists at IBM Research – Almaden, San Jose, Calif., discovered that analyzing retail-scanner data from grocery stores against maps of confirmed cases of foodborne illness can speed early investigations.
Food label guides or initiatives like the removal of sell-by dates could help reduce food label confusion and alleviate the perceived tradeoff between food waste and foodborne illness.
July 22, 2016
Nearly 70% of respondents agree that throwing away food after the package date has passed reduces the odds of foodborne illness, according to a study produced by SQL Server Reporting Services, a server-based report generating software system from Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Wash.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.