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  • FDA updates Salmonella Outbreak linked to Shrimp from Avanti Frozen Foods of India

    Total Illnesses: 9 Hospitalizations: 3 Deaths: 0 Last Illness Onset: 7/20/2021 States with Cases: AZ (2), MI (2), NV (4), RI (1) Product Distribution: Nationwide The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Weltevreden infections linked to the consumption of frozen cooked shrimp manufactured by Avanti Frozen Foods of India. On...

  • Former guru follower decries bio-terror guilt in new Netflix documentary

    Ma Anand  Sheela is in the spotlight again. The mastermind behind the largest bioterror attack in U.S history, that resulted in more than 700 Salmonella infections, is the subject of a new Netflix documentary. “Searching for Sheela” is about Sheela’s current life and follows her as she returns to India from her home in Switzerland...

  • Indian food system vision recognized with award

    A plan to transform the food environment in India that includes improving food safety and hygiene has been named as a winner of an international award. Eat Right India was one of 10 programs recognized by the Rockefeller Foundation for plans to tackle food-related problems by 2050. The initiative was launched in mid-2018 and includes...

  • EU toughens rules for sesame seeds from India

    The European Commission has strengthened checks on sesame seeds from India as recalls due to pesticide residue contamination continue. The move was prompted by food safety incidents notified through the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) portal and information from official controls by member states on the seeds from India. An alert was...

  • Multi-country recalls due to ethylene oxide in sesame seeds

    The presence of an unauthorized substance in sesame seeds from India has prompted a spate of product recalls across Europe. The ethylene oxide alert was first raised by Belgium in early September but now concerns almost 20 countries. Ethylene oxide is a genotoxic carcinogen after regular consumption. Sesame seeds were used in the production of...

  • FDA issues warning letter to acidified food facility in India

    As part of its enforcements, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are not issued until a company has...

  • Food Poisoning Hospitalizes Actor/Director

    India’s popular actor/director Kamal Hassan was admitted for food poisoning to the private Apollo Hospital early Tuesday in Chennai on the Bay of Bengal. His manager told Indian media that Kamal was “perfectly fine” and that his release within 24 hours was expected. He had apparently developed symptoms of food poisoning early Tuesday morning. Kamal,...

  • U.S. Makes Top 10 List of Worst Food Safety Violators

    According to the global food source monitoring company Food Sentry, the U.S. was one of the top 10 countries with the most food safety violations in 2013. In 2013, Food Sentry added more than 3,400 verified instances of food safety violations associated with products exported from 117 different countries. The incident data were gathered from...

  • India to Implement Standards for Street Food

    For the first time, street food vendors in India will soon be required to meet a set of sanitation regulations, announced the government Tuesday. Street food is a popular option in India because it’s convenient and cheaper than offerings at hotels and restaurants.  But at the majority of stands it’s also unsafe. One study found that,...

  • Imported Tuna source of Salmonella Bareilly and Nchanga outbreak

    Another Import Problem?  Are there 5,860 sickened?  What are Salmonella Complications? Collaborative investigation efforts of state, local, and federal public health agencies indicate that a frozen raw yellowfin tuna product imported from India, known as Nakaochi Scrape, from Moon Marine USA Corporation is the likely source of this Salmonella Bareilly and Salmonella Nchanga outbreak. According...

  • Two Food Poisoning Incidents in India Sicken Hundreds

    Two food poisoning incidents in separate areas of India are getting attention for the large numbers of people sickened.  The exact source of the illnesses remain unknown. Local residents in Jewar say as many as 300 suffered from food poisoning after eating at a ‘shraddh’ ceremony at the nearby Chiroli village on Monday. District officials...

  • Turmeric Recalled in British Columbia, Alberta

    A Vancouver, B.C. importer is recalling turmeric powder and with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume it because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.  Gagan Foods International Ltd. says the affected product, Gagan brand Turmeric (Haldi) Powder, product of India, is sold in 200 g packages bearing UPC 7...

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