Certain President’s Choice & Bassé brand products containing sunflower seeds recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

  Ottawa, June 3, 2016 – Bass Frres Alimentation Oriental (2013) Inc. is recalling certain Bass brand and certain President’s Choice brand products containing sunflower seeds from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume and … Continued

72% of grocery store shopping carts have traces of poop (fecal bacteria) on them

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By Linda Carroll | msnbc.com contributor Every day, parents blithely drop their toddlers into the baskets of shopping carts, never giving a moments thought to who might have had their hands on the handle last. Preliminary results from a new … Continued

Lasers Are the Next Advance in Screening Foods for E. coli

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Please abandon the sniff test. Fire the lasers and protect against foodborne illnesses with the help of a handful of scientists. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institutes of Science and Technology have developed a device that can be mounted inside refrigerators … Continued

Monkey Meat, Fake Booze, and Tainted Olives Seized in International Food Fraud Bust

What do sugar spiked with fertilizer, olives painted with copper, and fake alcoholic beverages have in common? All are among the more than 10, 000 tons of counterfeit and illicit foods that have been seized over the last several months … Continued