“Recent cyclospora outbreaks, with limited evidence as to how they originated, have perplexed federal and state public health officials as well as food safety experts throughout the fresh produce industry, including Fresh Express,” said John P. Olivo, President of Fresh Express.
Mondelez International has issued a voluntary recall for some of its Ritz Crackers products due to a potential risk of salmonella. Wait. What?
Five dead and 216 sickened across 36 states. Why don’t we have a system that lets us track food-borne contamination back to the source — quickly?
Food Safety News: “Outbreak investigators have been trying to trace the romaine for two months, but they still can’t determine who grew, processed and shipped the implicated produce.” MORE >>>
“It is becoming all too apparent that current food safety and quality management systems are simply not designed to detect, nor sophisticated enough to prevent fraud occurring in our food.”