FDA’s observed violations likely to change with new food safety rule

FDA’s observed violations likely to change with new food safety rule

The lack of pest control was the No. 1 problem with food facilities inspected by the Food and Drug Administration in fiscal 2017.

However, with new food safety regulations in place for facilities and importers, the fiscal 2018 list of violations may look quite different, according to Russell Statman, executive director for the Registrar Corp., Hampton, Va.

Food science is caught between the head and the heart

Food science is caught between the head and the heart

A few weeks ago, a scientific claim linking canola oil to Alzheimer’s disease risk raised an intriguing question: When it comes to healthy eating, do we have to choose between the head and the heart? In other words, is it possible that foods promoted as good for cardiovascular health, such as canola oil, are bad for the brain?

Food Science Is Caught Between the Head and the Heart

Food Science Is Caught Between the Head and the Heart

A few weeks ago, a scientific claim linking canola oil to Alzheimer’s disease risk raised an intriguing question: When it comes to healthy eating, do we have to choose between the head and the heart? In other words, is it possible that foods promoted as good for cardiovascular health, such as canola oil, are bad for the brain?

Penn State Researchers Work to Spread Food Safety Practices Globally

Penn State Researchers Work to Spread Food Safety Practices Globally

Food safety practices that Americans take for granted — washing hands with soap, refrigeration, and not cutting raw meat and vegetables on the same surface without disinfection — are not widely practiced in other places around the world, and researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences want to change that.