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Poultry processors face new standards

New federal standards relating to poultry products have been put forward by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
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Caramel apples linked to listeriosis outbreak

Consumers in the United States have been advised not to eat prepackaged caramel apples, after they were linked to five deaths and more than two dozen people falling ill in 10 states.
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Seven in 10 supermarket chickens contaminated with campylobacter, UK survey shows

Supermarkets and food producers in the United Kingdom have faced criticism after it emerged that more than seven in 10 fresh chickens on sale across the country are contaminated with campylobacter.
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UK retailers address Campylobacter issue

In an effort to reduce the rate of Campylobacter infections, two U.K. retailers are extending the use of "roast-in-the-bag" packaging.
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Meat, poultry products recalled after possible Listeria contamination

Meat and poultry breakfast products are being recalled by a Minnesota firm because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm).
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FDA launches food safety challenge

A competition has been launched by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help find new methods of detecting disease-causing organisms in food.
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FDA revises proposed rules on food safety

Four proposed rules intended to help prevent foodborne illness have been updated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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Raw chicken products recalled after processing error

Chicken, turkey and pork producer Perdue Foods is recalling approximately 720 pounds of raw, fresh chicken products because of concerns that they may have been subject to a deviation in temperature during production.
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Kraft recalls 8,000 cases of cheese singles

International food major Kraft Foods Group is voluntary recalling almost 8,000 cases of selected varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese.
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Canada introduces mandatory labeling of mechanically tenderized beef

The government of Canada announced last week that all mechanically tenderized beef (MTB) sold in the country now has to be clearly labeled and the new labels will have to include instructions for safe cooking.
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