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  • Menu Foods
  • Canada-based company Menu Foods begins to use the tainted wheat gluten at its plants in the U.S. states of Kansas and New Jersey. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unconfirmed reports indicate that Menu Foods receives word of a possible problem with some of its products as early as December 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • Menu Foods acknowledges receiving the first complaints of sick pets on February 20. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chief Financial Officer of Menu Foods, Mark Wiens, sells roughly half of his Menu Foods stock on February 26 and 27. (wikipedia.org)
  • Menu Foods begins internal taste testing of its food. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cornell University and a New York state-based testing facility receive samples from Menu Foods for testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • On March 16, Menu Foods issues a U.S. nationwide recall for dog and cat foods produced at two of its facilities between December 3, 2006, and March 6, 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • Menu Foods confirms the problem was with the wheat gluten used to thicken and enrich the gravy in the canned and pouched wet food products, and that the medical problems exhibited in test subjects include renal failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Menu Foods products are also sold in Mexico, little information is published regarding the situation in that country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Menu Foods expands the recall to include dozens of more cat and dog food products, including all varieties of 'cuts and gravy' type wet pet food in cans and pouches, not just specific UPCs, as before, in order to ensure pet stores removed any chance of contaminated batches reaching consumers. (wikipedia.org)
  • spoilage
  • He describes antimicrobial mechanisms for preventing food spoilage and the criteria used to select particular antimicrobials for specific food or beverage applications. (phys.org)
  • As we seek to expand global food production to meet the nutritional requirements of an increasing population, we also need to develop innovative solutions to prevent food spoilage and its impact on human health," says Co-Editor-in-Chief Larry Walker, PhD, Professor, Biological & Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. (phys.org)
  • bacterial
  • Chicken and rice bowls packaged under the R Kitchen brand for the Roche Bros. grocery chain are under recall by manufacturer Hans Kissel Co. LLC for possible bacterial contamination because of a problem in a processing plant. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • aminopterin
  • Tests at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada detected aminopterin in some pet food samples, but only in concentrations of parts per billion or parts per trillion, amounts too low to cause the symptoms seen. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New York State Food Laboratory reported that aminopterin was found in samples sent to them by Cornell. (wikipedia.org)
  • concerns
  • The German newspaper Bild am Sonntag on Sunday said Sebastian Vettel's team had shipped its own food to Suzuka due to concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis. (inautonews.com)
  • Over the past few years there have been growing concerns regarding the contamination of food from inks used on secondary food packaging and the use of recycled packaging paperboard. (xaar.com)
  • Outbreak
  • When an outbreak of food poisoning hits, we trace our culinary steps backwards in an attempt to untangle the cause, hopefully before it can hit again. (gizmodo.co.uk)
  • If fast-acting, handheld sensors eventually became widespread, however, there would be no need to wait weeks to trace back the source of a food-poisoning outbreak. (gizmodo.co.uk)
  • At the time of the outbreak, a spokesperson for Bil Mar Foods said errors made while replacing an air conditioning unit in a processing plant allowed bacteria to develop in the products. (everydayhealth.com)
  • 1985 United States salmonellosis outbreak in milk from the Hillfarm Dairy in Melrose Park, Illinois caused 16,284 confirmed, and possibly as many as 200,000 cases of food poisoning in six Midwest states. (wikipedia.org)
  • The outbreak appeared to be the third worst in the United States attributed to any form of food-borne illness, in terms of the number of deaths, since the C.D.C. began regularly tracking such outbreaks in the early 1970s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lawyers
  • If you or someone you love has fallen ill from contaminated food and feels this was due to the negligence of others, contact the Waukesha personal injury lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.®, at (800) 242-2874 today. (waukeshapersonalinjurylawyer.com)
  • microorganisms
  • The broad scope of antimicrobial approaches to kill or prevent the growth of microorganisms in foods and beverages, including a variety of natural and artificial preservative strategies, are described in a comprehensive Review article in Industrial Biotechnology . (phys.org)
  • This routine may be affecting various aspects of the food industry, since antibiotic-resistant microorganisms from animals can be disseminated in different food products ( Rolain, 2013 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Food contamination refers to the presence in food of harmful chemicals and microorganisms which can cause consumer illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • detection
  • A new paper in ACS Infectious Diseases details a new technique that combines two existing food contamination detection methods into a single, fast diagnostic test. (gizmodo.co.uk)
  • Two major issues with foodborne virus detection are that viruses need a host cell in which to replicate (they do not grow on food), and that viral RNA or DNA, even if present, may or may not be infective. (campdenbri.co.uk)
  • An ISO technical standard has been published which details the method to be followed for the detection of HAV and NoV in food products. (campdenbri.co.uk)
  • Source
  • a disease with food as the source of infection. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Since the residue pattern in this commercial episode changes less in the avian species, these results reinforce the value of birds rather than mammals as markers of the source of contamination with persistent organochlorine pollutants. (biomedsearch.com)
  • If you have gotten sick after eating food, it is often extremely difficult to identify the source of the food contamination. (waukeshapersonalinjurylawyer.com)
  • Blue crabs as a food source aren't testing well in the Gulf, Transocean's Deepwater Horizon rig didn't meet BP's standards before the gusher occurred, and this article round-up on the BP-Gulf Oil Gusher is worth checking out. (starsoverwashington.com)
  • Despite a thorough search of the local landfill, the discarded three-bean salad containers were never located, making it impossible to test them to confirm the source of contamination. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a possible source of the sicknesses, indicated by the presence of melamine, an industrial chemical, in wheat gluten imported from China. (wikipedia.org)
  • organic
  • A recent NPR story discussed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s proposed rule on raw manure, highlighting the difference of opinion on the subject between FDA and organic farmers. (vermontlaw.edu)
  • It is required by some retailers for personal care products that do not meet the National Organic Program standard for food. (wikipedia.org)
  • Formaldehyde
  • The 2005 Indonesia food scare was a food scare in 2005 in Jakarta, Indonesia, when the government found that 60% of noodle shops in the capital had been serving noodles laced with formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. (wikipedia.org)
  • News of Formaldehyde, a carcinogen was found in Vietnamese national dish, Pho, broke in 2007 Vietnam food scare. (wikipedia.org)
  • ingredients
  • Extracts from algae, rosemary and monk fruit could soon replace synthetic ingredients and food additives such as Blue No. 1, BHT and aspartame that label-conscious grocery shoppers are increasingly shunning. (phys.org)
  • Fukushima
  • Indeed, Japan has placed restrictions on foods, including spinach and milk, that were produced in two provinces around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. (go.com)
  • Food inspectors detected iodine and cesium in the food, two of the more dangerous radioactive byproducts that are feared to have been released from the plants in Fukushima. (go.com)
  • Following the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster in 2011 many concerned citizens-particularly mothers-were unconvinced by the Japanese government's assurances that the country's food supply was safe. (indigo.ca)
  • industry
  • Both the centralization of the pet food industry and the speed and manner of the industry and government response became the subjects of critical discussion. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most countries, people working in the food industry are required to cover their hair because it will contaminate the food. (wikipedia.org)
  • It had an immediate effect on the meat industry" and that he is "convinced that [STOP is the] catalyst, and that change of mindset has had a transformative effect on the food system in this country. (wikipedia.org)
  • STOP participates by invitation in a White House press conference opposing deregulation of the food industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, officials in the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, the State Bureau of Industry and Commerce, and the State Food and Drug Administration discovered in 2005 that Sudan I was being used in food in many major Chinese cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • wheat gluten
  • On March 30 it was widely reported that the United States Food and Drug Administration had found melamine in wheat gluten that was used in the pet foods in question. (wikipedia.org)
  • The FDA prohibits the import of wheat gluten from a specific Chinese company, Xuzhou Anying Biologic Technology Development Company (徐州安营生物技术开发有限公司),website, and says that the contamination may be in dry pet foods as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • The contaminated wheat gluten is determined to have come directly from China or through the Netherlands to the U.S. through ChemNutra, a Las Vegas-based supply company for pet food manufacturers. (wikipedia.org)
  • deaths
  • The largest number of food poisoning deaths recorded in U.S. history since the CDC began keeping records in 1970 is traced to Mexican-style soft cheese. (wikipedia.org)
  • Summer 1985: In Southern California, the largest number of food poisoning deaths recorded in recent U.S. history is traced to Mexican-style soft chesse. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Clostridium botulinum , which cause botulism, is found in canned, vacuum-sealed, or other packaged foods, as well as in garlic packed in oil. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Staphylococcus aureus can be found in any food handled by an infected person who has touched food with staph-contaminated hands. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Shigella can be found in any food handled by a person touching food with hands contaminated with shigella-infected fecal matter. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Clostridium perfringens can be found in any food left at room temperature or on a warming tray or table for a significant amount of time. (everydayhealth.com)
  • In 2013, during the horsemeat scandal Liz was prominent in the media and found her way on to the BBC Breakfast red sofa, discussing food testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • If you think there's any chance you have food that has been contaminated, don't risk eating it - throw it out right away. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Who's Most at Risk From Food Contamination? (everydayhealth.com)
  • Government scientists have determined that there is very low risk to human health from consuming food from animals that ate tainted feed. (showcatsonline.com)
  • Includes sale, transport, storage, processing, packaging and retail sale and all of the points of risk at which the food may become contaminated or spoiled or corrupted in some way. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In response, STOP's early message to American consumers was that certain foods had the potential to present a serious risk to their health and to the lives of their family members. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centre
  • The National Centre for Laboratory Animal Science (to be integrated into the National Animal Resource Facility for Biomedical Research), and the Food & Drug Toxicology Research Centre, National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau are the other wings of NIN, for India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. (wikipedia.org)
  • possible
  • There are a range of possible reasons for the objection to hair in food, ranging from cultural taboos to the simple fact that it is difficult to digest and unpleasant to eat. (wikipedia.org)
  • supply
  • But Japan officials now fear that high levels of radioactive materials have entered the food supply as efforts continue to get the damaged nuclear reactors under control. (go.com)
  • Inspired by an A-level supply teacher who devoted a term to food chemistry, she went on to study chemistry at third level. (wikipedia.org)
  • outbreaks
  • But if the test eventually made it into widespread use-perhaps as a fast-acting, handheld food sensor-it has the potential to radically change how we deal with food poisoning outbreaks. (gizmodo.co.uk)
  • Evidence has shown, however, that large outbreaks of NoV and HAV have occurred due to contaminated foods, so manufacturers may want to check that process controls that they have in place to control viruses are effective. (campdenbri.co.uk)
  • public health
  • The institute majorly conducts research in obesity, diabetes, food chemistry, dietetics, drug toxicology, and micronutrient deficiency in collaboration with centers such as the Rockefeller University, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Washington University, and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the U.S.. and the University of Wollongong in Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2014, she was chosen as one of the 100 leading UK practising scientists by the Science Council, being recognised for her long-standing commitment and leadership to public health in food, water, environment and consumer products. (wikipedia.org)
  • report
  • An ACMSF report on food borne viruses in the food chain has been open for consultation recently and this document could influence what controls are deemed necessary. (campdenbri.co.uk)
  • According to the report by the MJC Area Manager there were no food related or Halaal processes being violated. (traveller24.com)
  • A graphic story of a race against death from "elixir sulfanilamide," carried on by the Food and Drug Administration in fifteen States from Virginia to California, a race not won until ninety-three persons had died after taking the lethal dose, was told by Secretary Wallace today in a report responding to Senate and House resolutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Food contamination: fifth report of session 2013-14, Vol. 1: Report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence. (wikipedia.org)
  • chemical
  • Food may be accidentally or deliberately contaminated by microbiological, chemical or physical hazards. (wikipedia.org)
  • SunJet, the inkjet ink division of Sun Chemical, and Xaar, the world's leading inkjet technology specialist, have collaborated on the development of IK822, Black MOF - a new mineral oil-free (MOF) ink that addresses food contamination fears. (xaar.com)
  • They are absent in the raw materials, and are formed by chemical reactions between natural and/or added food constituents during processing. (wikipedia.org)
  • nutritional
  • The nutritional value of food and drinks advertised on children's television programs is worse than food shown in ads during general air time, according to University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. (phys.org)