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Volume 7 Issue No. 46

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John Besser, Ph.D., deputy chief, enteric diseases laboratory branch, at CDC
Quite a Year for Outbreaks, Exciting Time in Food Safety

By Maria Fontanazza, Editor-in-Chief

2018 was a busy year for multistate foodborne illness outbreaks, and the CDC has been leveraging whole genome sequencing in its traceback investigations.

Featured Articles

Food Safety Considerations when Choosing Molecular Detection Methods

By Joy Dell’Aringa and Vikrant Dutta, Ph.D. , bioMérieux, Inc.

When selecting a technology that is best fit-for-purpose, it is critical to understand the key differences in principle of detection and how they can impact both operations and risk.

Duncan Hines RecallsDuncan Hines Recalls
Cake Mixes After Finding Salmonella

By Food Safety Tech Staff

The FDA and CDC are investigating five illnesses.

FDAFDA Restaurant Study Finds Employees Not Properly Washing Hands or Keeping Foods to Temp

By Food Safety Tech Staff

The in-progress 10-year study is evaluating the relationship between food safety management systems and risky behaviors that contribute to foodborne illness outbreaks in the retail setting.


FST Soapbox

Karen Everstine, Ph.D., DecernisFood Fraud Quick Bites:
“Natural Flavor” Claims

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D., Decernis

Businesses must be attuned to the issues that natural ingredients can bring to the table.


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Resource Centers

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