Categories for Food Safety

A series of recalls of tainted food in the United States over the past few years – causing thousands of foodborne illnesses and even some deaths – highlights the need for improved food traceability. In just the past five years, beef was linked to an E. coli outbreak that sickened 17 people, 143 million pounds of beef was recalled in Los Angele; then, over 20,000 people became ill and nine died because of tainted peanut paste; and one death and...