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These high-tech storage containers will tell you when food goes bad

19 October 2018

a What if you didn’t have to guess when food or leftovers go bad? What if, like the way you depend on Siri to cook and tell time, your Rubbermaid could essentially solve the puzzle for you?

Listeria-tainted polony still on the shelves in rural areas

19 October 2018

a A recent study finds polony, including in lesser-known brands that weren’t affected by the earlier recall due to the listeriosis outbreak

Think polony is safe now? Think again‚ say food scientists

19 October 2018

a Polony contaminated with listeria is still being sold‚ even though health minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the listeriosis outbreak that killed at least 218 people is over.

Frank Yiannas in at FDA

19 October 2018

a Frank Yiannas in at FDA – From the Desk of Dr. Scott Gottlieb.We all will miss Dr. Stephen Ostroff. He has been a great champion for food safety for many years and will be missed. I wish him well. However, pulling Frank Yiannas from Walmart to the FDA is a brilliant move.

Rat droppings and rotten chicken found in food store blitz

19 October 2018

a Public health political head Yolisa Pali and principal environmental health practitioner Fay Fay Meltz inspect a chicken rotisserie that has apparently not been cleaned in months, according to assessments.

Woolies launches ‘One Small Spoon’ campaign to help end hunger in South Africa

18 October 2018

a Woolworths has launched its “One Small Spoon” campaign, uniting its partners, suppliers, employees and customers to end hunger in South Africa.

Has the Listeriosis bacteria been eradicated from ready-to-eat meats in South Africa?

18 October 2018

a Listeriosis levels have declined in South African ready-to-eat meat, after the recent major listeriosis outbreak in the country, but the bacteria is still present in samples obtained from rural areas and the informal sector.

Pork factory tosses 23 tonnes of food after worker urinates on production line

18 October 2018

a A PORK producer in the United States has disposed of 23 tonnes of products after an employee allegedly relieved himself while working on the production line.

City buildings sprout urban gardens

17 October 2018

a Johannesburg is rethinking how it works. Its tall, concrete buildings stretch across a vast swath of land between the tar of the motorway network that brings it workers and resources.

Food Drives Go Digital For World Food Day

17 October 2018

a In honor of World Food Day, Kellogg’s has announced a special donation campaign benefitting Feeding America. Participants can shop wish lists from participating food banks across the country and select pantry staples to contribute today through Giving Tuesday on November 27th.

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