“Throughout the pandemic, we have had two priorities: First, keep our people healthy and safe, and second, keep our nation fed.”
Amanda McCorquodale is a writer and editor based in New York with 16 years editorial experience. Formerly, she developed undergraduate biology textbooks, and served as editor and reporter for the Huffington Post, among many other roles. Amanda now freelances for a variety of publications covering food service equipment, food service management, tech solutions in the food industry, and consumer trend reports. Reach her at [email protected]
Articles by Amanda McCorquodale
The petition asks for labels to include the term “sweetener” in parentheses after the names of all non-nutritive sweeteners in the ingredient list and disclose potential gastrointestinal side effects from the consumption of sugar alcohols.
The proposed law aimed at reducing plastic pollution would require producers and users of plastics to collect and recycle materials.
CDC and FDA are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to hard-boiled eggs.
Prompted by a series of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks, many tied to imported foods, in 2011 the U.S. Congress signed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law. The goal was to develop food safety regulations focused on prevention across the entire supply chain. Although the FDA has used its discretion on what to… [Read More]
Consumers may view them as stomach-churning social media memes but recent instances of people licking ice cream or spitting in bottled beverages at supermarkets before putting the products back on shelves are categorized as intentional food contamination events. The culprits may face prison sentences of up to 20 years to reflect the severity of danger… [Read More]
Attempting to efficiently integrate FSMA requirements into existing food safety management systems with a shortage of qualified auditors.
FDA agrees to identify high-risk foods and associated recordkeeping by 2022 after settlement with CFS.
Highlights on emerging food safety trends for the retail industry.
Researchers implement advanced genetic-tracing technique to B. cereus, allowing the variations between and within species to be identified.