On December 23, the Senate finally confirmed Jose Emilio Esteban, PhD, as USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety, on the last day of business before the 177th Congress closed. Dr…. [Read More]
Samara E. Kuehne is Professional Editor of Food Quality & Safety. She has been an editor and writer in the health, medical, and food safety spheres for more than 20 years, and joined the FQ&S team in 2019.
Articles by Samara Kuehne
Ethylene Oxide Analysis for Food Safety
How a GC-MS/MS method can allow for sensitive and consistent quantification in food.
COVID-19 and Intentional Adulteration
How the pandemic may necessitate changes to your IA rule preparedness.
Moving Forward After a Positive Allergen Residue Result
If you have received a positive allergen test result and perhaps have recalled a product, you should try to determine the root cause of the situation.
Aflatoxin-Related Pet Food Recall Expands Internationally
Dog and cat food from Midwestern Pet Foods that may be contaminated with aflatoxin may have reached up to 35 countries in addition to the U.S., according to FDA.
How to Manage a Positive Allergen Residue Result when Testing Your Food Product
What to do with an unexpected positive allergen residue result when testing your food product.
Multi-State Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Meats Sickens 10; 1 Death
CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and USDA-FSIS are investigating a multi-state Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats.
Gluten-Free Labeling Best Practices
Providing clear, accurate information about food—about everything from dietary claims to allergens to the manufacturer’s processes—can generate consumer interest in your products and drive purchasing decisions.
Mass Spectrometry for Foodomics
A practical application of proteomics and marker peptidomics to detect and screen for food allergens
Guest Column: World Food Safety Day Is an Opportunity to Thank Those at Every Step Along The Food Chain
Concerns about food safety amidst the global pandemic have shone a spotlight on the tremendous infrastructure and workforce responsible for creating a safe and reliable food supply across the country.