India is ready to allow imports of U.S. pork, removing a long-running trade irritant between the two countries, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday.
President Joe Biden plans to nominate Jose Emilio Esteban as the next undersecretary for food safety at USDA, a role that would give him oversight of the FSIS programs he currently monitors as the agency’s chief scientist.
Can meat made with cultured animal cells be called a steak? The Food Safety and Inspection Service wants answers to that question and more than a dozen others as it tries to determine how to label cell-cultured meat and poultry products now being developed for commercialization in the U.S.
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday that Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 8.5 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products over concerns that they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Thirteen members of the United Food and Commercial Workers International union who work in meatpacking or food processing have died after contracting COVID-19, UFCW said on a media call today to press for personal protective equipment and testing.