Although the threat to public health is a major concern, the economic cost of a deliberate or accidental contamination of food
could be even more dramatic.
Barry Berlin, defending, said: "There is no excuse and can be no excuse for physical contamination of food
Every employee of every restaurant or food processor including fast food outlets, restaurant chains, and small town sandwich shops that touches food must comply with regulations that require all employees to eliminate cross contamination of food
Crises can include, but are not limited to; explosions; major crashes; contamination of food
, drink or pharmaceuticals; multiple deaths; or permanent paralysis.
The theme of this year's Food Safety initiative is how to avoid cross- contamination of food
coli O157:H7 food poisoning at its source: the contamination of food
coli contamination of food
continues to make the news, in the UK with suspected illegal clam picking from potentially contaminated beaches, and outbreaks of food poisoning in the US traced to E.
Despite modifications in food security industry regulations because of the Bioterrorism Act of 2002, intentional contamination of food
items on a smaller scale remains a potential danger that needs to be addressed.
Covered casualty crises include manmade disasters such as explosions, major crashes, contamination of food
, drink, or pharmaceuticals, and other major crises causing multiple deaths, burns, dismemberment, traumatic brain injury, permanent paralysis, or other damages.
In comments on the proposed rule filed with FSIS, NFPA stated, "Irradiation has been determined by FDA to be a safe process for reducing or eliminating microbiological contamination of food
Globalisation of the food supply and the influence of economic factors on the contamination of food
All foodborne viruses originate from the human intestine and contamination of food
occurs either by contamination from an infected food handler during preparation or by contact with sewage, sewage sludge or polluted water.
Contamination of food
with potentially dangerous human pathogens has been recognized since the time of Pasteur (1) and is well-documented in the modern era (2), but the development of antimicrobial agents has helped limit the consequences of such infections.
coli O157:H7 bacterial contamination of food
, drink and water supplies is a major public health problem throughout the world and can cause severe bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps, leading in some cases to kidney failure, particularly in young children and in the elderly, with often serious long term and sometimes fatal results.
1 The Importance of Preventing Foreign Material Contamination of Food