What’s Making Food History – 10/21/2019

Food safety’s in the news again. See these links about very recent recalls and admonishments to food safety leaders not to take food safety for granted. (thanks KB for the first two links)

Drawing the line in food safety:

https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2019/10/letter-from-the-editor-when-to-draw-the-line/

Whole Foods E-coli recall:

https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2019/10/more-beef-recalled-for-e-coli-risk-this-time-its-whole-foods-market/

 And here is a story from Atlas Obscura about The Lethal Lunch That Shook Scotland – a 1922 botulism outbreak caused by potted meat. https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/first-botulism-case

It’s election day in Canada; I am not in the mood to moralize. Make of this what you will. But there is a moral here about the need for regulations about food safety.

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