AFDO News

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2019 National Food Safety Education Conference

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2019 National Food Safety Education ConferenceJuly 19, 2018 The Partnership for Food Safety Education (the Partnership) has issued a call for abstracts for the 7th in a series of national consumer food safety education conferences, From Consumers to Chefs: Food Safety Education Matters, March 6 – 8, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.Comprised of 26 […]

Read More

AFDO Executive Director Position

Applications are being accepted for the position of Executive Director with the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) from May 21, 2018 through June 4, 2018. Applicants are invited to view the Position Description that is posted on the AFDO website. This is a full-time position and the salary is negotiable. Questions regarding the position may […]

Read More

AFDO at International Association of Food Protection Annual Meeting

The Association of Food and Drug Officials exhibited at the 2019 IAFP Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT with AFDO President Steven Moris, past president Steven Mandernach, and Alena King from the AFDO staff.    AFDO co-sponsored a symposium entitled  “State and Local Regulatory Agency Foodborne Outbreak Identification.”   Steven Mandernach a past president of […]

Read More

Whole frozen chickens recalled due to Salmonella risk

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced that a meat processor in Sealy, TX, is recalling  2,300 whole frozen chickens because of a risk of Salmonella contamination. Texas All Grass-Fed, the processor, failed to properly document steps taken to prevent or eliminate bacterial contamination from the chickens, or document that the birds were […]

Read More

FDA Announces Public Meeting to Discuss the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

June 26, 2018 Dear Colleagues, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today a public meeting to discuss the agency’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy. In a statement released today, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., emphasized that the public meeting will begin an important dialogue on various aspects of the strategy with a variety of stakeholders.   In his March […]

Read More

Partners With a Common Purpose Pictures

Mick Miklos was one of the innovators behind “Partners with a Common Purpose” and collaborated with other industry and regulatory officials to develop this initial discussion during the Association of Food and Drug Officials Annual Education Conference, June 9-13, 2018, in South Burlington, Vt. More than 100 people attended this session, aimed at improving public […]

Read More

Dairy recalls raw milk for E. coli; best-by dates through June 21

Anyone who has raw goat milk on hand from St. John Creamery should not consume it because samples have tested positive for E. coli, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal illnesses. The Monroe, WA, based creamery issued the recall Thursday. The recalled raw milk has best-by dates between June 17 and June 21. The dairy […]

Read More

FDA Announces Release of New Produce Training Video

The Office of Training, Education and Development (OTED), an integral part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), is pleased to announce the release of its YouTube Produce Inspections for Regulators Virtual Produce Tour.   The video is intended for produce inspectors, regulators, growers, extension agents, and others interested in produce […]

Read More

Back to top