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Round 2: Food Safety Round Up 2016

It has been a little while since we had a food safety roundup. So here is another one to quench your thirst on the top news in food safety!

Ireland: Three Restaurants Forced To Closed

During the month of February, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) enforced six closures. While these restaurants are closed, the restaurants will be named (and shamed) on the website for a period of three months from the date of when a premise is adjudged to have corrected its food safety issue, with prohibition orders being listed for one month.

China: Food Safety Top Priority

In the past few years, China has succumbed to a many food safety scandals. The beginning of March marked a “zero tolerance of food safety violation” policy to hopefully prevent more food scandals from emerging. The National People’s Congress hopes that standardising food production and stronger administrative supervision will help them reach this goal.

America: Kentucky Salmonella Outbreak Remains Unsolved

At least 72 people have fallen victim to salmonella in Kentucky in the past month. Even so, the Estill County Health Department, the head of this investigation, just announced that they still do not have sufficient information on the cause. Though they have found a connected restaurant based on survey and interviews, a specific source is yet to be determined.

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