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Food Industry News Roundup for Week of Jan. 10

FDA issues report highlighting Salmonella outbreak in packaged leafy greens, researchers pinpoint which bird species pose food safety risk to crops and more news from the week.

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January 15, 2022

FDA Issues Report Highlighting Salmonella Outbreak in Packaged Leafy Greens
The leafy greens were produced in a controlled environment agriculture operation. In light of this report, FDA highlights the following requirements and recommendations applicable to firms, such as the hydroponic operation implicated in this outbreak

Former Gerber Executive Assumes CEO role at Kradle Pet Comfort Co.
Partyka has also joined the board of directors of Coolhouse Botanics, which provides CBD solutions industry for both humans and pets.

Ben E. Keith Company Opens New Distribution Center
The new facility will service eastern Mississippi, western Georgia, the Florida panhandle and all of Alabama.

Since 2000, Perdue Farms has donated more than 90 million pounds of protein to support efforts to alleviate food insecurity.

Researchers Pinpoint Which Bird Species Pose Food Safety Risk to Crops
According to the research, E. coli and Salmonella are rare in wild birds, while Campylobacter is more common.