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Food Industry News Roundup for Week of Nov. 22

FDA releases FSANS Explorer to interact with survey data, food recalls down from last quarter and more news from the week.

November 27, 2021

In Memoriam: Richard Kammerling
Kammerling, an important “sounding board” and mentor to others in pest control and food safety whose career spanned 50 years, passed away on Nov. 21. He was 80.

Lightbox Search Identifies Foul Google Search Results for Fowl Manufacturer Butterball
Analysis of five popular turkey brands reveals a Thanksgiving mess, said Lightbox.

FDA Releases FSANS Explorer to Interact with Survey Data
The web-based tool allows users to interact with the Food Safety and Nutrition Survey data at any time to find answers to their specific questions.

JBS Entering Cultivated Protein Market with Acquisition of BioTech Foods
The company also announced a new production plant in Spain that will scale up production. The company is also going to build a research and development center in biotechnology and cultivated protein in Brazil.

While recalls were up in other business sectors Sedgwick covers, the brand protection firm's latest U.S. recall index report saw a decline in the number of food recalls and the amount of units impacted by those recalls.