Food safety expert witnesses may testify on nutritional supplements, food packaging, food sanitation, nutrition, food processing, and more. On Saturday, the FDA released this information on the multistate outbreak of Cyclosporiasis:
The FDA traceback investigation has confirmed that the salad mix identified by Iowa and Nebraska as being linked to the outbreak of cyclosporiasis in those states was supplied to restaurants in those states by Taylor Farms de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V., a processor of foodservice salads. The FDA traceback investigation found that illness clusters at restaurants were traced to a common supplier, Taylor Farms de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. The restaurants in Iowa and Nebraska include Olive Garden and Red Lobster, both of which are owned by Darden Restaurants.
FDA’s investigation has not implicated consumer packages sold in grocery stores.
Read more: http://www.fda.gov/Food/RecallsOutbreaksEmergencies/Outbreaks/ucm361637.htm