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EcoSure Food Safety Monitor

The EcoSure Food Safety Monitor is a free monthly newsletter covering federal and state regulatory updates, current research, seasonal food safety issues, “hot” topics in food safety and more. It is written by EcoSure Food Safety and Public Health Manager Mandy Sedlak.

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Read past issues of the Food Safety Monitor newsletter.

August 2019

  • Hepatitis A
  • What is Hepatitis A?
  • Prevention of Hepatitis A
  • Ask the Expert: Is wood allowed in food service kitchens?

July 2019

  • Hepatitis A
  • 2017 Food Code by State
  • Ask the Expert: Are resources available on Hepatitis A to share with my team?
  • What to Do in a Food Recall
  • Food Recalls

June 2019

  • World Food Safety Day
  • E-commerce Channels for Food

March 2019

  • Why are Some Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Never Solved?
  • World Food Safety Day
  • Proper Hand-Washing
  • What is Norovirus?
    What Happens in a 2019 Internet Minute
  • Ask the Expert: What are the top heath department violations across the country?

January 2019

  • Food Code Changes and Updates
  • 2018 Top Health Department Violations
  • Thermometer Calibration
  • Ask the Expert: We are looking at new menus and need more information on a consumer advisory. What is it?

November 2018

  • Holidays Bring Menu Changes
  • Food Safety is a Verb
  • Dry Ice, Ice Baby
  • Ask the Expert: Is wood allowed in food service kitchens?

September/October 2018

  • What No One Wants This Holiday Season
  • CDC Contributing Factors to Foodborne Illness
  • Ask the Expert: How should bacon be properly stored?

July/August 2018

  • Costliest Foodborne Pathogen?
  • What to Do in the Event of a Recall
  • 2018 Foodborne illness Outbreaks
  • Ask the Expert: What are the new changes in the 2017 Food Code that affect the person-in-charge at our food establishments?

June 2018

  • Hepatitis A outbreak
  • Cold holding
  • Summer flies
  • June is National Safety Month
  • Ask the Expert: What are the top heath department violations across the country?

April 2018

  • Spring cleaning for food safety
  • On the heels of the release of the FDA 2017 Food Code
  • How the 2017 Food Code may impact your day-to-day operations
  • Ask Mandy: How do I take the temperature of the interior of an egg without breaking it?

February/March 2018

  • Don't rely on luck to keep your corned beef safe
  • Food safety doesn't take a spring break
  • Top causes of 2017 recalls
  • Ask Mandy: What are some changes in the newly released 2017 Food Code?

January 2018

  • Your health is in your hands
  • Here and now: listeriosis
  • Keeping up with food safety regulations: Ohio
  • Ask Mandy: Does the color of mold (e.g. pink or black) indicate conditions on a food contact surface?