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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Can The Food Service Industry Navigate The USDA’s Zero Tolerance Policy on E.coli and Still Put Food On The Table?

Posted in Foodborne Illness, Litigation Trends

Co-authored by Brian Gross  The USDA has recently announced that it will delay implementation of a controversial new program to extend its Zero Tolerance Policy for E. coli 0157:H7 to include six additional E. coli serogroups:  O26; O45; O103; O111; O121; and O145, which the USDA declared adulterants in non-intact raw beef.  The new policy, which… Continue Reading