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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

The following product safety news is from the Foodingredientsfirst.com and ncbi.nlm.nih.gov on December 23, 2015.

A study was published in the Journal of Food Protection by Larry Beuchatat and David Mann that tested how long bacteria that cause foodborne illness can survive in cookie and cracker sandwiches. They found that harmful bacteria can survive and live in dry foods like cookie and cracker sandwiches for long periods of time. "The ability of Salmonella to survive for at least 182 days in fillings of cookie and cracker sandwiches demonstrates a need to assure that filling ingredients do not contain the pathogen and that contamination does not occur during manufacture."

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