Sep 10

New federal food safety rules issued after deadly outbreaks

WASHINGTON — Food manufacturers must be more vigilant about keeping their operations clean, according to new safety rules released Thursday by the government in the wake of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks linked to ice cream, caramel apples, cantaloupes and peanuts.

Kraft Foods Group Inc. said on Friday it is recalling nearly 8,000 cases of Kraft American Singles after a supplier "did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft's temperature standards."…