Dairy products remained the top FDA recalled food category in 2015 with the Blue Bell ice cream Listeria contamination incident heavily behind this, according to SAGE Food Safety Consultants.
Food recalls, issues and alerts for a week in July came from England, USA, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium/Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands and Denmark.
General Mills has extended the recall of flour linked with an E.coli outbreak for a second time following new tests and more consumers falling ill.
Filtec has launched AURAtec, a laser-based inspection system that detects pressure inconsistencies in glass and can containers.
Raw milk cheese had less than a 1% contamination rate for Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, E. coli O157:H7 and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), according to testing data from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Sunshine Pride Dairy has paid almost $180,000 to settle alleged environmental violations at a former cheese processing facility.