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Shigella outbreak traced to imported coriander

Fresh coriander was the probable cause of an outbreak of shigellosis which sickened more than 40 people in Sweden.

Fresh coriander from Southeast Asia was identified as the likely source. Picture: Istock/MarenWischnewski

Eurofins invests in MALDI-TOF to provide same day results

Eurofins Food Testing UK has invested in a method for micro-organism identification which will enable clients to have same-day confirmation of results for pathogens.

Food Safety recall round-up 20-26 November

Recalls: Undeclared allergens, glass and plastic

A recall round-up covering a week in November takes us to USA, England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Finland, Greece, Switzerland, Germany and Denmark.

E. coli O157 sickens 19 with link to Costco

US agencies are investigating 19 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections linked to rotisserie chicken salad made and sold in Costco Wholesale stores.

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FDA sampling to focus on cucumbers and hot peppers in 2016

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will sample and test cucumbers and hot peppers in fiscal year 2016 under a sampling program.

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Named chains among those found to be selling unsafe sweets in Delhi

Large chains were among the retailers found to be selling substandard sweets after a Delhi raid found that at least 16% of products it tested did not conform to regulations.

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