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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

Detectorless UHPLC offers flexibility – Shimadzu

Shimadzu has introduced a model of the i-Series integrated HPLC and UHPLC (Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph) systems family.

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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Metal detection capability could set us apart from pack – Huer Foods

Safety is not an option it is a required investment, according to Huer Foods.

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Märsch Importshandels to rely on X-ray inspection by next year

Märsch Importshandels has said it intends to rely fully on X-ray inspection by the end of 2016.

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