Fresh coriander was the probable cause of an outbreak of shigellosis which sickened more than 40 people in Sweden.
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.
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.
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.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will sample and test cucumbers and hot peppers in fiscal year 2016 under a sampling program.
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.