WGS-based typing is being trialled in many countries as the routine first or second-line typing method for surveillance of a number of bacterial and viral diseases, according to the ECDC.
Almost 70% of people trust food inspectors “a great deal” or “quite a lot” to make sure food is safe, according to a survey.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a new food fraud hotline to help regulators and police tackle criminal activity in the supply chain, as well as protect the food sector’s reputation abroad.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended and clarified compliance dates for certain parts of rules within the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Food recalls and alerts for a week in August come from USA, Canada, Iceland, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands and Denmark.
Mettler Toledo will build a facility in Florida for its product inspection division creating 185 positions.