Campden BRI is to manage membership of a network created to share intelligence on food authenticity.
The Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) has confirmed all ‘is back to normal’ following threats to contaminate Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and Delta products with chlorine and hydrochloric acid.
Canadian officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O121 which has sickened 12 people.
Recalls due to products contaminated with plastic or rubber more than doubled in the past 12 months, according to Detectamet.
A UK takeaway owner has been fined £2,000 and ordered to pay £200 in costs after admitting selling dishes labelled as containing lamb and almonds which were actually mutton and peanuts.
Food safety challenges this year will include persistent outbreaks and recalls and increasing US Department of Justice (DOJ) scrutiny, according to PURE Bioscience.