The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has said initial results which prompted cumin products to be recalled for containing almond were wrong and positive readings were caused by mahaleb.
The first reported foodborne listeriosis outbreak in Portugal highlights the need for an effective surveillance system for early detection and prompt submission of isolates for typing, according to researchers.
Over 200 scientists from 38 countries have signed a petition asking for PFCs in food packaging to be phased out, according to The Green Science Policy Institute.
The owner of a dairy farm in North Carolina has been sentenced and fined for violating the Clean Water Act, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Seven senators have urged full funding of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food safety work through the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).