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Belgium gives advice on food safety of insects

Advice on the microbial and chemical safety of insects intended for human consumption has been published by the Belgian food safety agency.  

Lesser mealworm. Picture: USDA-ARS-GMPRC Image Database

Salmonella and leafy greens eaten raw tops risk assessment model

Salmonella and leafy greens eaten raw was the top pathogen/food combination according to a risk assessment model.

Highly pathogenic H5N8 found in turkeys

First US case of avian flu in commercial poultry reported in California

The first US finding of avian influenza in a commercial poultry flock this year was reported by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on Saturday, January 24.

Nothing fishy about UHP processing shelf life findings

Using a certain strength of ultra-high pressure (UHP) can help boost fish shelf life, according to researchers.

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Campden BRI hosts Salmonella seminar

Campden BRI is holding a seminar on the understanding, testing and control of Salmonella.


Liability debate for a food safety auditor
Guest article: Mr Behr and Mr Khan, Food Litigation practice at Keller and Heckman LLP

Food safety audit firms may be held liable for consumer injuries from negligent inspections

A food safety audit firm can be held to answer in court for claims that its negligence...

Tracing contaminated food back to source thanks to DNATrax

Spray on traceability for contaminated food

A method to trace contaminated food back to its source developed by US researchers and a start-up...

Modified surfaces stop attachment and biofilm formation

Nanoscale pores stop bacteria sticking to surfaces

A nanoscale surface that bacteria can’t stick to holds promise for the food processing industry, according to...

Bisphenol A poses no health risk, says EFSA

EFSA: BPA poses no risk

Bisphenol A (BPA) poses no health risk to consumers of any age group, according to the European...

Salmonella strain discovered by Texas researchers

Salmonella strain finding shows more to learn

The team behind the discovery of a new strain of Salmonella has said the finding shows there...

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