Food products sold under the same label continually show inconsistent standards of quality, particularly in Eastern Europe, prompting calls for a new regulatory body in the EU.
FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from two major industry events in the next few weeks - The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference and Pittcon.
GS1 has partnered with Food Industry Asia (FIA) to help members manage food safety and traceability in their supply chains.
Frontier Co-op has joined the Alliance for Advanced Sanitation.
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.
Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and Delta have withdrawn products in a region of Greece after a group threatened to contaminate them with chlorine and hydrochloric acid.
Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, Australia, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, USA, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Austria, Croatia and Denmark.
Nestlé emphasised the importance of hygienic design while co-operation between EHEDG and GFSI was mooted during an industry conference.
How data can be used for prevention, consumer perception of risk and early warning systems were highlighted in summary remarks by the president of the BVL.
R-Biopharm is to create a food allergen management centre with Université Laval’s Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF).
Nestlé USA has recalled ice cream cones after Listeria monocytogenes was found on equipment contact surfaces near to where they are produced.
Nestlé’s gives ConfectioneryNews a look inside its $31m expanded quality assurance center in Dublin, Ohio, where it is battling the emerging threat of foreign bodies in confections.
Food recalls and issues for the end of May 2016 came from UK, USA, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Hungary, Croatia + Bosnia Herzegovina, Norway, Denmark and Czech Republic.
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Nestlé Canada has recalled two batch codes of Delissio Pizza due to potential glass contamination.
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) brought together more than 1,000 food safety specialists from 60 countries in Berlin this week.
Globalisation of the food chain, the attempt to harmonise standards and consumer role were highlighted on the second day of a food safety meeting.
Nestlé Canada is recalling four batches of infant formula due to a quality issue triggered by consumer complaints.
FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from three industry events in the next month.
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