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Foodborne illness strikes Food Safety Summit attendees

Four people who attended the recent Food Safety Summit conference and exhibition reportedly have been stricken with a foodborne pathogen.

Tests reveal a third of lamb takeaways contain different meat

Almost a third of lamb takeaway meals contained other cheaper meat, according to findings released by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).

food safety recall round-up April 11-17

Recalls: Hepatitis A, E.coli, glass and allergens

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Norway, Belgium, Germany, the UK,  USA, Canada and Australia.

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Analytica 2014: An editor's view

‘The same machines you see here are used in applications from food testing to looking at cancer’, one exhibitor told me during the 2014 Analytica Trade Show in Munich.

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Analytica 2014: In pictures!

FoodQualityNews took to the show floor for Analytica 2014 in Munich at the start of the month. Want to know what we saw? Then look through the gallery

Dispatches from Analytica 2014

Shimadzu: Flexibility vital to meeting customer demand

Shimadzu said meeting customer demand for food safety and quality control depends on what they want to see or know from their samples.

dispatches from Analytica 2014

Food testing one of our main focusses - CEM

Food testing is an important business and represents a main focus point, according to the CEO of CEM.

Dead insect findings prompt Nestlé recall

Nestlé said it was 'very concerned' to learn of a consumer complaint about a batch of its cereal in Greece containing dead insects.

Foster Farms salmonella woes continue

A salmonella outbreak tied to tainted chicken is rolling on more than a year after the first reported incident, with 500+ consumers reportedly falling ill.

Food safety recall round-up April 4-10

Recalls: Mislabelling, cake spoilage and Salmonella

This week in the recall round-up gallery the   reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Belgium, Greece, the UK, USA,  Canada and Australia.

Cause of Listeria outbreak revealed

A Listeria outbreak linked to one death and one miscarriage was most likely caused by ‘substantial sanitation deficiencies’ during the cheese-making process, according to an Centers for Disease Control and...

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CFIA tests Salmonella in cantaloupes

A Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) survey has found that the majority of whole cantaloupe samples tested negative for Salmonella.

Tyson recalls 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets

Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling 75,320 of frozen, cooked chicken nuggets after consumers reported finding plastic contaminants in the food.

Listeria scare shuts down seafood plant

The FDA has ordered Jensen’s Old Fashioned Smokehouse to close its doors after the seafood processor tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.


Alcoholic Pepsi anyone? Carlsberg Sweden’s Lidl problem…

Carlsberg Sweden has launched an investigation after accidentally sending Pepsi MAX cans filled with a citrus-based alcopop to retail customer Lidl.

Food safety recall round-up March 21-27

Recalls: Glass, allergies and Listeria

This week in the recall round-up gallery the  reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to the UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia and Hong Kong.

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FQN ready for Analytica 2014 in Munich

FoodQualityNews will be bringing you live news and views of the analysis, lab technology and food safety and quality control industry next week as we attend Analytica.

Dispatches from EU food manufacturing and safety summit

Food industry needs to build public trust again

The food industry needs to focus on building public trust back and supply chain integrity after recent incidents, according to the group head of manufacturing excellence at Premier Foods.

12 sick from Salmonella linked to seaweed

An outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened 12 people in Wales has been linked to a type of seaweed.

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SOFHT launches student award

The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT) has launched its 2014 Student Award to encourage students to choose a career in the food industry.

Maple Leaf slapped with $110K safety fine

Maple Leaf Foods has been hit with a $110,000 fine in connection with an incident that mauled a worker at its meat processing plant.

Positive Listeria tests prompt broad recall

A producer that makes private-label foods for Walmart, Target, and other high-profile retailers is initiating a widespread recall of its food products after inspectors turned up positive tests for Listeria...

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BRC guideline to meet allergen management

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards has published a guideline to help manufacturers identify allergens and ensure best practices are met and risks reduced.

Food safety recall round-up March 14-20

Recalls: Listeria, Salmonella and plastic concerns

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to the UK, USA, Canada, Australia,  Belgium and Germany.

Fire strikes ConAgra nut facility

A small fire broke out inside a snack nut roaster at a ConAgra-owned processing facility; no injuries were reported.

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