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Food Safety recall round-up 4-10 October

Recalls: Salmonella and Listeria findings prompt action

Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to USA, Canada, France and around Europe and Asia where we find Salmonella and Listeria prompting action....

Salmonella from raw chicken products sickens hundreds

Salmonella has sickened almost 300 people from raw chicken products produced by Foster Farms at three facilities inCalifornia.

One dead, 25 sickened in E.coli O157:H7 from cheese

One person has died and at least 25 have been sickened by an outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 linked to cheese produced by Gort’s Gouda Cheese farm in Canada.

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Walkers recalls poppadoms after packaging error

Walkers Snack Foods has withdrawn a batch of its crisps because the product contains egg and shrimp that are not declared on the label.

Food Safety Recall round-up 27 September - 3 October

Recalls: Salmonella, Clostidium botulinum, allergen risk, plastic and E.coli

Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to Germany, USA, Canada and UK where we find Salmonella, Clostidium botulinum, undeclared allergens, plastic contamination...

US government shutdown: The view on Twitter

Who is affected by the US government shutdown and how are people reacting so far to the news and its affect on the food industry? FoodQualityNews takes a look at...

Heat from composting kills pathogens in mushroom industry

Heat generated from traditional composting processes in the mushroom industry is adequate for eliminating pathogens, according to a study.

Food safety impacted by US government shutdown

Almost half of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees have been furloughed after the federal government failed to agree a budget deal by the midnight deadline.

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Salmonella outbreak sickens 18 in UK

An outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened at least 18 people is being investigated by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).

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Food Safety and Testing 2013 - online event today

Food Safety and Testing 2013 - the inaugural online event on the topic organised by FoodQualityNews and sister site FoodProductionDaily is today (26 September).

Food Safety recall roundup 20-26 September

Recalls: Listeria, Salmonella, undeclared dairy and iodine levels

Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to USA, Canada, Australia and Germany where we find Listeria, Salmonella undeclared milk and iodine level...

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Online event: Food Safety and Testing 2013

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Top 6 deadliest foodborne pathogens

Salmonella ranks as the pathogen most linked to deaths after a decade-long Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) surveillance report.

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FDA steps in at facility with “widespread” rodent and insect infestation

Widespread rodent and insect infestation has prompted Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent distribution of food products at two Virginia companies.

Food Safety recall round-up 13 -19 September

Recalls: Allergens, uninspected product, E.coli O157 and histamine levels

Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to UK, USA, Canada, Greece and around the EU where we find undeclared allergens, uninspected ravioli,...

Campylobacter and E.coli cases rise in EU

Campylobacter and shiga toxin/verotoxin-producing E. coli infections increased over a four year period according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

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Sainsbury’s hit by E.coli outbreak

Sainsbury’s Supermarkets has recalled pre-packed bagged salad products containing watercress due to a possible link to an outbreak of E.coli O157 that has sickened 15 people.

50 sickened as Welsh Salmonella outbreak spreads to England

Salmonella that originated in Wales has now spread to English sickening at least 50 people with ham from independent butchers as the suspected source.

Food Safety recall round-up 6-12 September

Metal, salmonella, traceability issues and undeclared allergens

Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand and Greece where we find Salmonella, possible metal contamination, temperature...

Hepatitis E increase points to foodborne source

Hepatitis E has been included in a UK report for the first time after increasing evidence that it is a foodborne disease zoonoses.

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Can customers have meat traceability and cheap prices after horsemeat?

Following the horsemeat scandal in early 2013, the British food industry and customers have undoubtedly become slightly more obsessed with the traceability of food.

Russia removes temporary Fonterra dairy import ban

Russia has lifted the temporary import and distribution ban imposed on Fonterra dairy products following the New Zealand-based dairy cooperative's decision to recall three batches of whey protein concentrate (WPC)...

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Plastic contamination scare prompts General Mills Pillsbury recall

General Mills has issued a voluntary recall on refrigerated Pillsbury iced cinnamon rolls due to risk of plastic contamination.

AgResearch 'recommended further testing' of recalled Fonterra WPC

New Zealand research organisation AgResearch has moved to distance itself from Fonterra's decision to recall three batches of whey protein concentrate (WPC), rubbishing claims that it "confirmed the presence" of Clostridium...

Food safety recall round-up 30 August - 5 September

Recalls: Listeria, Salmonella, glass breakage and undeclared milk

Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to UK, USA and Canada where we find Listeria, Salmonella, concerns about glass breaking and an...

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