This is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in food recall and outbreak investigations. Reasons behind the recalls and product withdrawals will be analysed as well as traceback and tracking status as outbreaks and investigations progress, finish and lessons are learnt.
Chinese food companies have not been selling human meat as food in Africa, according to a top government official who dismissed Zambian media claims as “malicious slandering and vilification”.
South Australian health authorities have re-issued a warning on mung bean sprouts almost a month after saying they were safe to eat.
Food recalls for a week in May 2016 came from Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Spain, USA, Luxembourg and England.
CRF Frozen Foods has temporarily laid off 250 workers at its Pasco plant as the investigation into a Listeria outbreak continues.
Treehouse Foods has voluntarily recalled almost 100 products over fears they may contain sunflower seeds contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Frozen vegetables produced by CRF Frozen Foods have been linked to eight illnesses from three US states.
Salmonella has sickened 39 people in Sweden with a link to sausage.
The source of Salmonella which has sickened more than 300 people in Australia has been traced to a factory in South Australia.
Food recalls for a period in April 2016 came from Austria, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Denmark, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Finland, USA, Hungary, Luxembourg and England
Progress in reducing rates of foodborne illnesses has been ‘limited’ since 2012, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A Salmonella outbreak which has sickened more than 150 people in Australia has been linked to raw mung bean sprouts.
A total of 13 organizations from six Member States have joined forces with EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) to address ciguatoxin food poisoning.
Twenty five people have been sickened by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in Romania and three children have died.
Current raw milk testing standards cannot be relied upon to always detect contamination, according to an analysis of a 2014 outbreak.
An outbreak of Listeria from packed salads made by Dole which sickened 33 people has ended, according to public health agencies.
Salmonella illnesses linked to Garden of Life RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal Products have reached 27 from 20 states.
Food recalls for a week in March 2016 came from Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Austria, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg and England.
An outbreak of Salmonella from cucumbers which sickened more than 900 people and was first announced in September last year is over, according to the US Centers for Disease Control...
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) of Listeria found in raw chocolate milk has been linked to two illnesses in 2014.
Food recalls for one week in March 2016 came from US, Australia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg and England.
Wonderful Pistachios has been linked to a multistate outbreak in the US of Salmonella Montevideo that has sickened 11 people.
At least 15 children aged five to 38 months have been sickened by E. coli O26 in Romania and three have died.
Food recalls for the first week of March 2016 came from US, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg, Ireland, England, Greece and Denmark.
Australia has more outbreaks of Salmonella than any other country, according to researchers in the country who found 73 cases of the bacteria per 100,000 people last year.
The New York State Department of Health and Cornell University have won a bid to lead a food safety center by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).