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.
The number of Salmonella cases linked to pre-packed mixed salad products in Australia from Tripod Farmers Pty has risen to more than 60.
Tripod Farmers has recalled pre-packed lettuce linked to an outbreak of Salmonella.
Another week has gone by and a look at recalls takes us Australia, USA, England, Ireland, Germany, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada and Denmark.
An outbreak of Salmonella which has sickened 11 people in nine US states has been linked to products made by Garden of Life.
Ground meat used to prepare a Bolognese sauce has been identified as the likely source of foodborne botulism due to Clostridium baratii type F in France last year.
Around 6.2% of China’s annual grain yield is contaminated by mycotoxins every year, according to research by the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Almost 900 illnesses have been linked to Salmonella Poona from “slicer” cucumbers, supplied by Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce and grown in Baja, Mexico.
Another week has gone by and a look at recalls takes us Australia, USA, England, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Denmark.
Dole Fresh Vegetables has ceased production of packaged salads at its Springfield, Ohio facility as US and Canadian authorities investigate a Listeria outbreak that has sickened 19 people and been...
Canada is investigating seven cases of Listeria monocytogenes with a link to pre-packaged leafy greens, salad blends and kits.
The second recall round-up of 2016 takes us Australia, USA, England, Ireland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, and Denmark.
An outbreak of Salmonella linked to nut butter spreads has ended, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The first recall round-up of 2016 takes us Austria, to USA, England, Belgium, Australia, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Denmark.
Hundreds of factory workers have been hospitalised in the latest incident in Vietnam of mass food poisoning caused by eating at a staff canteen.
An investigation is ongoing in Germany to find the source of a Listeria outbreak which has sickened 66 people since 2012.
Foodborne outbreak investigations into E. coli linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in the US and Salmonella from poultry products in Canada are continuing.
Figures from the global burden of foodborne disease should be used as the basis for country-specific studies to support policy and prioritise risk management, according to people behind the work.
Food safety agencies go into overdrive at this time of year. We have pulled together a few of the announcements to find the key messages.
Results of the first ever estimates of the global burden of foodborne disease revealed earlier this month could be ‘instrumental in changing the field’, according to experts.
As an end of year article we have looked through our archives to bring you the top-scoring articles related to foodborne outbreaks.
Follow-up testing of a celery and onion mix linked to an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak has failed to confirm presence of the pathogen.
The number of illnesses in the E. coli O26 outbreak linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill has risen to 52.
FSL Foods has recalled frozen berries imported from China as part of the investigation into four Hepatitis A cases in New Zealand.
Salmonella has sickened 11 people from nine states with a link identified to raw nut butter products.
Each year as many as 600 million, or almost one in 10 people in the world, fall ill after consuming contaminated food, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).