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.
Multivac, Neogen Europe, Vikan, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Merck Millipore and Ecolab were some of the many exhibitors that welcomed visitors to their stands at Anuga FoodTec 2015 last week.
The first reported link between human listeriosis and stone fruit does not provide sufficient evidence to recommend avoiding the product but it supports the need to understand associated risks, according...
Aptamil infant formula linked to a case of Campylobacter illness in a British infant was given the "all clear" before entering the market.
The risk of transmission of the Ebola virus via food imported into the EU remains a theoretical possibility only and has never been demonstrated in practice, according to the European...
A recall round-up covering the a week in March takes us to France, Belgium, Germany, Scotland, Australia, Hong Kong, Canada, the USA, Switzerland and Denmark....
As Queenslanders prepare for the return of the category 4 Cyclone Nathan, agriculture authorities are planning their response to another disaster after the arrival of a disease that affects banana...
Blue Bell ice cream products contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes were a contributing factor to three deaths, according to officials.
A recall round-up covering the first full week in March takes us to France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Australia, Canada, the UK and Denmark....
Listeria monocytogenes and Campylobacter were detected in 20% and 22% respectively of milk filter samples tested by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).
Jimco, which works with KFC and McDonald’s is launching a disinfection system that minimizes listeria and salmonella microorganisms.
Problems with food security have previously been linked to climate change – but it may also affect food safety and the incidence of foodborne illness, according to a new study.
A recall round-up covering the final week in February and first week of March takes us to France, USA, Canada, Germany, Austria, the UK and Denmark....
An outbreak of typhoid linked to liquids is being investigated in Uganda, according to the Ministry of Health and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).
An outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis from raw milk which sickened 11 people in Idaho highlights an infrequently reported risk, according to a report.
A recall round-up covering another week in February takes us to France, USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, Austria, the UK, Belgium, Denmark and New Zealand.
Listeria illnesses increased by 5.3% in 2014 from the previous year to 169 cases according to Public Health England (PHE).
More than 80% of E.coli illnesses were traced to beef and vegetable row crops, according to a method to analyse outbreak data.
An outbreak of Salmonella from cucumbers that sickened 275 people last year has only just been made public by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A recall round-up covering another week in February takes us to France, USA, Canada, The Netherlands, the UK, Belgium, Denmark and Sweden.
SES Food Safety Specialists has boosted its line of poultry pathogen intervention products.
The number of people dying of food poisoning grew slightly last year, with figures released by the National Health and Family Planning Commission showing an increase of less than 1%.
An outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes in apples linked to the deaths of at least three people appears to be over, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Berries from Patties Foods have been linked to an Australian outbreak of Hepatitis A which has sickened at least five people.
A recall round-up covering the first full week in February takes us to France, Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, Belgium, Sweden, England and New Zealand.
Parmalat South Africa has recalled its apple juice after customer complaints prompted tests which found contamination with cleaning fluid.