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.
A recall round-up covering one week in January takes us to the USA, France, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Austria and UK.
Listeria and VTEC infections have risen but Salmonella has decreased and Campylobacter has stabilised, according to an EU report.
Advice on the microbial and chemical safety of insects intended for human consumption has been published by the Belgian food safety agency.
An outbreak of Salmonella from bean sprouts that sickened 115 people has ended, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A recall round-up covering one week in January takes us to the USA, France, Germany, Denmark and Canada.
Almost 18.7m pounds of products were recalled last year, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).
Two people have been hospitalized and one has died in an ongoing outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to Latin-style soft cheese.
A recall round-up covering one week in January takes us to the USA, England, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark and Sweden.
Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) has been found in 13% of imported beef samples, according to the Swedish National Food agency.
Bidart Bros. is believed to be the source of a Listeria outbreak that has sickened at least 32 people and has links to three deaths.
Anxiety about the detection of avian influenza (AI) in Washington state has prompted nearly two dozen countries to ban imports of poultry from the Pacific Northwest this week.
An investigation has been launched in Queensland to find the source of an outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened more than 100 people.
A recall round-up from late last year and the start of 2015 takes us to the USA, Canada, England, France, Belgium, Germany, Australia, Denmark and Norway.
Six people have died in a multi-state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes illnesses linked to caramel apples, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported.
Imported dried puffer fish represents a ‘substantial public health threat’ given the potentially lethal toxin it contains after it was linked to four illnesses, according to a report.
It has been quite a year this one and I can hardly believe I am writing this as an end of year note, where does time go?
From a mass outbreak of food poisoning at a Food Safety Summit to beef from Walmart, allegedly laced with LSD, and the death of a man found inside an industrial...
Listeria from prepacked caramel apples has been linked to the deaths of four people, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to USA, Canada, England, Ireland, France, Denmark and Norway.
Salmonella from bean sprouts has sickened more than 100 people from 12 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A workshop to help train the retail food industry for a foodborne illness outbreak and recall will take place next month.
Less and less controls and a complex administration… says ‘ La politique de sécurité sanitaire des aliments’, a report presented to the minister of agriculture, Stéphane Le Foll, last week,...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) blames the legal sale of raw milk in an increasing number of US states for a rise in the number of outbreaks...
This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Germany, Norway, France and the US.
Ten laboratory confirmed and five probable cases of Salmonella are being investigated in the UK.