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.
Kapowsin Meats has suspended operations after 152 people have been sickened with Salmonella linked to its products.
A recall round-up for August takes us to USA, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Austria, Czech Republic and France. Milk allergens, mislabelling, Listeria in greens beans and Salmonella in eggs can be found this week. For the recalls due to...
The recall of chocolate bar products possibly contaminated with Salmonella has expanded to more than 20 countries.
The source of an outbreak of E.coli O157 which has sickened 24 people has yet to be found, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
At least 14 countries and numerous brands have been affected by possible Salmonella in chocolate products.
A recall round-up for August takes us to Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland, the UK, Canada, New Zealand and France. Salmonella and Listeria found in cheese affecting multiple countries and Salmonella in chocolate dominate this week....
Portugal’s health and food safety authority (ASAE) has confiscated 7.5 tonnes of food as part of an investigation into Salmonella.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is investigating 67 Canadian cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to raw shellfish.
Four people have been sickened by Listeria linked to a fish producer in Denmark but authorities have not found high levels of the pathogen in products on the market.
A Salmonella outbreak linked to pork products has now sickened 134 in Washington and testing has shown a connection with Kapowsin Meats.
A recall round-up for August takes us to Switzerland, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland and France.
Public health officials have been praised for their reaction to an outbreak of Salmonella which sickened 133 people in the Czech Republic.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is investigating 83 cases of cyclospora infections and said the source is unknown.
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has said there is a ‘negligible risk’ after a man died of Bacillus anthracis from contact with an infected cow.
A recall round-up for the first time in August takes us to Ireland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Russia, Finland, USA and France
An outbreak investigation into spices which has sickened 178 people in Sweden has revealed a risk of contaminated products on the market in other countries.
More than 350 people in 26 states have been sickened by cyclospora, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A recall round-up for the final time in July takes us to England, Ireland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, New Zealand, Australia, Germany and France.
Public Health England (PHE) has warned of an outbreak of cyclospora linked to contaminated food in Mexico.
A man has died in Bulgaria from B. Anthracis after handling contaminated meat.
A Salmonella outbreak which has sickened 56 people in eight Washington counties has been linked to pork served at different events.
Campylobacter foodborne outbreaks increased in 2013 but Salmonella decreased, according to the UK Zoonoses Report.
A recall round-up in July takes us to England, Denmark, Canada, Austria, Belgium and France.
Osamu Corporation is recalling all of its frozen tuna sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia because samples have been found to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Further cases of Salmonella linked to chicken products have been reported, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).