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 Foster Farms poultry plant has been temporarily shut down after cockroaches were found in the facility.
Cashews from Southeast Asia are the suspected source of a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 14 people.
Walmart’s China operation has responded to reports that some of its donkey meat contained the DNA of other animals, including fox.
The UAE will introduce a rapid alert system to improve food recall processes within the next two years, according to officials.
Maruha Nichiro Holdings, a supplier of frozen food such as frozen pizzas and corn cream croquettes, has recalled up to 6.3m packages allegedly tainted with pesticide in Japan.
This year has been quite eventful for recalls of food and beverage products due to foodborne contamination, foreign body contamination and others due to packaging faults.
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The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is warning people not to eat turkey butterflies processed by a Welsh firm because they were processed at an unapproved site.
Foster Farms chicken has sickened at least 400 people in 23 states and Puerto Rico from seven strains of Salmonella.
In the final weekly gallery of 2013 the journey to find the reasons behind food recalls takes us to USA, Ireland, Canada, England, Norway and Belgium where we find counterfeit...
The period for comments, scientific data and other information on pathogen and filth in spices has been extended by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Basil pesto sauce was the source of a Shigella outbreak that sickened 46 people, according to the Norwegian Food Safety Authority.
A UK Navy veteran has died after drinking a Caribbean pear juice drink loaded with cocaine, and police say they believe he drank a 'rogue bottle' taken from a consignment...
44 people were sickened in 18 states in 2010 from chicken in a ConAgra entrée, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A novel vehicle for Salmonella infection which sickened 38 people in the UK has been studied by researchers.
The journey to find the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to USA, Ireland, Canada, Australia and Germany where we find allergen concerns and incorrect labelling prompting action....
Marks & Spencer has recalled three branded mussel-based products as part of investigations of illnesses in the UK.
General Mills Australasia has recalled Old El Paso - Hot Chunky Tomato Salsa due to the presence of glass.
The horsemeat scandal made it clear that food scandals do not stop at national borders, said the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are calling for research proposals related to understanding the challenges of the food system.
The journey to find the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to USA, England, Australia and Denmark where we find Salmonella and Listeria and incorrect labelling prompting action.
A rare Salmonella strain has sickened 18 people in Norway with the source of the infection still unknown.
The first case of livestock associated Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) has been found on a poultry farm in the UK, according to the Department of Health.
Primary seafood processors who purchase reef fish should ensure they minimize ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) risk from products they distribute.
Food safety, health and wellness, 2014 products and export and international issues for the meat and poultry industry will be the focus of programs at an industry event next year.