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.
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.
The journey to find the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to USA, Germany, Canada, Australia and Norway where we allergy concerns, bottle breakage fears, Salmonella and Listeria...
More than double the units of food was recalled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from the previous quarter, according to ExpertRECALL figures.
Colabor Group has moved to reassure clients about a recall of ground beef contaminated with E.coli O157:H7.
Tesco has recalled some of its own-brand ice cream cones because pain relief tablets have been found in two cornets.
The journey to find the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to Ireland, England, Belgium, USA, Canada and Czech Republic where we microbial spoilage risks, food produced in...
An outbreak of Salmonella at Melbourne Cup catering functions has been linked to the death of a woman and has sickened at least 220 people.
The DNA fingerprint in an outbreak of STEC E.coli O157 which has sickened 26 people has never been seen before in the national network, said the US Centers for Disease...
The US Department of Agriculture will not allow the import of Chinese poultry into the country, having determined the country’s slaughter system not equivalent of its system and standards.
Maggots have been found in a chocolate Weetabix product in the UK.
The first reported multistate outbreak of campylobacteriosis from chicken liver in the US was due to the product being undercooked.
The journey to find the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to Belgium, USA, Canada, and Australia where we aflatoxin levels, choking hazards, spoilage concerns and clostridium botulinum prompting action....
Pathogen resistance to antimicrobials is on the increase and antibiotic use must be reduced, says the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) ahead of an event next week.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is investigating the source of watercress contamination that caused an outbreak of E.coli O157 which sickened 19 people.
Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to USA, Canada, Ireland and England where we find early spoilage, allergy concerns and plastic findings...
Profits fell for Boparan Holdings, holding company for 2 Sisters Food Group, in the past financial year, dented by the integration of Vion’s meat processing plants.
Three out of seven strains of Salmonella from an outbreak that has sickened more than 300 people are resistant to multiple antibiotics, said the US Centers for Disease Control and...