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.
In this weeks recall round-up the reasons behind food recalls takes us to USA, England, Canada, New Zealand, Norway and Australia.
A UK bakery has been hit with an £11,000 penalty after a customer reported a pack of its bread buns contained a screw.
Gusto Packing is recalling 67,113 lbs. of spiral-sliced ham due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
We may be one year on but I am not really sure if the horse meat anniversary is something we should be donning our party hats to mark or not....
In the first weekly recall round-up of 2014, the reasons behind food recalls takes us to USA, England, Canada, New Zealand and Australia where we find E.coli, Listeria, Clostridium botulinum,...
SGS will host a breakfast session on food allergen management at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Global Conference on 28 February in Anaheim, California, USA.
A reference guide for people concerned about the safety of fresh and frozen berry products has been created by researchers.
Coca-Cola has resumed the sale of Coca-Cola light and Nestea in two regions of Greece after warnings of contamination with hydrochloric acid prompted its removal.
Tyson Foods is recalling separated chicken products contaminated with Salmonella which have sickened seven people in a Tennessee correctional facility.
An outbreak that sickened 126 people in Germany and the Netherlands traced to mung bean sprouts was caused by a single strain of Salmonella Newport.
Danone has terminated its existing supply contract with Fonterra and plans to sue the dairy exporter over the whey protein concentrate (WPC) Clostridium botulinum contamination scare that led to product recalls...
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).