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Studies highlight past and present Salmonella outbreaks

A number of different Salmonella outbreaks and investigations were brought to the attention of FoodQualityNews during a recent event.  

Food safety recall round-up June 11-16, 2016

Recalls: Brush bristles, metal and pesticide residues

Food recalls andalerts for a week in June came from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Austria, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

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Saputo recalls chocolate milk linked to Listeria outbreak

Saputo has recalled chocolate milk after it was linked to Listeria monocytogenes illnesses.

Peanut residue alert

Now Mars recalls snacks over fear of peanut residue in Grain Craft flour

Mars Chocolate North America has recalled a selection of its Combos snacks over fears they may have been produced with flour containing undeclared peanut residue.

Peanut residue alert

Kellogg’s Special K and Keebler snacks recalled over peanut residue fears

Another major US manufacturer has voluntarily recalled products over fears they may contain undeclared peanut residue.

Food safety recall round-up June 2-10 2016

Recalls: Pathogens, foreign bodies and insects

Food recalls and issues for the start of June came from UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Norway and Denmark.

Peanut residue: Now Frito-Lay recalls products over allergy fears

Frito-Lay is recalling batches of Rold Gold snacking pretzels over fears they were made with flour containing undeclared peanut residue - just days after Hostess Brands pulled 710,000 cases of...

Listeria alert: Hershey, Atkins and Kashi hit by extended SunOpta recall

The list of products being pulled from shelves over fears they contain sunflower seeds contaminated with a bacteria that that causes listeria continues to grow.

Listeria alert: Clif, PepsiCo and General Mills recall sunflower seed snacks

Clif, Nature Valley, Quaker and Spitz are among brands that have pulled snack products from US store shelves in the past 24 hours after ingredients supplier SunOpta extended its recall...

Listeria alert: SunOpta extends sunflower seed recall period by eight months

SunOpta – the supplier connected to a raft of US recalls relating to potential sunflower seed contamination – has extended the recall period of its products for a second time.

Food Safety recall round-up May 27 - June 1 2016

Recalls: Tropane alkoloids, Cronobacter and Listeria

Food recalls and issues for the end of May 2016 came from UK, USA, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Hungary, Croatia + Bosnia Herzegovina, Norway, Denmark and Czech Republic.

General Mills flour 'likely' source of multistate E.coli outbreak, says CDC

General Mills flour – voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer earlier this week – is the “likely” source of a multistate E. coli outbreak, according to the US Centers for Disease...

General Mills recalls 10 million lbs of flour over E. coli outbreak fears

General Mills has voluntarily recalled 10 million pounds of flour products over concerns they may be connected to a multistate outbreak of E. coli in the US.

Danish illnesses traced to lettuce from France

More than 400 people have been sickened by norovirus in Denmark by lettuce from France.

URC Vietnam investigated for excess lead in soft drinks

Vietnam’s health ministry has blocked the sale of five containers of green tea and energy drinks manufactured by the local unit of a leading Philippines food and beverage firm, claiming...

Food safety recall round-up May 20-26 2016

Recalls: Mould, pathogens and plastic

Food recalls for a week in May 2016 came from UK, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Czech Republic.

China direct

China slams reports that companies are selling human flesh to Africa

Chinese food companies have not been selling human meat as food in Africa, according to a top government official who dismissed Zambian media claims as “malicious slandering and vilification”.

Bean sprout warning reinstated after Salmonella findings

South Australian health authorities have re-issued a warning on mung bean sprouts almost a month after saying they were safe to eat.

Food safety recall round-up May 12-19 2016

Recalls: Pathogens, allergens and histamine

Food recalls for a week in May 2016 came from Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Spain, USA, Luxembourg and England.

CRF Frozen Foods lays off 250 as outbreak investigation continues

CRF Frozen Foods has temporarily laid off 250 workers at its Pasco plant as the investigation into a Listeria outbreak continues.

Treehouse Foods recalls almost 100 products in sunflower seed listeria scare

Treehouse Foods has voluntarily recalled almost 100 products over fears they may contain sunflower seeds contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

CRF Frozen Foods expands recall after Listeria outbreak link

Frozen vegetables produced by CRF Frozen Foods have been linked to eight illnesses from three US states.

Sweden investigates Salmonella outbreak with 39 ill

Salmonella has sickened 39 people in Sweden with a link to sausage.

Australian authorities trace Salmonella to SA factory

The source of Salmonella which has sickened more than 300 people in Australia has been traced to a factory in South Australia.

Food safety recall round-up April 20-28 2016

Recalls: Clostridium botulinum and foreign bodies

Food recalls for a period in April 2016 came from Austria, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Denmark, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Finland, USA, Hungary, Luxembourg and England

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