The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to two seafood firms for violations found after investigations.
Triclosan, an antimicrobial ingredient used in some hand soaps in the food processing industry, is under the microscope again after a US Court of Appeal decision.
Lawrence Staniforth, contracts manager for UK institiute Campden BRI's Heat Resistance and Decontamination unit, talks to FoodProductionDaily.com about its latest projects, and the current talking points, in the field of hygiene and...
A Northamptonshire grain firm has been fined after an employee lost three fingers and a thumb on the blades of a running mixer in another accident involving inadequately guarded machinery.
Norway must bring the financing of a laboratory that verifies the quality of drinking water and foodstuffs in line with state aid provisions, according to the European Free Trade Association...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two warning letters on the subject of illegal drug residue in the space of a week.
A Spanish non-profit health organisation has called for the country to draft legislation that bans bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials.
Internationally agreed testing methods for endocrine disruptive chemicals (EDCs) will become available shortly and will help with the risk assessment of them, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
The European Parliament has backed a proposal to list endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) as “substances of very high concern” under the REACH legislation.
Berry Plastics has been cited for six safety violations and placed in a severe violator enforcement program after a US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection.
A worker had two fingers crushed by a hydraulic ram in a sausage roll machine in another UK food manufacturing incident in which machine guard issues were a contributory factor....
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is amending the Federal meat and poultry products inspection regulations to allow sodium benzoate, sodium propionate, and benzoic acid for use in meat...
The shape of a new Scottish food body is set to be sketched out following a consultation period opened last week on the responsibilities and functions of an authority separate...
The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a food flavouring company and a processing plant for safety violations.
UK food manufacturer Cranswick Country Foods paid £10,000 in fines after one of its workers fractured his skull and was left partially deaf following a three-metre fall.
Intralytix has received regulatory approval for one of its phage-based products for controlling salmonella.
Sick of lurching from one food crisis to the next, it seems the Chinese authorities are planning to form one cohesive food safety unit based on America’s FDA model.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has entered into a consent decree of permanent injunction with a sprout producer due to unsanitary conditions.
Four former officials of the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) have been indicted on charges relating to the contamination of peanuts with salmonella in 2009, according to the US Justice Department....
A UK confectionery manufacturer has been fined for safety breaches after a worker's hand was crushed in machinery, another case in which inadequate machine guard measures proved a factor.
Stonington Sea Products has been issued with a warning letter after an US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection at their seafood facility in Maine.
Fears about food contact material anthraquinone’s carcinogenic properties have prompted Germany’s Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) to drop it from its recommended list for food packaging substances.
Regulatory limits on the levels of moulds and toxins present naturally in foods produced from grain crops should be expanded to include so-called ‘masked mycotoxins’, suggest researchers.
Landes Foods has been hit with a $129,500 penalty after inspectors found a number of violations at their facility in Dallas.
UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc) has unveiled a food safety process validation service, which enables food manufacturers to ensure they comply with US Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) standards.