Police have seized nearly 90kg of bushmeat including porcupine, gazelle and bats from premises in Paris, France last week.
FSANZ (Food Standards Australia New Zealand) will launch a study on the risk of cyanide in raw apricot kernels.
The Beef Working Group, which includes McDonald’s Europe, Unilever and Vion Food Group, will meet in Paris on February, 24, to discuss principles from the SAI Platform (Sustainable Agriculture Initiative).
Scientists have ‘significant concerns’ over the risk to pregnant women after finding high lead levels in a wide range of teas sold in Canadian grocery stores.
A component found in grape seed extract (GSE) could be effective in killing prostate cancer cells, according to a study in the Nutrition and Cancer journal.
An ‘unusual’ increase in the number of Salmonella Mikawasima infections has been found in European Union (EU) countries since September 2013, according to a report.
Food & Water Watch has questioned the Salmonella reduction figures given by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in its plan released this week....
A Salmonella action plan on how to address the problem in meat and poultry products is predicted to reduce the number of illnesses per year by more than 4,000.
More than a third of people believe government agencies and food processing corporations are doing a ‘poor’ job of protecting food safety, according to a Florida-based study.
Reporting on nanotechnology has tailed off in the media in the past five years – and so has consumer concern over its safety, according to a new report from the...
Salmonella typing results from public health national reference laboratories in the EU are ‘encouraging’, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has hit back at claims from the UK’s largest union which appealed for stricter controls for the agency.
Intertek has launched training sessions in South Africa to promote food safety within the country.
Reporting and recording of food recalls is ‘hugely inconsistent’ because local authorities do not have to tell the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA), according to Trace One.
Available information on bisphenol A (BPA) is ‘insufficient’ to enable an assessment on the risks posed, according to the Member State Committee (MSC).
Ukrainian confectioner Roshen will soon be allowed to sell products in Russia again following a ban.
Food allergy sufferers are more likely to be murdered than to die from a severe reaction – but allergen labelling is about much more than fatality risk, says an allergen expert.
A judge has ordered a hot sauce factory to put the brakes on production and fix noxious emissions that have attracted complaints from local residents.
‘The E. coli STEC/VTEC outbreak that occurred in the European Union (EU) during 2011 showed the devastating effect contaminated food products can have on the health of thousands of consumers....
It is vital for food firms to map their supply chains and know where products are coming from to prevent contamination, according to the president of a specialty-consulting firm.
Birko and Sterilex Corp. have bundled two patented chemistries to help processors meet shelf life challenges and food safety in brine injected meats.
NSF International has acquired a Brazilian lab to expand its business in Latin America.
Food traceability will become more important for the supply chain industry, according to Advanced Business Solutions.
Detectamet has invested in a laser marking machine after customer demand for increased traceability.
An RSSL scientist has been recognised for the help and support she gave industry during the horsemeat controversy.