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Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur has pulled some fresh milk from retail shelves in the country over concerns about premature spoilage.
A division of Davisco Foods International has settled with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to comply with Clean Air Act Risk Management Plan regulations.
The New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) rule from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) becomes effective from today (October 20).
175 chemicals with known hazardous properties are legally used in the production of food packaging, according to a study by the Food Packaging Forum (FPF).
The majority of food samples meet Health Canada safety guidelines and standards, according to a report.
Icelandic legislation requiring meat product imports to undergo an authorisation procedure contravenes EEA law, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
A consumer rights group in the US has called on its country’s regulators to review and possibly revoke Australia’s meat inspection process, calling it an inherently flawed system.
Sri Lanka has lifted a temporary ban on the sale of three batches of Fonterra milk powder after "no food safety or quality issue" was identified during tests....
A judge has reduced the proposed penalty issued to a chicken processor by the US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Consumers are buying more organic food because of a mistrust in pesticides but the irony is there are more contaminants in Food Contact Materials which they are unaware of.
Nestlé is working with ILSI (International Life Sciences Institute) Europe, the University of Parma and its in-house Chemical Food Safety Group on in silico toxicology in the safety assessment of...
A possible food tampering incident involving metal has prompted the withdrawal of potatoes from Linkletter Farms, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
E&M Farms Inc. has agreed to pay a $7,500 civil penalty to settle violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its dairy site.
The importance placed on environmental monitoring has changed over the last decade, according to AIB International, an association which provides food safety inspections, audits and certifications.
Sri Lanka has suspended the sale of three batches of Fonterra-made Anchor milk powder after complaints of illness in children.
The Partnership for Food Safety Education is offering scholarships for students to attend its conference later this year.
Doctors investigating a Swedish woman’s brain haemorrhage have pointed the finger at the pre-workout food supplement Jacked Power – warning that the event could have been triggered by ingredients chemically...
Losurdo Foods has agreed to upgrade its cheese manufacturing equipment to reduce the amount of pollutants it discharges.
Newform Holdings Pty has been fined AUS$9,000 after an employee’s arm was broken when it was trapped in a dough mixer.
The US Food and Drug Administration is asking for potential breakthrough ideas on Salmonella in fresh produce with a total prize pool of $500,000.
Combining three functions into one machine optimises investments and saves space on the factory floor, says Interfood Technology, as it introduces the Sparc Cerberus 420.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing changes to four rules as part of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA).
The control system for fishery products In Ireland covers the production chain but is not always consistently applied, according to a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) audit.
The EU is to modify the list of feed and food of non-animal origin subject to different levels of official controls from next month.
A federal jury has returned guilty verdicts against three former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) employees in relation to a Salmonella outbreak which sickened almost 700.