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Nanotechnology, globalisation, foodborne illness and endocrine disruptors are some of the food safety challenges named in a report.
Finland’s control system for poultry meat and products is organised and has extensive guidelines but still could improve, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to stop Scotty’s Inc. from preparing and distributing tuna sandwiches as it believes them to be adulterated.
The owners of a shop in the UK have been fined for selling rotten, damaged and incorrectly labelled fruit.
The National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) has moved closer to finalizing its recommendations on control strategies to reduce foodborne norovirus infections.
Global public health organisation NSF International has acquired Knight International Inspectorate, a move that will expand its food safety certification services in the UK and Ireland.
InstantLabs has launched the first of a series of DNA tests for seafood, to combat the increasing problem of fraud in the sector.
Foreign producers are stepping up to tighter traceability regulations of export destinations, a trend which is pushing the global food traceability technologies market forward, according to business information portal Visiongain....
The British Poultry Council (BPC), Defra, and the European Commission have put damage control procedures into place following the recent bird flu outbreak on a duck breeding farm in Yorkshire,...
A culture medium from Merck Millipore has become the only product validated by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for enumeration of E. coli and coliforms in water samples with...
Bio-Rad Laboratories will pay a settlement of $55m to resolve US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allegations of unlawful payments to get or keep...
The FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) will begin the new year with a new director and a new direction. Public health scientist Susan Mayne will take...
Alpha Baking Co. has been fined $42,000 after an employee was killed at the Chicago plant.
Fireball whiskey has recalled products in three EU countries which breached regulations after shipping its drink there meant for North America.
Bisphenol A (BPA) has been added to a list of chemicals for assessment by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
France’s nutrivigilence work – launched in 2010 to ensure safety in food supplements and some foodstuffs – has improved the quality of the food supply, the country’s food safety agency...
The UK’s third-largest food and beverage retailer Asda has recalled five lot codes of Prosecco due to the risk of glass bottles shattering.
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....