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France and Japan have signed a cooperation agreement around food safety.
New England Natural Bakers of Greenfield, Massachusetts, US, has allegedly issued a voluntary recall for Trader Joe's Coconut Cranberry Granola because Pecan Praline Granola containing milk, wheat and pecans was...
Hanovia UV has partnered with F&N (Fraser and Neave) Beverages Manufacturing (FNBM) in Malaysia to install a disinfection system at its manufacturing plant in Inanam, Kota Kinabalu.
The use of fake pesticides use may jeopardise India’s status as leading exporter of food grains, fruits and vegetable, Ficci has warned.
Industry groups have called for a criminal investigation into the practices of India’s food regulator, it has emerged.
DuPont will pay $724k after a fire and explosion at one of its chemical plants in 2010 that killed one worker and badly burned another.
Two former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) employees have been jailed for their roles in a 2009 Salmonella outbreak from peanut products.
While the Spanish competent authorities found some non-compliances in traceability of meat they did not detect a number of more serious, systematic deficiencies, according to the Food and Veterinary Office...
Food from the UK was most frequently sampled however samples from outside had the highest failure rate, according to Northern Ireland's eighth food surveillance sampling report.
Sanderson Farms has recalled more than 550,000 pounds of chicken products due to possible foreign material contamination, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).
Japan and Portugal have signed a memorandum of cooperation to work together on food safety.
A tougher food safety law will come into effect in China next month to bring more stringent sanctions for violations, including economic penalties, while defending whistleblowers more stridently.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against drinking untreated fruit juices.
The former president of the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) has been jailed for 28 years for his role in a Salmonella outbreak linked to nine deaths.
India’s existing food safety laws serve a “pivotal role” in securing public health, Bombay High Court has ruled in a move that gives some rare good news the country’s beleaguered...
Enrichment protocols for milk chocolate and chocolate liquor samples using DuPont pathogen detection equipment have been validated by the AOAC.
Two events were held last week to discuss topics relevant to food safety.
China and Ireland signed an agreement on food safety this week.
Halloumi cheese and infused oils that could pose a serious health risk are among the products that have been recalled over the past week.
The current case-by-case risk assessment of nanomaterials (NMs) is not the most efficient long term approach to ensure safety, according to a review which looked at regulatory approaches.
Cargill will pay a $110,000 civil penalty over alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its Vitamin E manufacturing facility in Eddyville, Iowa.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published the first two final rules under the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA).
PURE Bioscience is to resubmit a Food Contact Notification (FCN) for its antimicrobial in produce processing and has estimated the market opportunity for such processing aids is in excess of...
India’s food regulator intends to have a new product approvals process set up within the next six months.
3M Food Safety’s molecular detection assay 2 - Listeria monocytogenes has received AOAC PTM validation.