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Industry has given its support to a new ruling by the UK's Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) on marketing junk food to children that will increase restrictions to cover non-broadcast media, including...
A network set up by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to deal with questions about the produce safety rule is struggling to cope, according to the Government Accountability Office...
The Shanghai Food Safety Federation has visited Döhler’s Asia-Pacific headquarters.
Dutch watchdog FoodWatch has announced the winners of its annual ‘GoldenEgg’ award for the year’s most misleading product, as voted by members of the public.
European food recalls were down slightly in Q3, according toStericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.
FDA has warned against eating a brand of goat cheese after an inspection identified Listeria monocytogenes in finished products and the production environment.
A decision by Chinese authorities to tidy up its Byzantine regulatory systems will see the consolidation of nearly 5,000 food safety standards and the revision of 300 other national standards.
Mondelēz has recalled one of its chocolate bar lines in the Czech Republic and Slovakia after a consumer was harmed from eating it.
US Marshals have seized more than four million pounds of items made by Valley Milk Products due to Salmonella concerns.
An EU Court ruling, which states nutrition information on multipack products must also appear on each individual item, contradicts EU law, a food law expert has said.
Risk assessment, early warning for emerging hazards and official controls and inspections are areas where the EU legislative framework needs to be strengthened to deal with future issues, according to...
France has donated €50,000 in 2016 to help the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) poorest members implement food safety, animal and plant health standards.
A London-based cash and carry that supplied peanut powder labelled as almond to a restaurant has been ordered to pay over £6,000 fines and costs.
Police in Canada have uncovered alcohol and Nutella during an investigation into an organised crime gang.
If you are in the dairy business, you know the threats posed by mycotoxins, particularly aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2 and M1.
Dutch consumer association, Consumentenbond, is fighting for tougher regulations on products claiming to be whole-grain as it says manufacturers are deliberately misleading consumers in their labelling.
An illegal meat processing operation has been discovered by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand.
KraftHeinz has been forced to withdraw a television advert for baked beans by the UK's advertising authority as it encouraged "behaviour that is prejudicial to health"....
Avian flu virus poses a ‘very low’ risk to humans but given its evolving nature there is the potential of infection, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control...
Most consumers do not wash their hands after using handheld phones or tablets in the kitchen, according to a survey.
Sabra Dipping Company has recalled hummus after Listeria monocytogenes was found in its facility.
A batch of sliced cooked chicken contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes was served to some schools in a Welsh town.
As temperatures rise, Dutch and Italian researchers contend we could see an increase in mycotoxin aflatoxin B1, putting maize crops at high risk.
Europe will become a best practice region in tackling antimicrobial resistance with a new Commission action plan in 2017, said food and health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis today on European Antibiotic Awareness Day....
Toronto startup Agri-Neo’s first product and service, Neo-Pure, offers a novel “kill step” that ensures the resulting finished product can still stay true to its ‘plant-based,’ ‘organic,’ and ‘raw’ labels....