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Supreme Court judges compel authorities to get tougher on adulteration
Social media can be a company’s best friend for communicating to consumers - but the tables can quickly turn when consumers talk back. So should food companies get hashtag-happy when dealing...
Certain HACCP concepts are not clearly understood leading to inconsistencies in implementation and controls, according to a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) report.
A genetically modified sheep carrying a jellyfish protein entered the French food system last year following what appears to have been a deliberate abattoir mix-up by a disgruntled employee, it was revealed last...
Nestlé India has been allowed to export Maggi noodles by the Bombay High Court but the product will remain off shelves in India.
Salmonella in your infant nutrition, hormones in your supplements and lead in your detox. These were just some of the nasties included in this month’s round up of supplements blocked at...
New products failing to come to market due to FSSAI hold-ups
An EFSA panel has called for more data on the impact of processing on chlorate residues in food but said total daily intake at the highest estimated amount is unlikely...
It is easy to hear allegations such as those in the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) Salmonella outbreak and dismiss them as an anomaly but even a tiny minority can...
Taiwan updates its certification in wake of scandals
A Newcastle Bakery has been fined after one of its workers lost the tip of his middle finger in an incident with an unguarded machine.
Industry must work to minimize levels of inorganic arsenic in rice and rice-based snacks as high levels pose a health risk to consumers, warns Germany’s Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)....
The Nordic Council of Ministers (Norden) has published a guidance document on metals and alloys used in food contact materials (FCMs).
Horses for export into Europe may have been treated with illegal substances in Canada within the last 180 days before slaughter, according to a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) report.
Niagara Bottling is recalling bottled water due to concerns that one of its spring sources is contaminated with E. coli.
Saputo is recalling almost a tonne of French Roquefort cheese in Canada over concerns it contains the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria.
The New Zealand Government initially considered it "undesirable" for details of the sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) infant formula contamination threat to be made public.
Salmonella has been found in a dietary supplement according to the Environmental Health Directorate of Malta.
Nestlé India is destroying Maggi noodles worth an estimated Rs 320 crore (US$50m, €45m) which is stock withdrawn from the market.
PURE Bioscience has said ‘if all goes smoothly’ it expects to commercialize its antimicrobial for raw poultry processing by the end of 2015.
Nestlé India’s court case to challenge the ban on Maggi noodles has been heard today (Friday) with the next hearing set for the end of the month.
India’s food regulator will test all brands of instant noodles, pasta and macaroni that contain Tastemaker masala in the wake of what has been labelled by observers as the highest...
The Indian consumers behind claims insect larvae were found in a pack of NAN PRO-3 follow-on formula “declined” to provide the product for analysis, says Nestlé India.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published draft guidance for importers of human or animal food.
FoodDrinkEurope said it is ‘difficult to quantify’ the impact of criteria on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the sector without knowing how they will be identified and classified.