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A consent decree of permanent injunction has been filed against Wholesome Soy Products which shut late last year after products were linked to an outbreak of Listeria.
A Canadian union has claimed meat and slaughter sites in Quebec are operating with fewer inspectors than required to ensure compliance with safety requirements.
Progress has been made but controls on the production and storage of food of animal origin remain weak in Romania, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
Accountability is key to rebuilding consumer confidence in the industry following a food scandal - a company’s response to accusations of contamination is almost as important as its actual role...
Awareness should be increased about listeriosis from RTE foods in risk groups, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
The Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) has found ‘significant deficiencies’ in Russian controls for export of dairy products and casings to the European Union (EU).
EFSA has published an overview of its most recent data on chemical contamination of food and drink aimed at the general public.
Bakers must make crucial food safety step changes beyond the oven, particularly with implementation of the US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) ongoing, warns a food safety specialist.
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis bacteria can multiply in raw milk at refrigeration temperature within a couple of days to a “illness-causing level,” the Finnish Food Safety Authority (Evira) claims.
Cal-Maine Foods has resolved Clean Water Act violations at its poultry egg production facility in Edwards, Mississippi.
The owner and COO of Quality Egg have been sentenced to three months in prison for their roles in a 2010 Salmonella outbreak linked to almost 2,000 illnesses.
Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling almost 8,300 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with blue string, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service...
Reaction has continued to flood in to mark World Health Day on the theme of food safety – FoodQualityNews brings you some of it that did not make our special...
A seroincidence calculator for Salmonella and Campylobacter has been launched by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to get an objective measurement of the problem.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has slammed claims made by the Agriculture Union calling some of them ‘false’.
A judge has ordered L.A. Star Seafood Company to halt operations until it demonstrates it can process compliant food.
China’s food authorities received over half a million complaints in 2014—double the number that was lodged the previous year.
The European Commission is to look at 700 chemicals to predict whether they could be considered as endocrine disruptors.
Risk assessment of food chemicals usually fails to take into account their effects when combined with other compounds – and these ‘chemical cocktails’ may be harmful to health, says new...
Bühler has carried out tests with the American Peanut Research & Education Society (APRES) to evaluate the effectiveness of industrial peanut dry roasting parameters in Salmonella reduction using Salmonella surrogate,...
Lindt & Sprüngli has recalled its 6.4oz Chocolate Covered Raisin Bags and 6.4oz Chocolate Covered Almond Bags due to undeclared hazelnut concerns.
In-bottle creatine crystallisation is behind a full UK recall of GlaxoSmithKline-owned MaxiNutrition Cyclone Milk products over choking concerns. GSK implemented the recall after customer complaints a spokesperson told us today.
Advocacy groups are calling on companies using nanomaterials to take steps to avoid or reduce the risks in food products and packaging.
New software that analyses food molecules will provide cost effective ways to ensure food quality and prevent food fraud, say researchers.
Kraft is recalling 242,000 cases of selected Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner after eight consumer complaints due to boxes containing metal.