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‘Over the last 15 years, Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland, one of the largest bottlers in the country, has benefited from advanced ozone water treatment technology, installed and maintained...
Kellogg has voluntarily recalled around 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat waffles over fears they may be contaminated with the bacteria that causes listeriosis.
ForestFinest Consulting outlines steps chocolate makers can take to comply with incoming regulations on heavy metal traces.
Germany has pledged €150,000 (CHF 164,000) to help the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) poorest members implement food safety so they can actively participate in world trade.
More than $21m has been made available to support states with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety rule.
Authorities in Northern Ireland have shut down two operations selling weight loss products containing the dangerous industrial chemical DNP (2,4 dinitrophenol) as part of a broader sting.
Montenegro is to get additional financing for resources to strengthen rural areas and increase preparedness for European Union accession.
The proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Europe and Canada will put food safety at risk, according to the Council of Canadians.
Intertek’s food testing laboratory in Hyderabad has been accredited by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).
Nuts and seeds were the highest recalled commodity in Q2 making up almost half of total recalls in Europe, according to Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.
Beijing will send inspectors to provincial governments to review their food safety records as part of a wide-reaching annual assessment of progress.
Small importers and producers are at a higher risk of failing to comply with a FSMA rule than mid-sized and large importers and producers, according to findings from meetings on...
Cases of milk sample falsification have decreased by more than ten times compared to 2012, according to Lithuanian data.
Australia's medicines regulator has renewed warnings of the dangers of buying weight-loss supplements from unknown overseas websites.
Advances in information and communication technology (ICT) are leading to improvements in food security and safety in Asia and the Pacific, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)....
An Italian MEP’s call for tested almonds to be labelled as free of the carcinogenic mycotoxin, aflatoxin, was rejected by the EU Commission earlier this month.
The first community driven standard performance requirements (SMPR) document for LC-MS/MS of food allergens has been published by AOAC.
Unilever is recalling four batches of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream due to potential metal contamination.
Three men have been charged with selling horse meat as beef.
Micreos has said it is ‘very positive’ following a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion on its technology for Listeria monocytogenes in Ready to Eat (RTE) foods.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a new food fraud hotline to help regulators and police tackle criminal activity in the supply chain, as well as protect the food sector’s...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended and clarified compliance dates for certain parts of rules within the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Bacterial contamination-related recalls rocketed in Q2 2016, according to Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.
Two reports on rules for produce farms and processors under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) have been produced by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC).
Irradiation could be used as a “mop up operation” to compensate for unsanitary conditions and inadequate procedures, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU) which voiced its opposition to proposed...