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Norway must improve its import control system for food of animal origin, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Large chains were among the retailers found to be selling substandard sweets after a Delhi raid found that at least 16% of products it tested did not conform to regulations.
The level of sodium stated on a label is likely to be lower than the actual content when analysed in a lab, a researcher has claimed.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will sample and test cucumbers and hot peppers in fiscal year 2016 under a sampling program.
The European Commission will propose new regulations on bisphenol A (BPA) next year due to uncertainty created by individual Member State laws and negative effect on consumer confidence.
More than a dozen Taipei hypermarket outlets will be fined for their failure to declare their disposal methods for expired produce, the city’s Department of Environmental Protection has announced.
Official controls of Italian milk products were praised but deficiencies in establishment reports are often overlooked and there is ‘very little’ effective follow-up, according to a Food and Veterinary Office...
The Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) final rule relating to produce has been described as ‘damaging’, by a national organization.
Public health departments and government agencies need to work closer with industry to understand how foods are produced and distributed to speed up outbreak and traceback investigations, according to a...
Tyson Foods is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of chicken wings because of an “off odour” scent, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).
In the latest twist in the long-drawn-out Maggi noodle saga, India’s food regulator has petitioned the Supreme Court to quash an earlier ruling to lift a ban on the popular...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued three final rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Guidelines beefing up potential penalties for food safety and hygiene offences in England and Wales will come into effect from next year.
Campbell Soup Company is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs Original due to a potential choking hazard posed by pieces of red plastic found in some cans.
PURE Bioscience has received an acknowledgement letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of its SDC antimicrobial as a fresh produce processing aid.
Acoura has made three appointments to improve food safety and help customers battle fraud.
Most Australians find food-source labelling inadequate as a growing trend leads consumers to make ethical food choices, research has shown.
Maggi noodles have returned to Indian shelves in time for the Diwali holiday, Nestlé has announced.
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has entered into three partnerships to boost food safety.
This year has been a big one for China’s food safety policymakers, who last month introduced changes to legislation that would serve as a regulatory framework for the coming years....
Eagle Product Inspection has partnered with J-Pak, in Africa, to distribute its x-ray inspection systems for applications including bakery, dairy, snacks, confectionery, cereals and grains.
Tetra Pak has informed all of its key suppliers they will be expected to file ethical performance reports on the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), to improve supply chain transparency.
The United Nations has blamed “human error” for sending expired biscuits to Syria as part of an aid package.
Intergovernmental organisation, CIHEAM (International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies), is calling on better food security to improve the wheat, corn, barley and rice industry supply chain.
A juice manufacturer has been ordered to close after safety concerns raised by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).