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The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are two of the services to receive funding in the FY2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill in Washington,...
Taiwan FDA cracks down on imports from Fukushima
Cargill has launched a food safety awareness initiative in India sharing it is a shared responsibility of farmers, the food industry, regulators and consumers.
There has been ‘limited progress’ since an audit in 2010 in Sweden with most corrective actions still recorded as being in progress, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
Minimum cheese content remained a controversial point in discussion of a standard for processed cheese at a Codex Alimentarius Commission meeting.
A food related emergency exercise has been made available by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The European Commission is investigating Hungary's food chain inspection fee to see if it is in line with state aid rules.
Charm Sciences’ aerobic count bacterial test has received AOAC-Research Institute approval.
An international standard on the identity, compositional quality and safety of powders made from dairy permeates has come a step closer.
Roka Bioscience has received AOAC certification for its Listeria Environmental detection assay.
Cert ID Europe has launched VAPor for an independent assessment of vulnerable ‘hotspots’ in the food supply chain, as it plans to open an office in India, to meet a...
A former FMCG high-care engineering manager has fulfilled his dream of creating a business for food manufacturers.
Inspecting wet products like meat, dairy and ready meals, known as the ‘product effect’, has presented manufacturers with challenges for many years, according to Fortress Technology.
Bolivia and the US have been given the go ahead to work on an international standard for quinoa by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC).
Sampling for Listeria monocytogenes after cleaning in Denmark undermines the sensitivity of testing of processing areas and equipment, according to a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) audit.
Blue Bell Creameries will begin test production of ice cream in Alabama in the next few weeks.
A rise in feed and food of non-animal origin in breach of legislation has been found by an EU report.
A US fish market dealer and its president have pleaded guilty to fraud and falsifying federal records.
Guidelines to ensure pig meat is safe from Trichinella parasites have been adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC).
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...