This is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in food regulation, legislation and worker safety. Worker injury and safety cases, updates on all things Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) act related and ammonia, carbon monoxide or other potentially hazardous substances leaking or spilling can be read under this tab.
President Obama’s fiscal budget proposal significantly bolsters funding for food safety, but industry stakeholders doubt it is enough to ensure the Administration’s desired legacy.
Hormel Foods Corporation is recalling 450 pounds of beef products after parts of a flashlight were found in the production area.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to pause its testing program for non-toxigenic E. coli in cheese while it re-evaluates the issue.
ASDA became the third UK retailer in the space of less than a week to pull a Camembert product from its shelves due to the potential presence of the bacterium Listeria...
Iron Apple International has partnered with SAI Global to meet food safety transportation regulations.
A shopkeeper in Nottingham, UK, has been fined for displaying and selling rotten fruit and vegetables, after an investigation by the Rural Payments Agency’s (RPA) Horticultural Marketing Inspectors (HMI).
Counterfeit champagne has been seized in Italy in what authorities have called ‘one of the most significant’ findings of its type.
Iceland has ‘considerably improved’ its fish control system, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Surveillance Authority.
Leatherhead Food Research is advising industry to ensure supply chain integrity after stricter guidelines for food safety and hygiene offences came into force from the start of the month.
The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has finalized federal standards that it estimates will prevent an average of 50,000 illnesses annually.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced two opportunities for funding on food safety under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Kettle Foods has recalled a number of packs of its Kettle Chips in the UK over fears they may contain pieces of plastic.
Amendments to Singapore’s food regulations have now come into force, according to a circular from the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore.
In the next decade, China will have the safest infant formula available anywhere—just 10 short years after China's melamine scandal (writes Paul O’Brien of Chemlinked).
Two different memorandum of understandings have been created around food safety.
The New Zealand food safety minister has said that the country’s campylobacter strategy is being reviewed to achieve further reductions in levels of the food-borne bacterium in chicken.
The Philippines has signed an agreement with New Zealand to strengthen co-operation in food safety between the countries.
Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the Integrated Research and Treatment Centre (IFB) at the University Hospital of Leipzig, Germany, claim plasticisers (phthalates) can cause weight gain....
The South African Competition Commission has approved without conditions KKR’s intention to acquire LGC.
Almost 45% of the 289 samples collected by the Food Safety and Drugs Administration laboratory in Lucknow failed food safety testing in the final nine months of 2015.
Dozens of restaurants have been investigated for the addition of poppy capsules and other illegal ingredients to food following a nationwide sting by China’s food safety regulator.
Roos Foods has pleaded guilty to violating federal laws in connection with an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono) from cheese in 2014.
The firm linked to an EU-wide outbreak of Salmonella in 2014 from eggs has been permitted to bring products back to market.
Fruzio Mixed Berries implicated in five cases of Hepatitis A are back on sale after product testing failed to find the virus.
A pilot programme to weed out the presence of illegal additives is being carried out in Shanghai by food safety officials.