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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.
Unilever is recalling four batches of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream due to potential metal contamination.
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...
Public Analyst Scientific Services (PASS) has launched a service to investigate reports of food faults received from consumers and manufacturers.
More than a quarter of soy sauce brands tested by the Hong Kong Consumer Council have been found to contain a possibly carcinogenic compound, while a similar number failed to...
A man has been given a suspended sentence at Runcorn Magistrate’s Court after unsafe counterfeit vodka was found in his taxi.
A UK meat wholesaler has been prosecuted after supplying sheep meat instead of goat.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is investigating an alleged unregulated meat premises.
The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is offering accreditation to the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP).
Progress on food safety control systems and consumer protection was the subject of a conference in Georgia.
IKEA has expanded a chocolate recall with a further six products from more than 40 countries because of insufficient labelling of hazelnuts and almonds.
Yoghurts supplied by Yeo Valley have been recalled from six UK supermarkets as they could contain pieces of rubber.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $30m to state and local health departments to track, investigate and prevent foodborne disease.
Unilever’s cornflakes have been in the spotlight in Israel after testing by the company revealed a bacterial contamination.
Raw milk cheese had less than a 1% contamination rate for Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, E. coli O157:H7 and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), according to testing data from the US...
Sunshine Pride Dairy has paid almost $180,000 to settle alleged environmental violations at a former cheese processing facility.
Filtec has launched AURAtec, a laser-based inspection system that detects pressure inconsistencies in glass and can containers.
Taiwan’s food safety authorities are evaluating whether regulations governing the use of two additives to flour products should be amended.
Weis Markets, which operates about 160 retail stores in Mid-Atlantic states, has recalled 30 bakery products over fears they may contain metal fragments.
RF Biocidics has received certification for its system to pasteurize raw almonds.