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Bimbo Bakeries USA is recalling six brands of bread products after a broken light bulb at one of its bakeries means they could be contaminated with fragments of glass.
Kraft Heinz is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon linked to illness.
The public will have the best part of a month to offer input into new guidelines for proprietary foods, health supplements and additives as India’s food regulator sets out to...
Controls on live bivalve molluscs (LBMs) in Norway are not fully in line with regulation with limited progress since the last audit, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA)...
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has clamped down on the ‘false and unsubstantiated advertising’ of a device that claimed it could kill pathogenic bacteria.
The official control system of Croatia on food passing through the country has been backed during an audit by the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
Blue Bell Creameries will begin distributing ice cream to selected markets from the end of the month.
Over the last few days it feels like we’ve written about little more than the Maggi noodles affair in India. Thankfully it is reaching a conclusion. But still it raises...
On June 5, India’s food regulator, the FSSAI, ordered nine lines of Maggi, the Nestlé noodle brand that dominates the market, to be removed from shelves in India.
The ban on Maggi noodles has been lifted by an Indian court but more testing must be done before it is allowed to return to the market.
Nestlé India has voiced its disappointment at the “unprecedented step” by the Indian government of going to the courts to seek nearly US$100m in damages for “unfair trade practices” in...
Reactionary and radical moves by politicians and administrators who like to ride roughshod over common sense are unexceptional occurrences in India.
Nestlé India’s Maggi noodles have been cleared by one Indian lab but failed tests in another as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given them the green light....
Up to 100 employees were evacuated and two workers were taken to hospital after an ammonia leak at Poland Spring water bottling plant in Poland, Maine, on Thursday (August 6).
Heinz Canada and Mott’s are recalling some products after a customer complaint.
Henh Wong Fresh Produce will remain shut down to prevent distribution of adulterated food after six inspections in over a decade consistently found problems.
Emport and Biomedal Diagnostics have revealed GlutenTox Pro gluten test kits have been approved by the AOAC Research Institute.
Indian controls cannot ensure sesame seeds exported to the EU are safe, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
R-Biopharm’s RIDASCREEN Gliadin Competitive ELISA has gained AOAC International Official First Action method approval.
The Kraft Heinz Company is recalling Kraft Singles individually-wrapped slices after 10 consumer complaints about the packaging, including three of consumers choking.
Greenland Trading Corp is recalling more than 12.5k pounds of squab (domesticated pigeon) not presented at the US point of entry for inspection.
ConAgra Foods claims it has removed Bisphenol A (BPA) from all of its cans sold in the US and Canada but this does not include those that are imported from...
The FDA has published a proposed rule on user fees for participation in another program that is near final rule stage.
Over two thirds of Brits use their sense of smell, sight and taste rather than the best before or use by date - so should they be scrapped to cut...
20% of Indian food tests revealed adulterated or misbranded products