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Nearly 26 million litres of fake alcohol has been seized as part of an INTERPOL-Europol operation.
Australia and the US have signed a bilateral food safety recognition agreement after five years of work.
We are back with what will be a monthly round-up (GFSI and Pittcon got in the way!) from food safety agencies wider than the English-speaking ones.
Changes in use of tests that diagnose foodborne illness pose challenges to monitoring and disease prevention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A worldwide ban on transshipment of cargo on high seas maybe the only answer to endemic environmental and human rights abuses in the seafood supply chain, despite an inevitable rise...
An explosion which killed four people at Loy-Lange Box Co. involved a water tank which contained 330°F hot water, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has confirmed.
After eight years under the Obama Administration of a “whole lot of fun” for nutrition policy advocates, the next four years under the Trump White House likely will feel like...
China’s top lawmakers has again voiced its determination to beef up food-safety supervision this year, and ensure food quality meets “international levels”.
Half a dozen consumer organisations have called on 11 companies to oppose regulation that they say will block future legislation to improve food safety.
The health risk from pesticide residues in food is low, according to a report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), with 97% of samples within legal limits - but...
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the French food regulator.
India’s food regulator will clamp down on the traceability organic foods with new standards to ensure the organic status of product claims.
Nine years ago the infant milk scandal triggered alarm among consumers, policymakers and food producers across Asia.
Leatherhead Food Research has said it anticipates EU food safety legislation will be brought into UK law wholesale following Brexit.
All but four out of 9,200 food samples tested for adulteration by Hong Kong government’s Centre for Food Safety in the last year have been found to be satisfactory.
Four people have died after a hot water storage tank exploded through the roof of Loy-Lange Box Company in Saint Louis, Missouri, US.
New legislation could require manufacturers to give detailed origin labelling for all pre-packaged food on Italian shelves or face heavy fines – but does the move undermine EU law and...
China’s food regulator has outlined the measures it has been taking to promote safety in the wake of numerous adulteration scandals.
Fresh Express has recalled salad sold at Walmart after a dead bat was found in a package.
Food manufacturers are struggling to tackle deforestation because of failures by governments both at home and overseas, according to candid interviews with a number of high-profile firms.
Industry is already complying with requirements of a FSMA rule that comes into effect this month, according to a produce and cold chain logistics company.
India’s food regulator has met with food companies and state inspectors to raise concerns over their response to consumer complaints mostly concerning packaging.
International Paper has resumed operations at its Pensacola Mill in Cantonment, Florida, following a digester explosion.
Thailand’s fisheries have been caught out yet again after the UN released an unusually critical report of the Kingdom’s failure to stamp out slavery and human rights abuses in its...
Italy, Slovakia and the Netherlands have issued RASFF alerts in the past week around Salmonella in meat from Brazil.