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.
The Dutch food safety authority has released a list of 1800 companies that bought meat potentially contaminated with horsemeat, following a court ruling requiring it to make the information public...
Multisorb Technologies, which makes sorbent products, such as desiccants, moisture regulators and oxygen absorbers to extend shelf life has received a (Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) FSSC 22000 certification for...
The antipodean food regulator has called for opinions on a genetically modified corn line and released a consultation paper on the existing labelling requirements for irradiated foods.
Sweden has identified four key areas between all authorities involved in the food chain to ensure safe products.
India’s food regulator has introduced stricter requirements across a number of food safety logistical practices in a bid to prevent sub-standard products from entering the country.
The Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) has looked at primary production in Bulgaria as part of a series of audits prompted by the number of outbreaks and RASFF notifications.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) has delivered its opinion on ultra-violet (UV)-treated milk, and it concludes that the dairy product is...
A wholesaler has been fined for selling rotten fruit and vegetables, following an investigation by the Rural Payments Agency’s (RPA) Horticultural Marketing Inspectors (HMI).
The EU has made €161m available for programmes to eliminate animal diseases and zoonoses and strengthen protection of human health.
Evonik Industries is building a production plant for specialty copolyesters, at its Witten site, in Germany, scheduled for completion in 2018.
Italian health chiefs have taken a tough stance on the use of activated charcoal in baked goods – banning bakers from describing such products as bread and clamping down on...