Botanical food supplements deemed medicinal have less than six months to achieve herbal medicines status or be removed from shelves in the UK – but the sector says the law...
Despite frequent calls from government leaders, researchers and advocacy groups to ban bisphenol A, demand for the chemical (frequently found in food packaging) continues to rise.
Dairy farmers are being warned not to add milk from other sources into their supply by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Mettler Toledo has joined the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) and its Product Inspection Division will participate in OMAC’s Packaging Workgroup (OPW).
Food Label Compass, a joint project by FoodMinds, Nutrition Impact and EAS Consulting Group, helps food firms navigate sweeping changes to US labeling requirements.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has suspended the operating licence of Salaison Levesque for failing to put in place required measures to ensure safe production of meat products.
Scotland is to strengthen its food safety laws in response to the findings of two reports focussing on the horsemeat fraud.
Elisabeth Hagen is to leave the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) after three years.
Canada has expanded its food safety surveillance system to help prevent foodborne illness.
Revisions to minimum cooking temperatures and stronger cleaning and sanitising requirements have been added to the US 2013 Food Code.
The European Union has set new levels for acrylamide in foods, above which companies and governments should investigate ways to cut the potential carcinogen.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) wants submissions on L. monocytogenes growth in ready-to-eat foods.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has applied to the New Zealand Commerce Commission as part of its deal to acquire Life Technologies Corporation for $13.6bn.
Icelandic legislation on the importation of fresh meat from European Economic Area (EEA) states is in breach of the law, according to the European Fair Trade Association (EFTA) Surveillance Authority.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has settled two cases relating to air quality and another for improper storage of chemicals in three separate incidents.
The European Commission has welcomed a move from the US to bring legislation in line with international standards for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
China and New Zealand have agreed to strengthen cooperation in food safety and quality, three months after the Fonterra botulism scare negatively disrupted booming food links between the two countries.
Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 735,000 cases of Kraft and Polly-O brand string cheese varieties in the US over concerns that the products may spoil before their ‘Best When Used...
County Edge Dairy Inc. has been hit with a penalty for wastewater violations at a facility in Iowa.
Canadian Smoked Fish (1994) Inc., has had its operating licence suspended over food safety concerns.
Multivac is preparing for changes in the Food Information Regulation, which will become effective in December 2014.
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has invited comments from industry on proposals to overhaul food inspections across Europe, including how they are funded.
Coca-Cola Hellenic, Unilever and an NGO were among the panellists debating sustainability at Europen’s 20th anniversary event on packaging in Brussels on October 9.
A poultry producer tied to a multi-state salmonella outbreak will remain open, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
The EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, which sets recovery and recycling targets for EU Member States, must increase EPR (extended producer responsibility) scheme transparency and focus on minimizing post-consumer...