The European Commission has called for feedback on draft regulation to control Campylobacter during the production of chicken meat in slaughterhouses.
A technique that reduces plant contamination from a toxic metabolite could help save millions of tons of crops from this threat to food security especially in the developing nations.
Farmers and food producers need to stay up-to-date on current legislation after UK government restrictions to tackle an outbreak of bird flu were extended to protect the food chain, says...
A multi-state outbreak of listeriosis from soft raw milk cheese has killed two people, according to US authorities.
Food products sold under the same label continually show inconsistent standards of quality, particularly in Eastern Europe, prompting calls for a new regulatory body in the EU.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is seeking comments on an approach to publishing datasets relating to meat and dairy hygiene.
An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to Polish eggs looks to be subsiding, according to European agencies after almost 500 were sickened and two people died.
Subway has called claims about the amount of chicken DNA in some of its chicken products ‘false and misleading’.
China’s food regulator has acknowledged that it still faces severe challenges in maintaining food safety, even though it has seen improvements in recent years.
An outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O157:H7 has sickened 12 people in five states.
An online auctioneer has uncovered fraud involving the refilling of old bottles of whisky, rum and other spirits with cheaper and younger liquids.
Food poisoning bacteria feature in a World Health Organization (WHO) list of pathogens that pose the greatest threat to human health due to antibiotic resistance.
The global outlook for bakery and confectionery product inspection technology sales will see steady growth up to 2025 with Asia Pacific (APAC) remaining the largest market.
Food safety officials and industry staff in China’s commercial capital will start being tested on new food safety laws, according to officials from the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration.
You’ve heard it before: the alcohol in the beer kills any germs. For a while now, this notion has been treated as being more or less adequate safeguarding for brewers...
President Trump’s latest executive order threatens protections that safeguard food, according to the EWG’s senior VP for government affairs.
PolyOne has announced its light-blocking additive for dairy products, ColorMatrix Lactra SX, has been rated as compliant with newly introduced Chinese Food Approval standards.
Canada will permit the sale of fresh and frozen raw ground beef treated with irradiation.
Europeans are consuming dozens of pesticides on a daily basis, say the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), which today marked 12 years of "inaction and failure" in the EU’s attempts to...
Official data has shown that one fifth of all packed food items sold in the southern state of Kerala are either adulterated or misbranded.
Citing an uptick in multi-state foodborne illness outbreaks and their high cost to consumers and manufacturers alike, the Government Accountability Office reiterates its 40-year argument for a single, unified food...
Beijing was a hive of activity last week as regulators revised standards on an extensive range of food lines, and released draft regulations on online food services for public comment.
Dairy processor and producer, Saputo, has issued a recall of certain cheese products after being notified by its supplier, Deutsch Käse Haus, that some specialty Gouda cheese may have been...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has removed ‘thousands’ of facility registrations from its database, according to Registrar Corp.
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