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.
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...
South Africa and the US have reached an agreement on meat trade after overcoming issues such as testing for Salmonella on poultry.
The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has urged consumers to pay attention to hygiene to avoid foodborne illness.
Goudsmit Magnetic Group, which works with Heinz, Nestlè and Barry Callebaut, has launched a EHEDG (European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group) approved magnet called Hydrohansu, which extracts tiny iron (Fe),...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned three perfluoroalkyl ethyl containing food-contact substances (FCSs) that industry says are no longer manufactured anyway.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to receive an additional $104.5m as part of the fiscal year 2016 spending bill.
Huisken Meat Company has recalled almost 90,000 pounds of beef products contaminated with wood materials.
China has announced new procedures which its hopes will ease co-operation and reduce confusion between the multitude of agencies in the country responsible for food safety.
Blue Bell Ice Cream is to start phase five of its market re-entry from January 18.
Consumers in New Zealand and abroad should take confidence in the way a criminal blackmail threat to contaminate infant formula with a pesticide was handled, the country’s food ministry has...
PURE Bioscience’s food contact notification (FCN) for use of the silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial as a raw poultry processing aid has become effective after US FDA backing.
Revised guidelines to help poultry processors control Salmonella and Campylobacter in raw food products have been published by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).
India’s food regulator never “banned” Maggi noodles but instead issued a show-cause notice to Nestlé for an explanation about lead levels and product labelling, a court has heard.
A Nestlé Waters-owned company has recalled tea after four complaints of glass in the product.
Our teams of journalists were out in force at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) last week. We’ve picked out some of our highlights from over one thousand exhibitors, a packed conference...
Regulators have banned retail sales of raw apricot kernels after changes to its food standards code have come into effect.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will result in greater accountability for food safety and is expected to reduce incidence of foodborne illness, according to the partner of a law...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) call for information on cheese made from raw milk has received more than 70 comments.
Roughly one-fifth of all food samples tested by public laboratories were found to be “adulterated and misbranded”, according to data released by India’s food regulator.
India’s food processing industry is facing an “inconsistent and restrictive regulatory environment”, according to the minister that represents it, prompting the government to implement measures to ease product approval regulations....