Microbiological contamination was the most common incident category in 2014, according to a report from the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Bonduelle has revealed it reduced lost-time incidents to zero and those that require medical aid by 50% after starting to work with Alchemy Systems.
Beetles have been found in imported leafy vegetables, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
Major brand companies are aware of the threat posed by deliberate contamination and are taking mitigating food defense steps ahead of regulation but the risk is greater from smaller companies,...
DNP, Peruvian novel food and therapeutic arsenic clay. NutraIngredients rounds up another month of supplements blocked at the EU border.
A US senator has put forward legislation that would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to set a maximum level of inorganic arsenic in rice and food containing rice.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is going to squeeze smaller snack players who may not have the finances and resources to implement required changes under regulations, warns a lawyer.
Nestlé has hit back at orders from an Indian food safety authority to recall Maggi noodles because of lead levels.
A subsidiary of ConAgra will pay $11.2m related to the shipment of contaminated peanut butter linked to a 2006-07 Salmonella outbreak.
Snack product developers must carefully consider microbial risks that could be associated with use of new ingredients or processes, says an expert.
Members of the Safe Food Coalition have welcomed the final rule to require labeling of mechanically tenderized beef products.
AA Poultry Processing is recalling almost 2,200 pounds of chicken and 21 pounds of turkey products, which may be contaminated with trichloro-s-triazinetrione, which is not approved for poultry processing.
A project that looks at predictive models for bacterial growth in cured ham has found dominant strains of Lactobacillus curvatus at 4°C and Lsakei at 8°C.
Exposure to metal oxide nanoparticles at levels that could be present in foods and drinking water could lead to measurable changes in the gut microbiota, say researchers.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA) have slammed a decision by a Californian committee to list bisphenol A (BPA) on Proposition 65.
New Zealand is treating the sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) infant formula contamination threat - detailed in blackmail letters to Fonterra and Federated Farmers - as "live."
With no ingredient or species information required for processed fish products, seafood fraud in Europe is prevalent – so why is EU legislation failing to protect consumers?
Suppliers including pet food manufacturers and water companies are to be consulted on a revision of ISO 22000 on food safety management, due to be published in 2017.
Over 200 scientists from 38 countries have signed a consensus statement asking for PFCs in food packaging to be phased out, according to The Green Science Policy Institute.
The owner of a dairy farm in North Carolina has been sentenced and fined for violating the Clean Water Act, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Seven senators have urged full funding of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food safety work through the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Food safety legislation and standards in both the US and the European Union are now blueprints for similar regulations in emerging markets, such as China, both to improve safety for...
Nestlé is one of the keynote speakers wading into the debate about ‘what’s new’ in traditional and rapid methods for food-orientated microorganisms.
Flexicon has launched a Flexi-Disc sanitary Tubular Cable Conveyor for fragile bulk foods and non-foods and is offering free testing at its laboratory in Pennsylvania, US.
Adulteration, mislabelling and heavy metal contents. We trawled the EU’s alert database to find out which supplements had been blocked at the border this month.