China’s food authorities received over half a million complaints in 2014—double the number that was lodged the previous year.
The European Commission is to look at 700 chemicals to predict whether they could be considered as endocrine disruptors.
Risk assessment of food chemicals usually fails to take into account their effects when combined with other compounds – and these ‘chemical cocktails’ may be harmful to health, says new...
Bühler has carried out tests with the American Peanut Research & Education Society (APRES) to evaluate the effectiveness of industrial peanut dry roasting parameters in Salmonella reduction using Salmonella surrogate,...
Lindt & Sprüngli has recalled its 6.4oz Chocolate Covered Raisin Bags and 6.4oz Chocolate Covered Almond Bags due to undeclared hazelnut concerns.
In-bottle creatine crystallisation is behind a full UK recall of GlaxoSmithKline-owned MaxiNutrition Cyclone Milk products over choking concerns. GSK implemented the recall after customer complaints a spokesperson told us today.
Advocacy groups are calling on companies using nanomaterials to take steps to avoid or reduce the risks in food products and packaging.
New software that analyses food molecules will provide cost effective ways to ensure food quality and prevent food fraud, say researchers.
Kraft is recalling 242,000 cases of selected Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner after eight consumer complaints due to boxes containing metal.
General Mills is being sued by a group of Minneapolis residents over its poor waste disposal of toxic cleaning solvents at an old R&D center more than 50 years ago....
Controls over production of fresh bovine meat in Brazil for export to the European Union (EU) are satisfactory, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
Cott Beverages has recalled all date codes of some of its energy drinks and sparkling water because they may contain tree nuts not listed on the label.
Milo’s supposedly biggest market, Malaysia, was dealt a scare over the weekend after thousands of packs of the exceptionally popular chocolate milk powder were seized by inspectors in Negeri Sembilan....
A working group of the USDA-FSIS has identified six actions involving sanitary dressing to reduce Shiga Toxin producing E-coli (STEC) contamination.
Pesticide residues in raw and processed foods clearly exceeded legal limits in 1.5% of European foods in 2013, according to a new assessment from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
India has acknowledged the scale of its food adulteration epidemic and has pledged to take steps to stamp it out.
We are now in the third month of what could be a landmark year for food safety in China.
Lebanon has stepped up food safety monitoring after an increase in foodborne illnesses.
Police in New Zealand are investigating a threat to contaminate infant formula with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) in an "apparent protest" over its use as a pest control poison.
The USDA-FSIS has extended the comment period for proposed standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken, turkey products and raw chicken parts.
ConsumerLab.com (CL) has launched a Chinese-language service, cn.ConsumerLab.com, to help consumers in China evaluate the safety of food products.
The Food and Drug Administration has reiterated its confidence in the safety of the US milk supply, after veterinary drug residues were found in just 0.78% of tested samples.
China’s most powerful prosecutor will crack down on crimes involving food, drugs and environmental practices over the next 22 months, the Supreme People's Procuratorate has announced.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not planning to meet the number of foreign food inspections mandated under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Three US senators have urged the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create pathogen standards for pork and beef products.