Three US senators have urged the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create pathogen standards for pork and beef products.
Scientists researching the presence of a mycotoxin considered a 'potent renal carcinogen' in US cereals have found levels above EU maximum limits in 8% of oat based cereals tested, and...
Goya Foods has hit back at a study on the safety of 4-MEI in soft drinks by John Hopkins researchers, insisting that the team's data on the caramel color byproduct...
Formula-fed infants are exposed to greater levels of arsenic than those that are breastfed, US research suggests.
PepsiCo has hit back at a cancer risk study, which linked caramel coloring byproduct 4-MEI to ‘avoidable and unnecessary’ cancer risk.
Wrigley said it is ‘deeply saddened’ to confirm the death of a worker at one of its US facilities earlier this month.
Soft drink consumers are exposed to an ‘avoidable and unnecessary’ cancer risk through caramel coloring byproduct 4-MEI, say the authors of a new US study that found comparatively high levels...
An employee of a contract sanitation company has died after reportedly falling into a piece of equipment he was cleaning at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in Shelbyville, Tennessee.
More than 2,500 tonnes of counterfeit and illicit food have been seized in 47 countries as part of a joint Interpol and Europol operation.
Non-profit As You Sow has accused Hershey, Mars and See’s Candies of failing to label lead and cadmium content in chocolate contrary to Californian law.
Four people have been sentenced in relation to overharvesting, unreported and illegally possessed oysters, said the US Department of Justice (DOJ).
An Ontario, Canada court has levied a $70,000 fine against tomato processor Sun-Brite Foods, after a seasonal cannery worker was seriously injured while cleaning the plant.
Fong Kee Tofu has agreed to stop operating at least until the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finds improvements.
A US senator has proposed legislation that would require stores to improve customer notification during a recall.
Significant improvements on the production and processing of dairy products to the EU have been made in Ukraine, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
The budget request from the White House for the Food and Drug Administration is part of President Obama’s overall budget that will not see the light of day. Nevertheless, the...
The EU-US trade deal currently under negotiation in Brussels may threaten animal welfare and food safety in Europe, a coalition of NGOs has claimed in a new report.
CCTV should be installed in all areas where animals are kept, stunned and killed, according to a Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) opinion.
US president Barack Obama has proposed a single food safety agency as part of budget plans submitted to Congress.
Legislation to create a single food agency has been proposed with the current system branded as ‘hopelessly fragmented and outdated’.
The first US finding of avian influenza in a commercial poultry flock this year was reported by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)...
Each country needs to set its own consumption guidelines based on assessing the risk from methylmercury against the health benefits of fish.
Taking the next step in its Salmonella Action Plan, the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and...
Bisphenol A (BPA) poses no health risk to consumers of any age group, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Feedback on changes to fees around food safety and biosecurity, including some increases, is wanted by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).