Only 2% of domestic beef samples contained Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), according to tests in Sweden.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a Summer BBQ food safety campaign to tackle Campylobacter.
Red plastic found in a bag of peanut M&Ms in Norway did not come from the production plant in France, according to Mars.
The antipodean food regulator has commissioned an advisory group to assess the safety of nano-technology following the release of two reports reviewing the effects of nano-particles in food additives and...
A coating technology which could be used to replace Bisphenol A (BPA) in a variety of applications has been awarded second place in a category at the 2016 Bio-Based Innovation Awards.
The number of incidents investigated by the UK food safety agency declined last year, according to an annual report.
The Safe Food Coalition has urged the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ‘not delay any longer’ on revising a label for raw and partially cooked meat and poultry products.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has hit back at findings that it does not have an ‘efficient and effective food recall process’.
Supermarkets will take the lead in a process to merge Shanghai’s various food-monitoring systems into one network in a bid to improve safety management, according to officials.
Hostess Brands has recalled 710,000 cases of cakes and donuts in the US and Mexico over fears they may contain undeclared peanut residue, after two children suffered allergic reactions.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken action against Native American Enterprises for what it called ‘repeated food safety violations’.
The last major rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was published recently. FoodQualityNews asked around for reaction.
Health Canada is looking at the possibility of allowing fresh and frozen raw ground beef to be irradiated.
Health officials have urged consumers not to panic over the presence of cancer-causing chemicals in bread after an analysis revealed that many of India’s most popular bakery brands tested positive...
Chocolate made by Barry Callebaut for Chocolaterie de l'Opera has prompted a warning in more than 15 countries due to levels of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) exceeding...
The American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) has condemned a senate vote in favour of repealing the USDA’s Catfish Inspection program.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalised the seventh and final rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Foodborne disease outbreaks and deaths have increased but illnesses and hospitalizations decreased from the year before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A state-run laboratory will pay a fine of $27,000 and spend $73,000 on equipment to settle claims that it violated state and federal hazardous waste laws at its facility in Augusta.
Visitors to the Olympics and Paralympics Summer Games in Rio, Brazil will be most at risk of gastrointestinal illness and vector-borne infections, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention...
A Californian nut company has invested in a Napasol pasteurization line which will be operational in time for this year’s crop.
The food and beverage industry has changed dramatically in recent years, according to Merck, with some ‘serious hurdles’ now in place in terms of regulation and safety.
Labeling requirements for raw or partially cooked beef products that have been mechanically tenderized have come into force.
A raft of additional snack products are being pulled from shelves by SunOpta and Treehouse Foods over fears they may be contaminated with a bug that causes listeriosis.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published draft guidance to assist qualified facilities to comply with a Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule.