Japan and Portugal have signed a memorandum of cooperation to work together on food safety.
A tougher food safety law will come into effect in China next month to bring more stringent sanctions for violations, including economic penalties, while defending whistleblowers more stridently.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against drinking untreated fruit juices.
The former president of the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) has been jailed for 28 years for his role in a Salmonella outbreak linked to nine deaths.
India’s existing food safety laws serve a “pivotal role” in securing public health, Bombay High Court has ruled in a move that gives some rare good news the country’s beleaguered...
Enrichment protocols for milk chocolate and chocolate liquor samples using DuPont pathogen detection equipment have been validated by the AOAC.
Two events were held last week to discuss topics relevant to food safety.
China and Ireland signed an agreement on food safety this week.
Halloumi cheese and infused oils that could pose a serious health risk are among the products that have been recalled over the past week.
The current case-by-case risk assessment of nanomaterials (NMs) is not the most efficient long term approach to ensure safety, according to a review which looked at regulatory approaches.
Cargill will pay a $110,000 civil penalty over alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its Vitamin E manufacturing facility in Eddyville, Iowa.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published the first two final rules under the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA).
PURE Bioscience is to resubmit a Food Contact Notification (FCN) for its antimicrobial in produce processing and has estimated the market opportunity for such processing aids is in excess of...
India’s food regulator intends to have a new product approvals process set up within the next six months.
3M Food Safety’s molecular detection assay 2 - Listeria monocytogenes has received AOAC PTM validation.
The civil justice system has become consumers’ most important protection against unsafe food, according to the American Association for Justice (AAJ).
Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of cheese slices after two new consumer complaints of choking in connection with a packaging issue.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken action against three firms, including two dairy companies, for Clean Water Act violations.
India’s food regulator has sought legal assistance to devise regulations that will govern product approvals, imports and procedures to issue guidelines.
A coalition of more than 60 groups has called for additional US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) funding to come from the Congressional budget rather than new user fees.
Bonduelle USA is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because of Listeria monocytogenes findings.
Müller Wiseman Dairies is recalling a batch of its 300ml pasteurised Double Cream due to Listeria monocytogenes.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is recalling six brands of bread products after a broken light bulb at one of its bakeries means they could be contaminated with fragments of glass.
Kraft Heinz is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon linked to illness.
The public will have the best part of a month to offer input into new guidelines for proprietary foods, health supplements and additives as India’s food regulator sets out to...