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.
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.