US-based chicken producer Pilgrim’s Pride has now recalled over five million pounds (lb) of products between 7 April 2016 to 13 May 2016, confirmed the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The list of snack products affected by concerns they be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes has continued to grow in the past seven days.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recognised Canada as having a comparable food safety system.
Monitoring of antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella in raw meat has revealed some mixed findings, according to an interim report.
A recall round-up sees four separate incidents, three due to possible foreign material contamination, with Unilever, Blue Bell Ice Cream, Pilgrim’s Pride Corp and Foster Farms involved.
The US Justice Department, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has confirmed Schneider Electric USA will pay a $6.87m penalty for allegedly violating a...
A San Francisco noodle company has stopped production after US regulators found unsanitary conditions during inspections.
A man has been arrested and has admitted spraying food with a mixture of a commercial mouse poison, alcohol-based hand-sanitizer and water.
Revision of the ISO 22000 standard on food safety management is continuing with the next meeting planned for June.
Dole is being investigated by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to a Listeria outbreak from packed salads.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended by 60 days the comment period on the risk of foodborne illness associated with eating produce from fields were raw manure...
A UK-based cheese producer has been prosecuted after consistent findings of Listeria.
Hazelnuts, cocoa, alcohol and ham were among commodities targeted by cargo thieves this month, according to FreightWatch.
The antipodean food regulator has called for submissions on a proposal to create an “all other foods” maximum residue limit for some agricultural chemicals.
Investigations have begun after a contract worker suffered a ‘severe trauma’ and died while working on a stationary crane on NOVA Chemicals PE1 (polyethylene) expansion plant in Joffre, Alberta, Canada.
The Dutch presidency has “kindly but urgently” requested the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to look into the safety of bisphenol A (BPA).
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to review the regulatory clearances for 30 ortho-phthalates used in food packaging.
Two UN bodies have initiated a global call to solicit data in order to help them provide scientific advice to guide the development of appropriate Codex standards or guidelines on...
A staggering number of cattle seafood farms across large areas of Vietnam have been found to feed their stock antibiotics, the country’s animal welfare authority has found.
More education needs to be done in the supply chain and to promote the pattern of sharing information in the fight against food fraud, according to Prof Tony Hines, director,...
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced Glen Turner has extended its recall of rum products produced for Asda and Aldi as they may contain small fragments of glass.
‘We could be consuming food all the time that is not authentic but we wouldn’t know about it until afterwards’, according to Andy Morling, head, Food Crime Unit, Food Standards...
Chaotic sales channels are to blame for Chinese counterfeiting scandals such as the recent case involving 22,600 cans of fake milk powder produced and sold under the brands of US...
Every year foodborne diseases cause one in 10 people to fall ill and can be deadly, resulting in 420,000 deaths, according to Deb Group, which plans to launch The Deb...
Thermo Scientific has launched the NextGuard C500 X-ray System which accommodates wider, taller packages.