As temperatures rise, Dutch and Italian researchers contend we could see an increase in mycotoxin aflatoxin B1, putting maize crops at high risk.
Europe will become a best practice region in tackling antimicrobial resistance with a new Commission action plan in 2017, said food and health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis today on European Antibiotic Awareness Day....
Toronto startup Agri-Neo’s first product and service, Neo-Pure, offers a novel “kill step” that ensures the resulting finished product can still stay true to its ‘plant-based,’ ‘organic,’ and ‘raw’ labels....
Egypt has signed two agreements with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) including helping to create the Egyptian Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
More awareness is needed in Europe about the risk factors for infection of Toxoplasma gondii, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) has set its sights on tackling Listeria monocytogenes (Lm).
Alcohol featured heavily in the second monthly report on food fraud and authenticity by the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Aldi and Menora must regularly test to prove products labelled as 'oregano' are what they say they are, following action from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Deliberate cases of seafood mislabelling often substitute cheaper (and more plentiful) species for ones that are overfished. So is fish fraud a sustainable choice for stretched fish stocks?
A possible ban of Bisphenol A in Europe highlights the importance of clean label claims, according to a Euromonitor analyst.
A proposal to improve information sharing on trade measures relating to food safety, animal and plant health has been welcomed by WTO members.
Plans by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) to reform food safety regulation have been slammed by councils in Wales.
Errington Cheese has welcomed findings from a specialist dairy testing lab that its cheeses did not contain E. coli O157 implicated in an outbreak which sickened more than 20 people.
Industry should think wider than just known issues related to products or ingredients when it comes to fraud, according to an organization representing the environmental health profession.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will undermine seafood safety in the US, according to Food & Water Watch.
Experts from the Italian Ministry of Health and China Food and Drug Administration met to discuss Italian agro-food products last week.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) has been agreed between the European Union and Canada.
Issues with fish and wine in Italy dominate the first monthly report on food fraud and authenticity by the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Thailand’s Department of Livestock Development is to blacklist a Vietnamese supplier as an inspection process reveals melamine tainted feed in an imported shipment, according to the Bangkok Post.
Every day food processors are forced to make the high-risk decision to begin production and one key factor is effectiveness of the most recent cleaning and sanitation of their manufacturing...
Managing risk and communicating that to consumers are issues the food industry is going to be facing more in the future, according to Ecolab.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has launched an internal investigation following the arrest of 19 people for selling approximately 330.7 tons (300 tonnes) of the company’s expired milk powder in...
In most science-related issues people look for "black and white" answers where almost always a degree of "grey" is inevitable, according to the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) will start a three month trial as it looks to move away from a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to regulation.
Chocolate makers can thwart carcinogenic mineral oil contamination in products through regular testing, managing cocoa transportation and adding barrier layers in packaging, say scientists.