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Food safety recall round-up 11-17 August 2017

Recalls: Norovirus, Clostridium botulinum and Salmonella

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Netherlands and Denmark.

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K-Bar Dairy recalls raw milk due to Brucella concerns

At least one person has been hospitalized by brucellosis with a link to raw milk, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

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Campylobacter illnesses in Wales linked to raw milk

Public Health Wales is investigating four cases of Campylobacter linked with milk from Penlan y Môr farm.

Food safety recall round-up 4-10 August 2017

Recalls: E. coli O26, cyanide and unauthorized additives

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark.

Ecolab takes advantage of consumer attention on food quality

Ecolab is planning to expand its food safety business from southern China to the northern part of the country.

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Botulism increases in Ukraine and Salmonella up in Lithuania

Botulism in Ukraine and Salmonella in Lithuania feature in our round-up of global food safety news.

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Errington Cheese continues product safety battle

Errington Cheese is set for another procedural hearing in the battle to prove its product is safe to eat.

Food safety recall round-up 14-27 July 2017

Recalls: Grande Produce, Cryptosporidium and language labelling

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, England, Ireland, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark.

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Man dies in industrial accident at Berry Plastics

A 46-year-old man has died at Berry Plastics plant in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, after claims he was struck by a piece of industrial machinery.

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Tecna targets antibiotic residues in food

Tecna has released an ELISA test kit for the quantitative detection of antibiotic residues in food.

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First Contact: Identifying Unexpected Contaminants in Food Contact Material using LC-HRMS

‘The accurate detection of migrating chemicals from food contact materials (FCM) into the food we eat is critical to ensure the safety of consumers.

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OctoFrost Group acquires Innotec Systems

OctoFrost Group has acquired Innotec Systems, which manufactures food processing machinery and processing lines including thermal processes for blanching, cooking and chilling.

EnWave and Nestlé’s Nestec to pilot food dehydration technology

EnWave has signed an agreement with Nestec, part of Nestlé, to test its Radiant Energy Vacuum (REV) food dehydration technology – a proprietary method for the dehydration of organic materials....

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To the MilkyWay to prepare pour plate TVCs

Copan Diagnostics has unveiled what it claims is the first fully automated instrument for preparing pour plate total viable counts (TVCs).

Cow is cheapest milk and most common adulterant - ProGnosis Biotech

Higher priced milk can be fraudulently adulterated with that of a lower price from other species like cow, according to ProGnosis Biotech.

Norway finds STEC in products made from raw milk

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has detected Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) in four unpasteurized milk products.

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Hygiena introduces ZymoSnap ALP for verification of milk pasteurization

Hygiena, a US-based company providing microbial detection, monitoring and identification, has launched the ZymoSnap ALP, an alkaline phosphatase (ALP) testing system designed to verify pasteurization efficiency in short-shelf-life dairy products...

'Nano scare': Scientists blast Friends of the Earth for 'facile' infant formula claims

Reports that some infant formula products on sale in Australia and New Zealand contain potentially 'dangerous' nanoscale particles have been dismissed by regulators and scientists — with one branding it blatant 'scaremongering'....

One in 10 allergenic ingredients not correctly labelled – study

Undeclared milk in chocolate and bakery products was the most frequently found allergen during a control in the Nordic countries.

Food safety recall round-up 23-29 June 2017

Recalls: Listeria, Campylobacter and PAHs

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Austria, Spain, Belgium, Croatia, Netherlands and Denmark.

Consumers willing to pay premium for safety - TÜV SÜD

Consumers want safer products and are willing to pay more for them, according to a TÜV SÜD survey.

IBM and Cornell University to work together to keep global milk supply safe

IBM Research and Cornell University have teamed up to help improve the safety of the global milk supply through genetic sequencing and big data analytics research.

EU and China collaborate to combat food fraud

More than 30 partners are part of a project to tackle food safety and authenticity across Europe and China.

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Agropur recalls milk due to ‘harmful material’ concerns

Agropur Cooperative is recalling some milk due to potential presence of harmful material.

Food safety recall round-up 9-15 June 2017

Recalls: Histamine, aflatoxin and perchlorate

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia and Denmark.

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