Recalls due to products contaminated with plastic or rubber more than doubled in the past 12 months, according to Detectamet.
Food safety challenges this year will include persistent outbreaks and recalls and increasing US Department of Justice (DOJ) scrutiny, according to PURE Bioscience.
Understanding trends in emerging risks of imported food enables a clearer picture of those more likely to be subject to increased EU-wide official controls, according to the UK Food Standards...
Free-range eggs do not pose a greater risk of Salmonella contamination in hot months compared with other seasons, according to Australian researchers. The findings have shattering a supposed myth that has linked...
Data on which tropane alkaloids (TAs) are of concern in Europe has been collected to form the basis for future exposure assessments.
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella from cucumbers in the US has been revealed – eight months after the final illness onset.
FQN takes a month-by-month look at foodborne outbreaks for which a variety of pathogens and food groups are represented.
More than 4,300 foodborne outbreaks were reported in 2015, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
A network set up by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to deal with questions about the produce safety rule is struggling to cope, according to the Government Accountability Office...
Yarok Technology Transfer has been named as a finalist in the Food+City Challenge Prize contest, in Texas in February 2017.
European food recalls were down slightly in Q3, according toStericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.
France has donated €50,000 in 2016 to help the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) poorest members implement food safety, animal and plant health standards.
University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a two-year grant from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) Food Safety Outreach Program.
Food recalls for this week have been notified by the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, USA, Iceland, Sweden, Croatia and Denmark.
Juices from damaged leaves in bagged salad can increase Salmonella growth 2,400-fold over a control group, according to research.
Micreos has rebranded its phage products after feedback from a focus group.
Intertek Food Services UK has increased capacity to enable faster turnaround on E. coli testing in response to customer demand.
Food recalls and alerts so far in November have been notified by the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, Switzerland, USA, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Iceland, Sweden and...
Improving the safety of the Bangladeshi fruit and vegetable sector is the target of a SWITCH-Asia project which runs until the end of 2019.
More awareness is needed in Europe about the risk factors for infection of Toxoplasma gondii, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
A proposal to improve information sharing on trade measures relating to food safety, animal and plant health has been welcomed by WTO members.
87 people have been poisoned since the start of October from eating mushrooms in France.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) has been agreed between the European Union and Canada.
Three sanitation tunnels from RGF Environmental Group are going to the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.
The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has requested proposals on food safety research with $3m available to fund projects.