Walrus, seal, caribou and whale were the most common traditional items tied to foodborne illness among Indigenous populations, according to a Canadian review.
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.
Nearly four out of five people believe meat inspections should remain the responsibility of government and the Food Standards Agency (FSA), according to UNISON.
The majority of European laboratories were able to determine heavy metals in seafood, according to a report.
iNECTA has partnered with Trace Register on software to improve food safety and sustainability.
There were failures throughout the supply chain, according to a report on an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in Canada three years ago.
Food recalls have been notified by Canada, USA, England, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium, Norway, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Luxembourg, Czech Republic and Denmark.
Germany and Spain have reported six cases of foodborne botulism from dried salted fish.
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).
Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, USA, England, Scotland, Norway, Spain, Belgium, New Zealand and Denmark.
Pork is still a significant source of infection with Salmonella in Germany, according to the Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit (BVL).
Less than 10% of chicken and just over 3% of turkey sold fresh in retail stores were found to be contaminated with Campylobacter, according to a Finnish study.
A program to make the US seafood supply chain more traceable has been finalised by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).
Food recalls in Q3 reached a high not seen since 2010 but this can be seen as a good thing, according to Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.
Fraunhofer IVV is helping to develop processes for the surface sterilization of packaged meat and sausage products.
Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, Germany, USA, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Norway, Sweden, Malta, Ireland, New Zealand and Denmark.
Italy featured in four of six articles highlighted in a monthly report on food fraud and authenticity by the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Norovirus outbreaks could be prevented by analysing shellfish at elevated risk times, according to a study.
Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, Australia, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, USA, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Austria, Croatia and Denmark.
Turkey prepared in an unpermitted kitchen was behind an outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a 2015 Thanksgiving lunch, according to a study.
An illegal meat processing operation has been discovered by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand.
Avian flu virus poses a ‘very low’ risk to humans but given its evolving nature there is the potential of infection, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control...
A batch of sliced cooked chicken contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes was served to some schools in a Welsh town.