The EU Parliament has backed new regulations for tougher food inspections from farm to fork in a bid to qualm consumer worries of food fraud after the horse meat scandal in...
Dangote Salt, part of the National Salt Company of Nigeria (NASCON) has partnered with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to clamp down on food fraud in...
Food products sold under the same label continually show inconsistent standards of quality, particularly in Eastern Europe, prompting calls for a new regulatory body in the EU.
Hoyt's Food has agreed to pay an AUD$10,800 penalty for misleading oregano statements.
China’s food regulator has acknowledged that it still faces severe challenges in maintaining food safety, even though it has seen improvements in recent years.
An online auctioneer has uncovered fraud involving the refilling of old bottles of whisky, rum and other spirits with cheaper and younger liquids.
Food safety officials and industry staff in China’s commercial capital will start being tested on new food safety laws, according to officials from the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration.
Angeon Group has made an undisclosed controlling investment in InstantLabs Medical Diagnostics Corporation Inc.
FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from two major industry events in the next few weeks - The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference and Pittcon.
A new strain of a bacterial pathogen that has contaminated seafood and sickened shellfish consumers has been identified by researchers.
Applied Food Technologies (AFT) has set its sights on seafood species identification and verification to help combat fish fraud.
Additive overuse and microbial contamination were behind almost two-thirds of all food-safety issues in China last year, while less than 1% of infant formula failed to meet national standards.
A sampling project targeting ‘plastic rice’ by Trading Standards in a UK city has found no examples of the fake product.
A UK takeaway owner has been fined £2,000 and ordered to pay £200 in costs after admitting selling dishes labelled as containing lamb and almonds which were actually mutton and peanuts.
Campden BRI is to manage membership of a network created to share intelligence on food authenticity.
President Xi Jinping said that China could not be too rigorous in promoting food safety, as the government set out its plans to impose “the strictest supervision” and increase penalties...
From lab technology to food fraud, FoodQualityNews’ 2017 editorial calendar of special editions will zone in on areas that impact the global food safety and quality market.
Eurofins Scientific has acquired ASL Análises Ambientais (ASL) to become one of the largest environmental testing service providers in Brazil.
Criminals operating in the UK’s food chain are “home grown” and unlikely to be involved in organised crime, according to the head of the country’s food crime unit (FCU)....
This year has not had one dominate theme like some others but it has been no less important for the food safety and quality control landscape.
Taiwanese legislators have given their backing for an agency to regulate the use of chemical additives and toxic substances in food processing.
Spencers is to have one sample of its oregano tested annually for three years by an internationally accredited lab to address adulteration concerns.
SGS has acquired a 70% stake in a firm which specialises in molecular biology and DNA sequencing services in the food sector.
A program to make the US seafood supply chain more traceable has been finalised by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).
Italy featured in four of six articles highlighted in a monthly report on food fraud and authenticity by the Joint Research Centre (JRC).