Fonterra

Fonterra fined NZ$300k for WPC food safety failings

Fonterra fined NZ$300k for WPC food safety failings

By Mark ASTLEY

Fonterra has been fined NZ$300,000 (US$256k, €187k) by a New Zealand court after admitting four food safety violations relating to last year's whey protein concentrate (WPC) recall.

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FQN ready for Analytica 2014 in Munich

By Joseph James Whitworth

FoodQualityNews will be bringing you live news and views of the analysis, lab technology and food safety and quality control industry next week as we attend Analytica.

Danone to sue Fonterra over WPC botulism recalls

Danone to sue Fonterra over WPC botulism recalls

By Mark ASTLEY

Danone has terminated its existing supply contract with Fonterra and plans to sue the dairy exporter over the whey protein concentrate (WPC) Clostridium botulinum contamination scare that led to product recalls across Asia, Australasia and the Middle...

Russia removes temporary Fonterra dairy import ban

Russia removes temporary Fonterra dairy import ban

By Mark ASTLEY

Russia has lifted the temporary import and distribution ban imposed on Fonterra dairy products following the New Zealand-based dairy cooperative's decision to recall three batches of whey protein concentrate (WPC) potentially contaminated with botulism-causing...

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AgResearch 'recommended further testing' of recalled Fonterra WPC

By Mark ASTLEY

New Zealand research organisation AgResearch has moved to distance itself from Fonterra's decision to recall three batches of whey protein concentrate (WPC), rubbishing claims that it "confirmed the presence" of Clostridium botulinum in...

Listeria forced seperate food recalls across four countries

Food safety recall round-up 2-8 August 2013

Listeria, Fonterra and food additive force recalls

Food recalls this week have been dominated by listeria, the whey protein concentrate (WPC) produced by Fonterra contaminated with Clostridium Botulinum and the use of a food additive not permitted for use in certain products.