R&D

Top 3 foreign body materials were pest, glass and metal. Pic: ©iStock/zzcapture

Foreign bodies often found in fruit and veg, nuts and confectionery

RASFF analysis reveals top three foreign bodies

By Joseph James Whitworth

Pests, glass and metals were the foreign bodies most often listed in RASFF, according to an analysis of the portal.

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Norovirus research reveals knowledge gaps

By Joseph James Whitworth

Inadequate hand washing, using bare hands when preparing food and returning to work too early after being ill were some findings of work to prevent the spread of norovirus.