Regulation and safety

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Foodwatch: Lactalis scandal is one too many

By Joseph James Whitworth

The producer, supermarkets, public authorities and laboratories have ‘failed the consumer’ in the Lactalis infant formula contamination scandal, according to foodwatch.

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Auditors to examine EU food safety model

By Joseph James Whitworth

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is to look at the basis and implementation of the EU food safety model to see if it is fit for purpose.

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USDA rejects NCC poultry line speed petition

By Joseph James Whitworth

The USDA-FSIS has denied a petition from the National Chicken Council requesting line speed caps be eliminated for some chicken slaughter plants.