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FSSAI to draw up new packaging regulations

By RJ Whitehead

Cases of contamination owing to the use of substandard materials have prompted the Indian regulator to take action by preparing new food packaging guidelines.

Civil complaint filed against Michel Cordon Bleu

FDA looks to shut down seafood processor

By Joseph James Whitworth

US authorities have taken action to prevent the distribution of ‘adulterated’ seafood products by a Californian company.

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Food fraud investigations increasing - FSAI

By Joseph James Whitworth

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has said it is increasingly investigating suspected breaches of the law relating to food fraud.

Vytenis Andriukaitis, at the Ministerial Conference on the follow up to the fipronil incident

Member States and Commission agree on measures following fipronil

Member States could each get ‘food safety officer’

By Joseph James Whitworth

Member States and the Commission have agreed on a raft of measures to reinforce action following the fipronil scandal including the possible creation of a 'food safety officer' in each Member State.