Regulation and safety

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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.

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Meth found in 7up bottles in Mexican city

By Joseph James Whitworth

Some bottles of 7up in Mexicali, Mexico were contaminated with methamphetamine and have been linked to one death and seven illnesses, according to officials.

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GMB: CETA trade deal sets bad precedent post-Brexit

By Joseph James Whitworth

A British trade union has attacked the CETA trade deal between Canada and Europe which comes into force later this week (21 September) adding it sets a bad precedent post-Brexit.