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Foldit launch event. Picture: ©Mars

Mars, Thermo, PACA, UC Davis, Uni of Washington and Northeastern Uni behind work

Gamers set sights on neutralizing aflatoxin

By Joseph James Whitworth

Mars, Thermo Fisher Scientific and three US universities have turned to an online game to help tackle aflatoxin.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 22-28 September 2017

Recalls: Ergot alkaloids, acrylamide and glass

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, England, Czech Republic, Finland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Sweden and Denmark.

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.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 25-31 August 2017

Recalls: Listeria, allergens and patulin

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, Canada, Australia, England, Hong Kong, Singapore, Austria, Belgium, Norway, Germany, Netherlands and Denmark.

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UPDATE

Belgium aware of fipronil in June

By Katy Askew

Belgian authorities were aware that eggs destined to enter the human food chain were contaminated with insecticide fipronil in June, a month before the news broke and a mass recall was initiated across a number of European markets.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 28 July - 3 August 2017

Recalls: Fipronil, histamine and acrylamide

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, Ireland, New Zealand, France, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Finland, Netherlands and Denmark.