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Food Safety Recall round-up 12-18 January 2018

Recalls: Histamine, allergens and foreign bodies

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, Germany and Norway.

Picture: iStock. Results were mostly positive but some issues were highlighted

Majority of labs pass mycotoxin proficiency tests

By Joseph James Whitworth

Two proficiency tests (PT) were organised by the European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL) for mycotoxins on ergot alkaloids (EAs) in rye and deoxynivalenol (DON) in wheat.

Picture: iStock

Food Safety Recall round-up 5-11 January 2018

Recalls: Listeria, chlorate and metal

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Germany and Austria.

The test is approved for commodities including corn. Picture: iStock

News in Brief

Charm Sciences DON test backed by USDA-GIPSA

By Staff Reporter

The USDA-GIPSA has approved a test from Charm Sciences for detection of 0.5 to 30 ppm DON (deoxynivalenol/vomitoxin) in feed and grain.

Recalled Gluten Free Choice brand bread

Gluten findings in buckwheat prompts recalls

By Joseph James Whitworth

Buckwheat flour containing gluten and used in products advertised as gluten-free has prompted numerous recalls in New Zealand and led to at least one reaction.

Biomedal targets gluten detection and quantification

Biomedal launches test for gluten

By Joseph James Whitworth

Biomedal has launched an immunochromatographic (lateral flow) test to detect and quantify gluten content in foods.

Birds Eye, Monoprix, Lidl, Destillerie Franz Bauer recalls

Food Safety Recall round-up 17-23 November 2017

Recalls: Exploding bottles, VTEC and tartrazine

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, France, Netherlands, Germany and Austria.