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.

Pic: iStock/LindasPhotography. 26 Member States and 23 other countries were impacted by potential contamination of eggs and egg products

Fipronil proficiency test reveals concerns in one lab

By Joseph James Whitworth

EU labs were mostly able to determine correct fipronil content in eggs but one lab which analysed hundreds of samples since July performed so badly it could have resulted in false positive results.