Confectionery

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 6-12 January 2017

Recalls: Packaging mix-ups and contamination

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food recalls have been notified by Canada, USA, England, Australia, Belgium, Finland, Hungary and Denmark.

FQN's round-up of global food recalls

Food safety recall round-up 9-15 December 2016

Recalls: Mould, pathogens and allergens

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, USA, England, Scotland, Norway, Spain, Belgium, New Zealand and Denmark.

Bakkavor Foods, ICA, Enorm ApS, Daco Bello, Dr Oetker in recalls

Food safety recall round-up 2-8 December 2016

Recalls: Allergens, Listeria and insect snacks

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, Germany, USA, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Norway, Sweden, Malta, Ireland, New Zealand and Denmark.

FQN rounds up global food and drink recalls this week

Food safety recall round-up 25 November - 1 December 2016

Recalls: Nestlé, Mondelez and Clostridium botulinum

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food recalls for this week have been notified by Canada, Australia, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, USA, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Austria, Croatia and Denmark.

Jute bags to transport cocoa and recyled paperboard packaging among the sources of mineral oils contamination in chocolate. ©iStock/Picsfive

Oil spills: How to combat mineral oils in chocolate

By Oliver Nieburg

Chocolate makers can thwart carcinogenic mineral oil contamination in products through regular testing, managing cocoa transportation and adding barrier layers in packaging, say scientists.

Aspen Hills, Elivia, HiPP, EcoFinia, Axfood in recalls

Food safety recall round-up 7-13 October 2016

Recalls: Listeria in rullepølse and peanut in cumin

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food recalls and alerts for a week in October have been notified by England, Ireland, USA, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Austria, Germany, France, Belgium and Denmark.

Pilots are ongoing with apples, palm oil, olive oil and leafy greens. Picture: Istock of palm oil fruit

SafeTraces raises funding to help market push

By Joseph James Whitworth

SafeTraces has raised $1.5m via a funding round to accelerate product development, sales and marketing ahead of going to market by the end of this year.