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©iStock/FamVeld. The move expands the ban from just polycarbonate infant feeding bottles

EU bans BPA in packaging for 0-3 year olds

By Joseph James Whitworth

The European Commission has tightened the rules around bisphenol A (BPA) by banning it in the manufacture of packaging for infants and young children 0-3 years.

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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.

Recalls: Mandrake, Salmonella and glass

Food safety recall round-up 29 September - 5 October 2017

Recalls: Mandrake, Salmonella and glass

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by the US, Canada, Australia, England, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Italy, Luxembourg, Greece, Germany, Sweden and Denmark.

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.

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SORS used to detect markers of fake spirits

By Joseph James Whitworth

A handheld spatially offset Raman spectroscopy (SORS) device has been used to detect fake spirits by researchers at The University of Manchester.

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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.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 15-21 September 2017

Recalls: Botulism, insect excrement and cleaning fluid

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, England, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

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.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 18-24 August 2017

Recalls: Fipronil, milk and Listeria

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, Canada, Australia, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Denmark.