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Food Safety Recall round-up 1-7 December 2017

Recalls: Salmonella, aflatoxin and undeclared allergens

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Czech Republic, Greece, Luxembourg, Germany and Austria.

Leclerc Foods, Migros, De Smaakspecialist, Toni's Handels in recalls

Food Safety Recall round-up 24-30 November 2017

Recalls: Bacillus cereus, Clostridium botulinum and Patulin

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Lithuania, Germany and Austria

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.

‘Sale of illicit alcohol costs UK around £1.3bn per year’ - HMRC

News in Brief

HMRC operation seizes alcohol in Wales

By Staff Reporter

An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal products across north Wales has uncovered 2,700 litres of alcohol.

©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.