Fresh produce

Past outbreaks have been traced to fresh produce

Cyclospora outbreak source still unknown

By Joseph James Whitworth

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has reported 110 cases of Cyclospora infection but admitted it is still unsure of the source.

Food contaminant controls evaluated in Estonia

FVO finds shortcomings in Estonian audit

By Joseph James Whitworth

Controls for food contaminants are in place but with some shortcomings according to a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) audit in Estonia.

FoodQualityNews global food recall round-up July 11-17

Food Safety recall round-up 11-17 July

Recalls: Allergens, Salmonella and E.coli

By Joseph James Whitworth

This week in the recall round-up gallery the  reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Belgium, France, Norway, Australia, Greece, Spain and Germany.

PURE Bioscience submits FCN for SDC antimicrobial ahead of Q1 2015 launch

PURE Bioscience submits FCN for antimicrobial

By Joseph James Whitworth

PURE Bioscience has submitted a Food Contact Notification (FCN) for its silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial for raw poultry processing.