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Picture: World Bank. Signing of the trilateral MoU on food safety

MoU signed and CDB funding for Grenada

By staff reporter

A trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed while Grenada has received funding to boost food safety in the produce sector.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 14-27 July 2017

Recalls: Grande Produce, Cryptosporidium and language labelling

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, England, Ireland, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark.

OctoFrost Group acquires Innotec Systems. Picture: OctoFrost Group.

OctoFrost Group acquires Innotec Systems

By Jenny EAGLE

OctoFrost Group has acquired Innotec Systems, which manufactures food processing machinery and processing lines including thermal processes for blanching, cooking and chilling.

Top 3 foreign body materials were pest, glass and metal. Pic: ©iStock/zzcapture

Foreign bodies often found in fruit and veg, nuts and confectionery

RASFF analysis reveals top three foreign bodies

By Joseph James Whitworth

Pests, glass and metals were the foreign bodies most often listed in RASFF, according to an analysis of the portal.