Meat, fish and poultry

Brazil was top country of origin for recalls and notifications. Picture: ©iStock/MiroNovak

Brazilian meat checks drive European F&B alerts

By Joseph James Whitworth

Contaminated meat from Brazil was the driving force behind a rise in food and beverage notifications during Q2 2017, according to Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 4-10 August 2017

Recalls: E. coli O26, cyanide and unauthorized additives

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark.

Alfred Almanza joined JBS after nearly 40 years with FSIS. Image courtesy of the USDA

JBS hires former USDA food safety chief

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meatpacker JBS has appointed the former head of the US government’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to overhaul meat quality control, following earlier claims of unhygienic standards.

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 28 July - 3 August 2017

Recalls: Fipronil, histamine and acrylamide

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food and beverage alerts were made by USA, Ireland, New Zealand, France, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Finland, Netherlands and Denmark. 

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.