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News in Brief

FoodQualityNews: Final thoughts on 2017

By Joseph James Whitworth

Well, the year is drawing to a close – anyone else think it has gone really quick? – and this news in brief is part of our final newsletter this year.

The test is approved for commodities including corn. Picture: iStock

News in Brief

Charm Sciences DON test backed by USDA-GIPSA

By Staff Reporter

The USDA-GIPSA has approved a test from Charm Sciences for detection of 0.5 to 30 ppm DON (deoxynivalenol/vomitoxin) in feed and grain.

FQN's global recall gallery

Food Safety Recall round-up 8-15 December 2017

Recalls: Plastic, norovirus and wood

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Ireland, Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Austria.

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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.

Picture: iStock/Toa55. EREN: A change in consumption habits linked to belief that algae are ‘healthy food’ might trigger higher demand in future

Consumer trends driving emerging risks - EREN

By Joseph James Whitworth

Risks associated with seaweed, use of green tea extracts in supplements and aloe in food have been flagged as issues by the Emerging Risk Exchange Network (EREN).

Unilever, Coop, Spar, Migros and Agropur in recalls

Food Safety Recall round-up 8-16 November 2017

Recalls: Insects, norovirus and Listeria

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Ireland, Canada, Belgium, New Zealand, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Croatia.