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Norovirus sickens 10 in Denmark

By Joseph James Whitworth

Ten people have been sickened by norovirus after eating raw oysters at Danish restaurants.

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).

Biomedal targets gluten detection and quantification

Biomedal launches test for gluten

By Joseph James Whitworth

Biomedal has launched an immunochromatographic (lateral flow) test to detect and quantify gluten content in foods.

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.

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EFRA slams accreditation process in 2 Sisters inquiry

By Joseph James Whitworth

A committee looking into alleged lapses at a 2 Sisters poultry site has described the accreditation process as having a ‘patchwork nature’ and said it appears ‘relatively simple’ for someone to hide infractions.

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.