Regulation & Safety

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Salmonella outbreaks

Kellogg cereal linked to Salmonella outbreaks across the US

By Douglas Yu

Kellogg has recalled Honey Smacks after the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) found the cereal product is linked to Salmonella outbreaks in 31 US states, leading to 24 people being hospitalized.

The Espita Barrada or Crossed Grains Trademark. Pic: AOECS

Spain to adopt EU gluten-free licensing system

By Gill Hyslop

The Federation of Coeliac Associations of Spain (FACE) has pledged to use the European licencing system Espiga Barrada (the Crossed Grain Trademark) from 2020.

The FDA is yet to define 'natural' in food labeling. Pic: tiffany terry

Snack Attack 2018

US food and health experts take ‘natural’ labeling down a notch

By Douglas Yu

Just as the FDA decided to take more time to define what ‘natural’ labeling means, a new bunch of naturally positioned snacks once again stormed the market, even though some of them doubt the term itself will ever be regulated.