Ridding grain-and flour-based product contaminants must be considered at every step of processing down to consumer level as consumers may misread labels and eat the product raw, says a food researcher.
A new joint project between DuPont Qualicon and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) aims to develop testing to detect hard-to-identify strains of E.coli that are not regulated and have been causing increasing instances of food contamination.
Nestle’s Toll House cookie dough has returned to stores with different packaging than the E. coli-tainted batch that was recalled two months ago, after “helpful discussions” with the FDA, the company said.
On a summer’s day in 1906 Theodore Roosevelt pushed through new food safety regulation. The Food and Drugs Act passed that day over 100 years ago was the last time the US food safety system was modernized.
The European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) emphasised the
importance of the farm to fork approach in combating the continuing
high prevalence of infectious diseases transmissible from animals
There has been a decrease in the occurrence of some foodborne
diseases in Ireland, according to the FSAI. In particular there has
been a marked decline in the occurrence of Salmonella in 2000 and
2001, and latest figures suggest that...
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has highlighted its concern in
relation to the current outbreak of E. coli O157 at a Dublin hotel
and urged the entire food industry to rigidly adhere to the best
food safety practices or face...
Finland's National Food Agency has just reported that last year 38
outbreaks involving a total of 1,120 people were accounted for on
its food poisoning register. Some 92 per cent of the outbreaks
in2002 were transmitted by foods,...