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Americas: CDC reports findings on antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs

Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs, an ongoing public health threat, showed both positive and troubling trends, according to data tracked by the Centers for...

Europe: Acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing cancer, says EFSA

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has confirmed previous evaluations that, based on animal studies, acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing...

Americas: Keep incoming items, pathogens out of food processing areas, says Reusable Packaging Association...

Every year, more than 48 million people living in the US are stricken with food borne illness every year, according to the US Centers...

Europe: Denmark reports low number of people infected with salmonella, finds institute

The number of people living Denmark who contracted a salmonella infection reached a historic low level in 2013, according to the National Food Institute...

Europe: Researcher studies two Clostridium perfringens strains in cooked beef for food safety in...

The control points that are critical to prevent foodborne outbreaks by Clostridium (C.) perfringens differ between two main groups of this bacterium, according to...

Europe: RASFF system has helped to ensure food safety in the EU for 35...

Europe is more than ever reliant on its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) to ensure that food meets some of the...

Americas: Air quality systems are vital to preventing airborne plant pathogenic contaminants in food...

Successfully treating direct surface pathogens is only part of the food safety challenge for processors, according to South Florida-based RGF Environmental. The company recommends a...

Europe: AB SCIEX launches new workflow for improved food safety testing

AB SCIEX has launched the MasterView Food Testing Workflow for QTRAP mass spectrometry systems at the 5th Annual Symposium on Emerging Issues in Food,...

Americas: 100% of canned food tested for BPA safe to consume, says Canada

As part of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) routine testing of various food products, a survey released today reported that all of the...

Asia Pacific: Study finds acrylamide, aluminum levels in foods of concern, says FSANZ

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released the first phase of the 24th Australian Total Diet Study (ATDS) that looked at Australian consumers’...
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