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Asia Pacific: US parent company of meat scandal-linked Shanghai Husi Food apologises to Chinese...

The Chinese media on July 20, 2014 reported that Shanghai Husi Food Co., Ltd, has been suspected of supplying expired meat to McDonald and...

Europe: Codex Alimentarius Committee sets new food safety standards in infant formula, rice

United Nations (UN) food standards body the Codex Alimentarius Commission has in this week adopted new standards to protect consumer health worldwide, including setting...

Europe: FAO names top 10 food-borne parasites, develops guidelines to control them

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has released a "Top Ten" list identifying the food-borne parasites of greatest global concern. FAO...

Americas: Be transparent, harness digital talk to manage food incidents, says Center for Food...

In today’s hyper-connected, digital communications environment, news of a food safety or fraud incident travels at the speed of social networking site Twitter. If unprepared,...

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...
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