All news articles for March 2018

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Food Safety Recall round-up 16-22 March 2018

Recalls: Arsenic levels, norovirus and defective packaging

By DMK Group, Lidl, Scandic Food, illycaffè in recalls

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.


EU approves €54bn Bayer-Monsanto deal

By Will Chu

The European Commission has approved Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto, with the German pesticides supplier committed to selling off certain parts of its business as part of the agreement.



Can organic food capitalise on flagging confidence in the food industry?

By David Burrows

Since the horsemeat scandal of 2013 there has been a steady stream of food scares and scandals, which has played neatly into the hands of organic food. Sales were up more than 11% in Europe at the last count, but is the sector making the most of growing...

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