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Greenyard sees cost of fatal Listeria recall topping €30m

By Katy Askew

Greenyard Foods has estimated that the cost of its massive Listeria recall will total at least €30m after the Belgian vegetable processor was forced to pull frozen vegetables processed at its Hungarian production plant from shelves across Europe.

Arla Foods UK is warning specialty cheese could be ‘very scarce’ and other dairy products an ‘occasional luxury’ if a London School of Economics report on Brexit scenarios comes to fruition. Pic: Getty Images/Azure-Dragon

Arla foresees post-Brexit dairy problems for UK consumers

By Jim Cornall

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods says Brexit could leave UK consumers with less choice and higher prices, turning everyday staples, like butter, yogurts, cheese and infant formula, into occasional luxuries, and making speciality cheeses ‘very scarce.’

The new plant will start production in 2020 and have an annual capacity of 45,000 tons of mozzarella.

Glanbia Cheese JV to build €130m mozzarella plant in Ireland

By Jim Cornall

Glanbia Cheese Limited, the Joint Venture business between Irish-based nutrition company Glanbia plc and US dairy company Leprino Foods company, plans to build a new mozzarella cheese manufacturing facility in Portlaoise, Co Laois, Ireland.

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BASF to consider VC investment and partnerships with shortlisted proposals

Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge: BASF calls for proposals

By Nathan Gray

BASF's human nutrition brand Newtrition is on the hunt for innovators and entrepreneurs to participate in the first-ever Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge.

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EC calls for stronger food labelling enforcement actions

By Katy Askew

The European Commission’s health and food safety representative, Vytenis Andriukaitis, has called on Member States to take tougher enforcement action on food labelling amid calls for increased regulation.

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Food safety recall round-up, 7-13 July

Listeria, Salmonella and Clostridium botulinum recalls

By Katy Askew

The Greenyard Foods recall continued to expand this week, with retailers forced to pull products from the shelves in further European markets due to fears that frozen vegetable products could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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