The European Union has the “most stringent and controlled” food chain in the world, the bloc’s health and food safety chief suggested after food safety regulators found more than 96% of food is within legal limits for pesticide residue.
European food safety regulators have linked a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella enterica, subspecies S. Agona, to ready-to-eat foods containing cucumbers but have been unable to nail down the precise source of contamination.
Kellogg’s, Mondelēz, Pepperidge Farm and Flowers Foods have recently recalled bakery and snack products after a whey powder ingredient supplied by Associated Milk Producers has been suspected to be contaminated with the Salmonella bacteria.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled on the so-called new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs). It said crops obtained by mutagenesis are GMOs as the techniques and methods of mutagenesis alter the genetic material of a plant in a way that does...
French Members of Parliament tasked with investigating the failings that contributed to the Salmonella outbreak traced to Lactalis infant formula in 2017 have made a raft of suggestions that could see the country introduce stricter food safety checks.
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.
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.