Food Safety

Recalls from around Europe

Food safety recall round-up, 14-20 July

Unilever, Findus, Green Yard recalls

By Katy Askew

Additional products continued to be pulled from the shelves as part of Green Yard Food's pan-European recall of frozen vegetables produced at its Hungarian facility.

Greenyard counts the cost of a massive recall linked to nine deaths ©iStock

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.

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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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Food Safety Recall Round-up, 30 June - 6 July

Salmonella, pesticide residue and metal recalls

By Katy Askew

Greenyard Foods was forced to recall frozen vegetable items distributed across a number of European markets due to listeria, while Denmark, Norway and Germany all saw products removed from shelf.

Safety first during CO2 shortage, say trade bodies

Safety first during CO2 shortage, say trade bodies

By Rachel Arthur

With Europe facing a shortage of carbon dioxide, trade and food safety organisations are highlighting the importance of using reputable providers and gas of the appropriate food grade.

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