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FoodQualityNews food recalls round-up

Food Safety recall round-up 29 November - 5 December

Recalls: Unilever, M&S and undeclared ingredients

By Joseph James Whitworth

The journey to find the reasons behind food  recalls this week takes us to USA, Ireland, Canada, Australia and Germany where we find allergen concerns and incorrect labelling prompting action.

Picture copyright: ECDC. A gel that scored high for 7 pre-identified parameters

Salmonella typing results ‘encouraging’ says ECDC

By Joseph James Whitworth

Salmonella typing results from public health national reference laboratories in the EU are ‘encouraging’, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

 Fish was called out to one of the products most at risk of fraud

Tougher penalties for food fraud backed

By Joseph James Whitworth

A report calling for stronger policing of the food industry and tougher penalties for fraud has been backed by an EU committee.

Court order keeps food company from production

Court order halts Alfred Louie, Inc.’s production

By Joseph James Whitworth

Alfred Louie, Inc., has been ordered to stop processing and distributing food until it cleans up unsanitary conditions found by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors.

FSA and the ESRC research proposal

Are you up to the food system challenge?

By Joseph James Whitworth

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are calling for research proposals related to understanding the challenges of the food system.


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