Food Safety

Six events in Q1 2018 involved Listeria monocytogenes. Picture: iStock

News in Brief

Listeria tops INFOSAN cases in Q1 2018

By Joseph James Whitworth

INFOSAN was involved in 16 food safety events involving 106 countries in the first quarter of this year.

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Food Safety Recall round-up 12-18 May 2018

Recalls: E. coli, Hepatitis E and mycotoxins

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, Scotland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Slovakia.

Toxoplasma gondii. Picture: Getty/Dr_Microbe

EU experts rank foodborne parasite importance

By Joseph James Whitworth

Echinococcus multilocularis and Toxoplasma gondii are the most important foodborne parasites (FBP) in terms of public health for Europe, according to a study.

Markus Geiser of IRSweep at Analytica 2018

Dispatches from Analytica 2018

IRSweep tunes into applications in mid-IR spectroscopy market

By Joseph James Whitworth

IRSweep is looking to take advantage of applications including food analysis with mid‐IR sensing being a young and developing field in the laboratory analytical instrumentation market.

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Potato poisoning prompts BfR action

By Joseph James Whitworth

The safe level of a natural ingredient in potatoes has been revised downwards in Germany following cases of poisoning.

Food Safety Weekly recall round-up

Food Safety Recall round-up 5-11 May 2018

Recalls: Cadmium, metal and glycidyl esters

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Belgium, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, Germany and Austria.


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