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International Accreditation Forum and Global Food Safety Initiative partnership

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GFSI and IAF zone in on food safety system equivalence

By Joseph James Whitworth

The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) are to ensure harmonisation of accreditation practices across GFSI-benchmarked food safety certification programmes.

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Food Safety Recall round-up 23-29 March 2018

Recalls: Campylobacter, Rhodamine B and plastic

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Germany and Austria.

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Dispatches from Pittcon 2018 in Orlando

FoodQualityNews at Pittcon 2018

By Joseph James Whitworth

FoodQualityNews was at Pittcon 2018 in Orlando, Florida and spoke to Thermo Fisher, Waters, Axcend, Zebra Analytix, Jeol USA, Leco, ACD/Labs, Viavi and Labvantage.

Cases included tuna fraud adulteration of beeswax. Picture: iStock/AndreyPopov

Spain makes most requests in EU fraud system

By Joseph James Whitworth

Spain, Germany, Netherlands and Italy made the most requests last year in a system to deal with fraudulent activities along the agri-food chain.

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Salmonella sickens 63 in Sweden

By Joseph James Whitworth

Swedish agencies are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Kentucky that has sickened 63 people.


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