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Dutch meat processor fined €500,000

Dutch meat processor fined €500,000

By Aidan Fortune

A Dutch meat processing business has been fined more than €500,000 by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) for not taking sufficient measures to withdraw pork potentially contaminated with Salmonella Goldcoast.

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

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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.

Salmonella and other bacteria continue to develop antibiotic resistance ©iStock

Antimicrobial resistance ‘biggest threat’ to public health

By Katy Askew

Bacterial resistance to antimicrobials in humans, animals and food is one of the “biggest threats” to public health that requires a joined-up approach from European Union Member States, according to a report out today (27 February).

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USDA rejects NCC poultry line speed petition

By Joseph James Whitworth

The USDA-FSIS has denied a petition from the National Chicken Council requesting line speed caps be eliminated for some chicken slaughter plants.

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