A public-private consortium has been created to carry out a multi-year research project to investigate the potential food safety and quality issues posed by microbial contaminants in plant-based food products. [...]
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meetings on Microbiological Risk Assessment (JEMRA) has recently published a technical report on the prevention and control of microbiological hazards in sprouts. This report is the res [...]
According to an evaluation conducted by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), edible insects sold in the United Kingdom pose low risk to the public.
FSA experts looked at allergens, microbial, and heavy metal contam [...]
Two new reports have been recently released to help risk managers address food safety issues related to Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC). These two reports are part of th [...]
In the spring of 2020, an outbreak of tick-borne encephalitis has been observed for the first time in France. It affected 43 people, who had all consumed raw milk goat cheese, leaving them suffering from mening [...]
A team at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has studied the presence of various species of the Arcobacter genus in a wide range of foodstuffs.
Several species of the Arcobacter genus can cause [...]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has recently announced plans to declare Salmonella an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products. &nb [...]
Upon request of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have recently published a report ranking the [...]
Consumer Reports (CR), a non-profit consumer watchdog group, has recently assessed the current state of the American ground meat supply, testing 351 packages of ground beef, pork, chicken, and turkey purchased [...]
Latest news from Public Health France (Santé Publique France) reported a total of 59 salmonellosis cases in France as of April 27, linked to the recent infamous outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium in Euro [...]
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