Category: Food Safety

Canadian Government Updates Food Safety Regulations

On Wednesday, June 13th, The Canadian Government announced Safe Food for Canadians Regulations that will come into effect January, 15th, 2019.

Climate Change Could Lead to Major Crop Failures in World’s Biggest Corn Regions

Two new studies looking at corn and vegetables warn of a rising risk of food shocks and malnutrition with unchecked global warming.

Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

Biggest analysis to date reveals huge footprint of livestock - it provides just 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland.

One dead, 13 others sick in raw cheese E. coli outbreak

French authorities have recalled all reblochon cheeses made by a site in eastern France after seven children were hospitalised with E.coli infections traced to a producer.

Food safety may be put at risk by Brexit

Food safety standards could be put at risk by Brexit if the UK quits the EU without a deal to keep exchanging information on public health issues, the Local Government Association has warned.

Major step forward on food consumption data

EFSA has published a new release of its Comprehensive European Food Consumption Database, which for the first time includes data collected under EFSA’s EU Menu project.

Emerging food safety issues: what do consumers want to know?

EFSA asked Europeans for their views on emerging risks in the food chain, and how they would like to be informed about them.

EU to ban lower-quality branded food!

Studies suggest hundreds of well-known products are inferior to versions sold in the west.

Set the Standard – ISO 11053 – Determination of cocoa butter equivalents in milk chocolate

Did you know? Many types of fats other than cocoa butter are used in the preparation of chocolate milk. Discover ISO 11053.

Family awarded $6.5 million in Salmonella chicken case

Here's what happened after a poultry processor distributed contaminated meat that led to an outbreak.

USDA offers Food Safety tips for areas affected by winter storms

Winter storms can present the possibility of power outages and flooding that can compromise the safety of stored food.

Climate Change and Food Safety – Complete the EFSA Survey

How does climate change relate to food safety, animal and plant health? What are the emerging food safety issues?