Category: Food Safety

World Food Day 2018 – What does food mean to you?

The Food and Agriculture Organization is working toward a zero hunger target and encouraging everyone to participate in their own way to helping achieve that goal.

Feeding the world with ISO standards on World Food Day

Zero Hunger is one of the ambitious United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the theme of this year’s World Food Day. ISO International Standards are stepping up to the plate by demonstrating that they are valuable tools in achieving it.

Top 10 misconceptions about sanitation

Sanitation is the most important function that will happen in every single factory, packinghouse, deli, or restaurant every single day.

Xylella plant host list almost doubles following EFSA database update

EFSA has completed two pieces of work that substantially expand knowledge and understanding of Xylella fastidiosa, the plant pathogen that is attacking fruit trees and other plants in parts of Europe.

FDA: Pesticide levels in most domestic and imported foods meet EPA legal limits

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues the results of its fiscal year 2016 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program.

How pesticide misuse is killing Africa’s wildlife – National Geographic

This animated video explains why pesticides are misused and how Africa’s wildlife is affected.

New International Standard for determining infant formula ingredients just published

ISO is developing a series of standards for verifying many of the ingredients, to demonstrate the product is safe for consumption and contains what it says on the tin.

Food Safety after a power outage

USDA tips: When in doubt, throw it out!

FDA plans to use ISO 13485 for medical devices regulation

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the government department that regulates the medical devices sector, announced its intention to use ISO 13485 as the basis for its quality system legislation.

Pesticides in food: latest figures remain steady

Europeans continue to eat food that is largely free of pesticide residues or which contains levels of residues within legal limits, the latest monitoring figures show.

Canadians’ Food Safety knowledge is lacking, Federal survey finds

A spokesman for Health Canada said the department will update its safe food handling advertising campaign.

Is Winterfell a resilient castle?

Once again, everything comes back to Game of Thrones!

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