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19 January 2019
Hazardous meat and poultry recalls nearly double, according to new report from US PIRG
USA - Increasing food recalls show flaws in current food safety system...
17 January 2019
New regulations on food safety come into force in Canada
CANADA - Canadians want to know that the food on their table is safe to eat...
14 January 2019
Concerns raised over level of lead in eggs laid by backyard chickens
NEW ZEALAND - Concerning levels of lead have been found in a study of eggs laid by chickens in Auckland backyards...
02 January 2019
Fears of 'dirty' turkey after Brexit if UK strikes a US trade deal
UK - Consumers could be eating "dirty" chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees to a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, according to a the latest briefing paper by leading food policy experts...
11 December 2018
Changes could help to improve China's food safety
CHINA, 11 December 2018 - Action to promote better treatment of farm animals in China started about five years ago, according to Sun Zhongchao, who has researched the subject for eight years and was the first Chinese expert to gain a doctorate in animal...
05 December 2018
USPOULTRY offers technical reference guide for NPIS carcass sorter training
USA, 5 December 2018 - USPOULTRY is offering a technical reference guide for the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) carcass sorter training in poultry plants...
03 December 2018
New UK powers which could open door to ban on live exports welcomed by RSPCA
UK, 3 December 2018 - Significant new powers granted to the UK and devolved nations post brexit, could be used to introduce a ban on live exports, claims the RSPCA...
27 November 2018
New poultry facility to be most technologically advanced in the world
Maple Leaf Foods has announced plans to build a $660 million value-added fresh poultry facility in London, Ontario....
FAO praises China's progress on animal welfare
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will continue cooperating with China on farm animal welfare to help improve animal health and food safety, the organization's China representative said...
Imported chicken eggs under border scrutiny for safety precautions
ARMENIA, 4 December 2018 - The Food Safety Inspectorate of Armenia initiated heightened border control and supervision for chicken eggs imported from the Eurasian Economic Union countries, as well as other non-member countries...
23 November 2018
Salmonella prevention webinar to support UK caterers
The Royal Society of Public Health is running a webinar into the cause and prevention of salmonella on 14 January 2019, highlighting the food safety benefits of using British Lion eggs....
22 November 2018
Opportunities for UK organic sector abounds, but new ag policy will be critical
UK, 22 November 2018 - British consumers are increasingly moving towards organic food but the industry must work together to capitalise on the full growth potential of organic in the UK, delegates of the UK Organic Congress were told...
21 November 2018
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food & farming
UK 21 November 2018 - A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming...
20 November 2018
Brazil's record soy exports to China could expand further
BRAZIL, 14 November 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil's record soy exports to China could grow further, an Agriculture Ministry official told Reuters on 14 November, as the Asian nation's trade war with the United States boosts its demand for South American beans...
19 November 2018
BfR and BVL simulate food crisis in Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOSNIA and HERZGOVINA, 19 November 2018 - A workshop has been jointly organised by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) and the Food Safety Agency (FSA) from Bosnia and...
Germany tackles antimicrobial resistance
GERMANY, 19 November 2018 - The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) organised two symposia dealing with microbial risks in food in November 2018: "Food-associated viruses" (7 November) and "Antimicrobial resistance in the food chain" (8-9...
Bird flu viruses could escape vaccine immunity while increasing potential to infect humans
Research led by The Pirbright Institute has shown mutant H9N2 bird flu viruses isolated from Pakistan are able to escape immune responses and adapt to infect humans. This could result in reduced vaccine efficiency and the possibility of human outbreaks...
14 November 2018
"We need you to handle antimicrobials with care," says OIE
FRANCE, 14 November 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health kicks off World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2018 with a call to action for all animal health stakeholders: “We all have a role to play to protect these invaluable medicines”...
12 November 2018
One death linked to Salmonella outbreak in California
USA, 8 November 2018: Since the last update on July 19, 2018, 74 ill people from 26 states have been added to this investigation...
09 November 2018
Vulnerable group advice helps serve up strong egg sales
UK, 9 November 2018 - A year on from a change in official advice, which said that everyone including those classed as vulnerable groups (mums to be, young children, and the elderly) can now enjoy eggs however they want, provided they are produced to British...
08 November 2018
Muscle myopathies and foodborne pathogen management the focus of new, hands-on food safety programme at 2019 IPPE
USA - The 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will offer a new education programme titled, Salmonella and Campylobacter Control in Poultry Production and Processing – Meeting Food Safety Goals...
07 November 2018
New scanning technique allows rapid identification of meat fraud
Mass spectrometry, a molecular identification method commonly used in healthcare, drug testing and food safety, has now proven its capacity for identifying foreign material in meat products ...
06 November 2018
Open data and data-driven agriculture in the spotlight at the GODAN Forum
DENMARK, 5 November 2018 - Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), a United Nations, UK and US government-supported initiative advocating the proactive sharing of Open Data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available,...
05 November 2018
International action to address antimicrobial resistance in animals
MOROCCO, 31 October 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted global leaders in animal health from the private and public sectors and civil society to discuss new ideas and solutions to the global rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...
02 November 2018
Routine tests identify new case of low pathogenic avian influenza in a Minnesota poultry flock
USA - 2 November 2018: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose a risk to public health or food safety...
 
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