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Sep 17

FSSAI’s initiative to Promote Safe and Nutritious Food in School

FSSAI’s initiative to Promote Safe and Nutritious Food in School FSSAI launched ‘The Yellow Book – Your guide to Safe...
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Sep 17

FSSAI Launches Online Platform for bringing transparency in Inspection and Sampling

FSSAI Launches Online Platform for bringing transparency in Inspection and Sampling FSSAI has instructed states to use web based inspection...
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Sep 17

FDA approves new peanut allergy food labels

FDA approves new peanut allergy food labels Food allergy is a key public health problem because it affects children and...
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Sep 17

FSSAI and NADA to work mutually to prevent use of doping substances in sports nutrition supplements

FSSAI and NADA to work mutually to prevent use of doping substances in sports nutrition supplements Food Safety and Standards...
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Sep 17

USFDA Issued guidelines for keeping water safe for Areas Affected by Hurricane Harvey

USFDA Issued guidelines for keeping water safe for Areas Affected by Hurricane Harvey  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food...
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Sep 17

FSSAI Finalizes Logo for Fortified Foods

FSSAI Finalizes Logo for Fortified Foods As per FSSAI guidelines +F logo shall be displayed on fortified foods, together with...
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5

Sep 17

The burger giant Mc Donald’s promises to cut antibiotics worldwide

By January 2018 , McDonald's Corporation is planning to phase out antibiotics defined by the World Health Organization (as Highest...
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5

Sep 17

California, Arizona LGMAs update food safety rules to align with FSMA requirements

California, Arizona LGMAs update food safety rules to align with FSMA requirements The California and Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements...
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Aug 17

FSSAI Plans to issue pictorial warnings on alcohol bottles

FSSAI Plans to issue pictorial warnings on alcohol bottles Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has come up...
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Aug 17

cGMP violations found in Virginia Peanut Company

cGMP violations found in Virginia Peanut Company FDA issued a warning letter to a Virginia peanut products company for serious violations...
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Aug 17

Pepper imports from Vietnam found to be contaminated with pesticide residue

Pepper imports from Vietnam found to be contaminated with pesticide residue According to Spice Board of India , the Vietnamese...
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Aug 17

FFSAI Relaxed Cow Milk Standards

FFSAI Relaxed Cow Milk Standards On August 2, FSSAI have reduced the earlier set standards of “milk fat” and “milk...
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Aug 17

FSSAI Bans Use of Staple pins in Tea Bags in India

FSSAI Bans Use of Staple pins in Tea Bags in India The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)...
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Aug 17

Fresh papayas associated with Salmonella outbreak in US

Fresh papayas associated with Salmonella outbreak in US Food and Drug Administration officials have issued warning against eating Maradol papayas...
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Aug 17

FDA found Seafood Processors with HACCP Plan deviations

FDA found Seafood Processors with HACCP Plan deviations A seafood processing facility in Missouri got warning letter from the Food and...
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Jul 17

FSSAI to audit Food supplement products

FSSAI to audit Food supplement products For tackling the causes of doping and import and sale of sub-standard and dope-laced...
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Jul 17

Parfait Recalled Voluntarily by Sunneen Health Foods

Parfait Recalled Voluntarily by Sunneen Health Foods Sunneen Health Foods recalled mislabeled parfaits  in New York and New Jersey.The products...
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Jul 17

FSSAI’s new directive regarding usage of yeast in bakery Products

FSSAI’s new directive regarding usage of yeast in bakery Products As a part of the harmonization process being undertaken by...
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Jul 17

FSSAI finalizes standards for Non-carbonated Water Based Beverages

FSSAI finalizes standards for Non-carbonated Water Based Beverages The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has finalized  the...
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Jul 17

FSSAI issued draft guidelines on Organic Food Products

FSSAI issued draft guidelines on Organic Food Products As per draft regulations, Organic foods will have to comply with the...
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6

Jul 17

FDA Accredited Third-Party Certification Site Launched on 21 June,2017

FDA Accredited Third-Party Certification Site Launched on 21 June,2017 This is a voluntary program recognized by the FDA Food Safety...
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Jul 17

Souplantation Restaurant Closed due to Shigella Outbreak

Souplantation Restaurant Closed due to Shigella Outbreak An increase in Shigella infections in Ventura County, California has led to the voluntary, temporary...
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Jul 17

MOU Signed between FDA and China for outlining Certification Process for Exports

MOU Signed between FDA and China for outlining Certification Process for Exports The MOU between the FDA and the Chinese...
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May 17

ISO 204000 : A Sustainable purchasing standard that can improve supplier relations Published by ISO

ISO 204000 : A Sustainable purchasing standard that can improve supplier relations Published by ISO ISO 20400, Sustainable procurement –...
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May 17

“Pink Book”: All about Safe and Nutritious Food by FSSAI

“Pink Book”: All about  Safe and Nutritious Food by FSSAI  The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has brought...
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May 17

McCain Foods USA announces Frozen Food Recall

McCain Foods USA announces Frozen Food Recall McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced food recall on 21st April’2017. Consumption of these...
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May 17

Dead Bat Found in Salad Package in Florida

Dead Bat Found in Salad Package in Florida Fresh Express called it’s Spring salad package, after two persons who  were...
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Mar 17

New updated food safety requirements by G.F.S.I

New updated food safety requirements by G.F.S.I The Global Food Safety Initiative published the seventh version of the G.F.S.I. Guidance...
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Mar 17

How Much Sugar Should You Eat Per Day?

How Much Sugar Should You Eat Per Day? EFSA plans to provide scientific advice on the daily intake of added...
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Mar 17

FSSAI Issues guidelines for imported Products

FSSAI Issues guidelines for imported Products On 9th March,2017 FSSAI issued guidelines for  food products being imported into India from...
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Mar 17

China Launched Five Year Plan on Food Safety

China Launched Five Year Plan on Food Safety On February 21, China’s State Council issued a new Five-Year Plan on...
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Feb 17

FSIS gives information on controlling Listeria in retail deli Products

FSIS gives information on controlling Listeria in retail deli Products USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has given eight...
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Feb 17

FSSAI makes amendment in the official gazette of India w.r.t microbiological requirements for fish and fishery products

FSSAI makes amendment in the official gazette of India w.r.t microbiological requirements for fish and fishery products This regulation prescribes...
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Feb 17

FSSAI launches the Food Fortification Resource Centre (FFRC)

FSSAI has launched the Food Fortification Resource Centre (FFRC) to promote large-scale fortification of food across India. Four Zonal Consultations...
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Feb 17

FDA and EPA advice regarding Eating Fish

FDA and EPA advice regarding Eating Fish FDA and EDA has issued guidance for helping women who are pregnant or...
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Jan 17

USDA banned Carrageenan in Organic Foods

USDA banned Carrageenan in Organic Foods Based on a decision, the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)--a body that advises the...
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3

Jan 17

FSSAI notifies caffeine level for energy drinks

FSSAI notifies caffeine level for energy drinks As per govt. notification dated 2nd Dec’2016, companies selling beverages that have caffeine...
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3

Jan 17

Food Safety Display Board : A Mandatory Requirement

Food Safety Display Board : A Mandatory Requirement FSSAI has made a mandatory requirement of displaying FSSAI License Number at...
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3

Jan 17

Raw milk vending machine outbreak in UK

Raw milk vending machine outbreak in UK An outbreak originally reported in mid-December with about six confirmed Campylobacter cases has...
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Nov 16

FSSAI finalizes standards for carbonated fruit beverages and fruit drinks

FSSAI finalizes standards for carbonated fruit beverages and fruit drinks After considering the objections and suggestions received from different bodies...
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Oct 16

Salmonella outbreak : Polish eggs recalled from Market

Salmonella outbreak : Polish eggs recalled from Market According to the CDC, eight people were infected with the Salmonella illness,...
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28

Oct 16

FSSAI Launches E-booklet on Health and Hygiene for serving safe food

FSSAI Launches E-booklet on Health and Hygiene for serving safe food This E book is for the people who work...
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Oct 16

Ireland gives New Guidance for Safer Production of Fresh Produce

Ireland gives New Guidance for Safer Production of Fresh Produce The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a...
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Oct 16

FSSAI removes Zinc from Metal Contaminant List

FSSAI removes Zinc from Metal Contaminant List Through a notification dated 10 October 2016, the FSSAI has made amendments in...
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Sep 16

Wal-Mart’s chicken safety program brings giant leap for poultry safety

Wal-Mart's chicken safety program brings giant leap for poultry safety The four-step poultry food safety program by Wal-Mart Stores Inc....
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Sep 16

Nationwide recall of Baking mixes over E. coli concern

Nationwide recall of Baking mixes over E. coli concern More than a dozen brands of baking mixes have been recalled...
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Sep 16

New draft guidance for dietary supplements issued by FDA

New draft guidance for dietary supplements issued by FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a revised draft...
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Sep 16

Blossom Cottage recalls products over concerns of exploding bottles

Blossom Cottage recalls products over concerns of exploding bottles A batch of Morello Cherry Cordial, the brand owned by Blossom...
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Sep 16

Scrutiny over labeling of sugar content

Scrutiny over labeling of sugar content Governments all over the world have expressed their concern over the challenges of communicating...
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Sep 16

FDA issues warning to Colorado casino over seafood HACCP violations

FDA issues warning to Colorado casino over seafood HACCP violations The US Food and Drug Administration has posted a warning...
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Sep 16

Listeria contamination causes recall of three brands of frozen corn

Listeria contamination causes recall of three brands of frozen corn Cambridge Farms LLC, a Pennsylvania company had to recall three...
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9

Jun 16

FDA sued for its failure to regulate deadly shellfish bacteria

FDA sued for its failure to regulate deadly shellfish bacteria According to a lawsuit against U.S. Food and Drugs Administration...
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9

Jun 16

Tickets issued to 4 bakeries in Abu Dhabi over food safety violations

 Tickets issued to 4 bakeries in Abu Dhabi over food safety violations The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) recently...
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9

Jun 16

India’s latest food scare – Potassium bromate present in bread

 India’s latest food scare – Potassium bromate present in bread The nation was hit with another food scare after reports...
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9

Jun 16

SunOpta expand its recalls due to Listeria contamination

SunOpta expand its recalls due to Listeria contamination The SunOpta Inc. plant, after recently recalling its sunflower kernels, has voluntarily...
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9

Jun 16

FSSAI notifies department canteens to obtain food safety licenses; CSC-SPV platform proposed

FSSAI notifies department canteens to obtain food safety licenses; CSC-SPV platform proposed The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India...
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9

Jun 16

Food Safety Partnership signed between US and Canadian Food Safety Agencies

Food Safety Partnership signed between US and Canadian Food Safety Agencies The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) and Canadian...
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9

Jun 16

12,000 standards for food additives and ingredients finalized by government

12,000 standards for food additives and ingredients finalized by government Union Food Processing Industries Minister, HarsimratKaurBadal declared that the government...
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9

Jun 16

FSSAI to upgrade manuals of methods of analysis of various food products

FSSAI to upgrade manuals of methods of analysis of various food products For the past 20 years, even after the...
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9

Jun 16

Fake pistachios worth 1.9 lakh seized by FDA

Fake pistachios worth 1.9 lakh seized by FDA An official raid by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) led by...
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May 16

FDA finalizes FSMA rule for ‘Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food’

FDA finalizes FSMA rule for ‘Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food’ The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration has finalized...
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May 16

Indian food regulator to focus on manufacturers of illegal packaged drinking water

 Indian food regulator to focus on manufacturers of illegal packaged drinking water India’s food regulator, after receiving from the BIS...
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May 16

Baby formula contains high levels of potential carcinogens; reports EFSA

Baby formula contains high levels of potential carcinogens; reports EFSA According to the reports released by the European Food Safety...
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May 16

CDC launches its new outbreak tool ‘Pulsenet 2.0’ for food safety

CDC launches its new outbreak tool ‘Pulsenet 2.0’ for food safety The federal government is set to release a new...
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May 16

FSSAI releases draft standard prescribing limits of iron filings in tea

FSSAI releases draft standard prescribing limits of iron filings in tea The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)...
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May 16

McCain Foods fined £800k over arm rip accident case

McCain Foods fined £800k over arm rip accident case McCain Foods (GB) Ltd of Havers Hill, frozen food manufacturer has...
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May 16

Product recalls on rise due to EU’s red tape concerning allergens

 Product recalls on rise due to EU’s red tape concerning allergens With increasing number of product recalls due to EU...
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May 16

FDA warning letters issued for acidified food maker, seafood processor

FDA warning letters issued for acidified food maker, seafood processor The most recent set warning letters from the U.S. Food...
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May 16

FSSAI proposes amendments for Standards of Packaged drinking water

FSSAI proposes amendments for Standards of Packaged drinking water The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has, through...
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Apr 16

Investigation initiated after video of man ‘urinating’ on Kellogg production line released

Investigation initiated after video of man ‘urinating’ on Kellogg production line released A video footage has recently come to light...
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Apr 16

Two-thirds of Indian processed snacks have mislabelled salt content

Two-thirds of Indian processed snacks have mislabelled salt content A research from several Indian Public Health Institute’s surveys has declared...
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Apr 16

More than 68% milk in India NOT in compliance with Food Safety Standards

More than 68% milk in India NOT in compliance with Food Safety Standards Recently, it has been brought to the...
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Apr 16

UK’s Budget proposal introduces Sugar tax on soft drinks

UK’s Budget proposal introduces Sugar tax on soft drinks UK Chancellor George Osborne, in his budget proposal, unveiled a surprise...
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Apr 16

Australia declared the world leader in Salmonella outbreaks

Australia declared the world leader in Salmonella outbreaks The researchers in Australia have declared that the country has more Salmonella...
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Apr 16

Nationwide recall ordered for Chicken of the Sea tuna due to Sterilization issues

Nationwide recall ordered for Chicken of the Sea tuna due to Sterilization issues More than 107,000 cans of Chicken of...
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8

Apr 16

Over 250 food samples rejected for import in India

Over 250 food samples rejected for import in India The announcement of 250 samples of imported food consignments being rejected...
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8

Apr 16

FSSAI launched its ‘Project Clean Strategy Food’; 20,000 vendors to be trained for food safety

FSSAI launched its ‘Project Clean Strategy Food’; 20,000 vendors to be trained for food safety Indian food regulator announced the...
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Apr 16

IARC issues warning against mycotoxin contamination in developing countries

IARC issues warning against mycotoxin contamination in developing countries According to the recent reports reviewed and released by the International...
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Mar 16

Investigation initiated after video of man ‘urinating’ on Kellogg production line released

Investigation initiated after video of man ‘urinating’ on Kellogg production line released A video footage has recently come to light...
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26

Mar 16

Two-thirds of Indian processed snacks have mislabelled salt content

Two-thirds of Indian processed snacks have mislabelled salt content A research from several Indian Public Health Institute’s surveys has declared...
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26

Mar 16

More than 68% milk in India NOT in compliance with Food Safety Standards

More than 68% milk in India NOT in compliance with Food Safety Standards Recently, it has been brought to the...
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26

Mar 16

UK’s Budget proposal introduces Sugar tax on soft drinks

UK’s Budget proposal introduces Sugar tax on soft drinks UK Chancellor George Osborne, in his budget proposal, unveiled a surprise...
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26

Mar 16

Australia declared the world leader in Salmonella outbreaks

Australia declared the world leader in Salmonella outbreaks The researchers in Australia have declared that the country has more Salmonella...
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26

Mar 16

Nationwide recall ordered for Chicken of the Sea tuna due to Sterilization issues

Nationwide recall ordered for Chicken of the Sea tuna due to Sterilization issues More than 107,000 cans of Chicken of...
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26

Mar 16

Over 250 food samples rejected for import in India

Over 250 food samples rejected for import in India The announcement of 250 samples of imported food consignments being rejected...
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26

Mar 16

FSSAI launched its ‘Project Clean Strategy Food’; 20,000 vendors to be trained for food safety

FSSAI launched its ‘Project Clean Strategy Food’; 20,000 vendors to be trained for food safety Indian food regulator announced the...
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Mar 16

IARC issues warning against mycotoxin contamination in developing countries

IARC issues warning against mycotoxin contamination in developing countries According to the recent reports reviewed and released by the International...
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29

Dec 15

Unannounced food safety audits to become ‘norm’ in major supermarkets

Unannounced food safety audits to become ‘norm’ in major supermarkets A food safety certification body has recently stated that the...
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Dec 15

Indian govt declared 42 mega food parks to be set up in Country

Indian govt declared 42 mega food parks to be set up in Country At a recent event, Union Food Processing...
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Dec 15

Multiple recalls over Listeria, Undeclared allergen & Extraneous materials

Multiple recalls over Listeria, Undeclared allergen & Extraneous materials Multiple food product recalls have been notified from different states due...
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Dec 15

New York’s latest Public Health Drive; Restaurants to bring Salt warnings on menus

New York’s latest Public Health Drive; Restaurants to bring Salt warnings on menus New York City, in an effort to...
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Dec 15

Nestle’s Nesquik ad banned over misleading claim

Nestle’s Nesquik ad banned over misleading claim Nestle UK ran an ad on Asda’s own-brand milk labels featuring the character...
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Dec 15

Supplemented Chocolate: A new confectionery category

Supplemented Chocolate: A new confectionery category Energems, like other food and ingredients companies is making attempts to evolve according to...
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19

Dec 15

FSSAI proposes tougher regulations for food importers

FSSAI proposes tougher regulations for food importers In order to address concerns about the entry of sub-standard food products into...
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19

Dec 15

Coca-Cola could close some of its Indian plants due to ‘Sin-tax’

Coca-Cola could close some of its Indian plants due to ‘Sin-tax’ A recommendation to place a significantly higher GST rate...
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19

Dec 15

Asda to recall sauce granule pots due to flavor mix-up

Asda to recall sauce granule pots due to flavor mix-up The UK retailer, Asda, was recently forced to withdraw products...
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19

Dec 15

100% Biobased packaging to be launched in Japan

100% Biobased packaging to be launched in Japan An agreement has been signed between the Avantium and Mitsui & Co.,...
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19

Dec 15

EFSA to investigate EAEC as foodborne pathogen

EFSA to investigate EAEC as foodborne pathogen A panel of the European Food Safety Authority, Panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ)...
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19

Dec 15

Poultry products could be behind Canada Salmonella Outbreak

Poultry products could be behind Canada Salmonella Outbreak A Salmonella outbreak that has infected 91 people between March and November...
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Dec 15

Papa John’s to serve anti-biotic free chicken

Papa John’s to serve anti-biotic free chicken Adding to the list, Papa John’s has become another food service operator to...
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12

Dec 15

FDA released food safety rules for preventing Foodborne Illness

FDA released food safety rules for preventing Foodborne Illness In order to prevent foodborne illness, the U.S. Food and Drug...
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12

Dec 15

Dead worms found in Patanjali Atta noodles; Slammed with FSSAI notice

Dead worms found in Patanjali Atta noodles; Slammed with FSSAI notice Baba Ramdev’s newly launched Patanjali Atta noodles is facing...
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12

Dec 15

“Repeated Food Safety Violations” cause Chipotle Shut Down

“Repeated Food Safety Violations” cause Chipotle Shut Down The “fast casual” restaurant, Chipotle Mexican Grill on South Lake Union has...
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12

Dec 15

Sweetener Stevia to enter Indian market soon

Sweetener Stevia to enter Indian market soon Stevia, a natural sweetener derived from a plant called Stevia Rebaudiana, that is...
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12

Dec 15

Gourmet Organic Herbs recalled over Salmonella contamination

Gourmet Organic Herbs recalled over Salmonella contamination Gourmet Organic Herbs, after discovering its ground coriander contaminated with Salmonella, has immediately...
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12

Dec 15

Government to strengthen FSSAI and State Food Regulators

Government to strengthen FSSAI and State Food Regulators The government has decided to formulate a scheme for strengthening the Food...
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12

Dec 15

FSSAI invites comments & suggestions for BIS Proposed Standards

FSSAI invites comments & suggestions for BIS Proposed Standards The FSSAI has issued a notice for comments and suggestions from...
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5

Dec 15

IDMA Criticizing FSSAI’s Product Approval System

IDMA Criticizing FSSAI’s Product Approval System The members of the Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (IDMA) have publicly criticized the Indian...
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5

Dec 15

UP Labs Now Claim Maggi Pazzta Unsafe; Nestle Reverts With Safety Report

UP Labs Now Claim Maggi Pazzta Unsafe; Nestle Reverts With Safety Report Nestle’s another product, Maggi Pazzta is now facing...
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5

Dec 15

BAFRA Lifted Ban on Maggi

BAFRA Lifted Ban on Maggi With an official announcement recently, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) has lifted the...
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5

Dec 15

Govt. to Ease on Product Approval System

Govt. to Ease on Product Approval System In a recent FICCI conference, it has been announced that the government is...
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5

Dec 15

FDA Issues Warning Letters for Salmonella, Listeria Contamination & HACCP Violation

FDA Issues Warning Letters for Salmonella, Listeria Contamination & HACCP Violation In its latest set of warning letters, the U.S....
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25

Nov 15

State Govt. Appeals to Clarify Food Safety Commissioner’s Power to Issue Ban Orders

State Govt. Appeals to Clarify Food Safety Commissioner’s Power to Issue Ban Orders The State Government has, recently, filed an...
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25

Nov 15

FSSAI Proposes New Standards and Amendments

FSSAI Proposes New Standards and Amendments FSSAI, in a recent notice, has asked for suggestions, views, comments from stakeholders on...
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25

Nov 15

Patanjali “Atta” Noodles in Trouble With FSSAI

Patanjali “Atta” Noodles in Trouble With FSSAI Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has received a notice from the apex food regulatory...
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25

Nov 15

Food Regulator May Put All F&B Approvals on Hold

Food Regulator May Put All F&B Approvals on Hold The Food and Safety Standards Authority of India’s circular dated August...
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25

Nov 15

FDA’s First Approval to GE Salmon, Voluntary Labeling of GE Ingredients

FDA’s First Approval to GE Salmon, Voluntary Labeling of GE Ingredients The United States Food and Drug Administration recently announced...
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25

Nov 15

355,000 Cans of Spaghettios Recalled by Campbell Due to Potential Choking Hazard

355,000 Cans of Spaghettios Recalled by Campbell Due to Potential Choking Hazard A voluntary recall of 14.2 ounce cans of...
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Nov 15

Nestle’s Noodles to Return Soon; Maggi Cleared by Indian Labs

Nestle’s Noodles to Return Soon; Maggi Cleared by Indian Labs The Bombay High Court has revoked the ban order passed...
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Nov 15

FSSAI Proposes New Norms for Milk Adulteration

FSSAI Proposes New Norms for Milk Adulteration The Indian food regulator, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has...
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16

Nov 15

Idaho Juice Company Ordered by FDA to Shut Down Operations

Idaho Juice Company Ordered by FDA to Shut Down Operations Sun Valley Juice Company of Ketchum, ID, has received a...
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16

Nov 15

25 Food Testing Labs Running Without FSSAI Notification

25 Food Testing Labs Running Without FSSAI Notification With the ongoing vigilance about food safety issues in the country, the...
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16

Nov 15

600 tonnes Pepper, Allegedly Containing Mineral Oil, Released

600 tonnes Pepper, Allegedly Containing Mineral Oil, Released  A 600 tonnes black pepper stock, allegedly containing mineral oil, was recently...
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16

Nov 15

Kebab house Owner Imposed With £5,740 for Food Safety Breaches

Kebab house Owner Imposed With £5,740 for Food Safety Breaches Food Safety offences in a kebab house in Ingoldmells has...
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Nov 15

FSA Releases its Research Focused on Acrylamide levels & Risks Involved

FSA Releases its Research Focused on Acrylamide levels & Risks Involved The Food Standards Agency of the United Kingdom publishes...
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16

Nov 15

Ten Percent Food Samples Fail Quality Test in Chandigarh

Ten Percent Food Samples Fail Quality Test in Chandigarh According to the UT’s reports from last five years, around 10%...
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19

Oct 15

Street Food Vendors Not to Cook on Roadside

Street Food Vendors Not to Cook on Roadside Delhi Government’s recent notification has imposed a ban on street food vendors...
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17

Oct 15

NHRC Issues Notice to FSSAI over Increased Pesticide Levels

NHRC Issues Notice to FSSAI over Increased Pesticide Levels The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the...
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17

Oct 15

Live Rodent Found Inside Sealed Bread Packet at AIIMS; Bread Maker Banned for 3 Years

Live Rodent Found Inside Sealed Bread Packet at AIIMS; Bread Maker Banned for 3 Years A live rat was found...
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17

Oct 15

Recalled Californian soft cheese linked to 24 illnesses and a death

Recalled Californian soft cheese linked to 24 illnesses and a death According to recent reports from the Centers for Disease...
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Oct 15

Research Reveals High Level Arsenic in American Wines

Research Reveals High Level Arsenic in American Wines A group of researchers at the University of Washington have presented a...
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17

Oct 15

France and Japan Sign Cooperation Agreement on Food Safety

France and Japan Sign Cooperation Agreement on Food Safety A five year cooperation agreement has been signed between the French...
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17

Oct 15

Nestle Vs. NCDRC After Fresh Tests Ordered by HC

Nestle Vs. NCDRC After Fresh Tests Ordered by HC The Bombay High Court, in its latest verdict, has set aside...
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17

Oct 15

Kroger to Withdraw Caramel Apples Due to Potential Food Safety Risk

Kroger to Withdraw Caramel Apples Due to Potential Food Safety Risk The sale of its unrefrigerated caramel apples has been...
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17

Oct 15

Potential Presence of Allergen Causes Recall of Dole Spinach, Seaweed Chips

Potential Presence of Allergen Causes Recall of Dole Spinach, Seaweed Chips The U. S. Department of Agriculture recently announced the...
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Sep 15

Potential Listeria contamination causes recall of Yogurt Cheese Spreads

Potential Listeria contamination causes recall of Yogurt Cheese Spreads Picnic Gourmet Spreads of Potomac, MD, has announced the recall of...
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29

Sep 15

United States Govt. aims at reducing waste production to 50% by 2030

United States Govt. aims at reducing waste production to 50% by 2030 According to the reports from the Unites States...
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28

Sep 15

India to sharpen its Food Safety Tools and Regulations

India to sharpen its Food Safety Tools and Regulations In order to improve the enforcement of food safety regulations across...
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28

Sep 15

Increased levels of Lead & Mercury brings recall of Imported Dietary Supplements

Increased levels of Lead & Mercury brings recall of Imported Dietary Supplements A voluntary recall of eleven dietary supplements has...
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28

Sep 15

Bombay High Court made ‘A Significant Judgement’ Upholding Constitutionality of FSSA, 2006

 Bombay High Court made ‘A Significant Judgement’ Upholding Constitutionality of FSSA, 2006 The Bombay High Court passed a significant judgement...
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Sep 15

Researchers claim Energy Drinks lead to brain injuries – CBA defends Energy Drinks

Researchers claim Energy Drinks lead to brain injuries – CBA defends Energy Drinks A recent study conducted by the Centre...
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28

Sep 15

Chicken being prepared near breeding insects – Restaurant branded “Immediate Risk to Public Health”

Chicken being prepared near breeding insects – Restaurant branded “Immediate Risk to Public Health” A Syrian restaurant at Edgware Road,...
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3

Sep 15

Product approval norms to be framed by FSSAI

Product approval norms to be framed by FSSAI The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has started working...
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3

Sep 15

Complaints filed against Marico’s Saffola ad by Olive oil producers

Complaints filed against Marico’s Saffola ad by Olive oil producers The country’s olive oil producers have filed a complaint against...
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3

Sep 15

FSA’s new approach to rare burgers

FSA’s new approach to rare burgers Food Standards Agency (FSA), the UK’s regulatory agency, has recently published details of a...
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3

Sep 15

ITC making efforts to save its noodle brand YiPPee

ITC making efforts to save its noodle brand YiPPee ITC, being hugely affected by the ongoing Maggi controversy has come...
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3

Sep 15

“Nonregulated” status for Genetically Engineered Potato

“Nonregulated” status for Genetically Engineered Potato The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s officials from Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)...
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3

Sep 15

FSMA Updates; Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

FSMA Updates; Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) The Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011,...
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3

Sep 15

FSSAI’s notifies draft norms for meat and meat products

FSSAI’s notifies draft norms for meat and meat products Indian food safety regulator, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India...
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17

Aug 15

Nestle’s Maggi cleared by US FDA

Nestle’s Maggi cleared by US FDA According to the recent reports, the United States’ Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), following...
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17

Aug 15

FSMA Updates; Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

FSMA Updates; Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) The Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011,...
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17

Aug 15

Nestle sued for $100m over food safety in India

Nestle sued for $100m over food safety in India The food giant has been sued for over $100m by the...
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17

Aug 15

Bombay High Court orders Retest on Maggi noodles

Bombay High Court orders Retest on Maggi noodles In response to Nestlé’s argument that the Food Safety and Standards Authority...
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17

Aug 15

Mother Dairy milk found containing detergent, frozen fat

Mother Dairy milk found containing detergent, frozen fat The Kolkata-based Central Laboratory doing re-tests of milk samples collected by the...
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1

Aug 15

Six Firms Fined for Selling Imported-Produce with High Pesticide Residues

Six Firms Fined for Selling Imported-Produce with High Pesticide Residues The California Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR) has recently imposed...
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1

Aug 15

New BRC guidelines to be adhered by Suppliers

New BRC guidelines to be adhered by Suppliers With the new BRC standard introduced recently, the food manufacturers have been...
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1

Aug 15

Unilever again dragged to Court over pro.activ cholesterol claims

Unilever again dragged to Court over pro.activ cholesterol claims Food giant Unilever has been challenged in court by Foodwatch over...
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1

Aug 15

One-fifth of Indian food samples declared adulterated and misbranded

One-fifth of Indian food samples declared adulterated and misbranded According to the central government reports of the last year, around...
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1

Aug 15

Ban on Australian imported wine lifted; court dismissed FSSAI’s case

Ban on Australian imported wine lifted; court dismissed FSSAI’s case The Food Safety and Standards Authority’s case against the Australia’s...
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1

Aug 15

FSSAI to set rules for regulating Health Supplements

FSSAI to set rules for regulating Health Supplements Since it has been realized by the authorities that nearly 60-70 percent...
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1

Aug 15

FSDA argues Nestle burnt Maggi; Why didn’t opt for re-test

FSDA argues Nestle burnt Maggi; Why didn’t opt for re-test In response to Bombay High Court’s criticism about whether the...
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27

Jul 15

Global standards for food safety to be revised

Global standards for food safety to be revised As many as 185 countries from all over the world have come...
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27

Jul 15

UK FSA, Canada declared Maggi safe for consumption; Nestle to resume its export

UK FSA, Canada declared Maggi safe for consumption; Nestle to resume its export The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA)...
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27

Jul 15

Caffeine standards to be reviewed by FSSAI

Caffeine standards to be reviewed by FSSAI The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to review...
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27

Jul 15

Vitamin-D Bread gets EFSA nod

Vitamin-D fortified Bread gets EFSA nod The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued its consent for the vitamin D...
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27

Jul 15

FDA Warning Letter Issued for Manufacturer of Low-Acid Canned Foods

FDA Warning Letter Issued for Manufacturer of Low-Acid Canned Foods FSS Inc. (dba, Food Service Specialities) in Red wing, MN,...
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27

Jul 15

Sainsbury’s to Recall its Kebabs over ‘Potential Health Risk’

Sainsbury’s to Recall its Kebabs over ‘Potential Health Risk’ The Food Standards Agency has issued an alert about the Sainsbury’s...
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27

Jul 15

Green tea products recalled by FDA

Green tea products recalled by FDA The Food and Drug Administration has prompted the DIamong Laboratories Inc. to recall certain...
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27

Jul 15

Chocolates to Come Under FSSAI Scanner Soon

Chocolates to Come Under FSSAI Scanner Soon According to recent reports, the next item to be flashed under the Food...
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20

Jun 15

Import of Maggi Noodles Suspended in Australia

Import of Maggi Noodles Suspended in Australia Australia has declared a temporary suspension on import of Maggi noodles from India...
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20

Jun 15

Tata Starbucks Suspended Use of Ingredients Not Approved by FSSAI

Tata Starbucks Suspended Use of Ingredients Not Approved by FSSAI Tata Starbucks declared that it has suspended the use of...
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20

Jun 15

FDA ordered to test other brands’ pasta, macaroni

FDA ordered to test other brands' pasta, macaroni The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India has issued an order...
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20

Jun 15

Indian Snack Products rejected by U.S. FDA

Indian Snack Products rejected by U.S. FDA The U.S. food regulator, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently rejected several...
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20

Jun 15

FDA’s decision to ban Artificial Trans Fat Finalized

FDA's decision to ban Artificial Trans Fat Finalized The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized it decision to remove...
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20

Jun 15

Dead worms and insects found in Complan

Dead worms and insects found in Complan Soon after the Nestle’s Maggi crisis, Complan Foods has also come under the...
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20

Jun 15

HUL’s Knorr noodles to be recalled; ordered by Goa FSDA

HUL's Knorr noodles to be recalled; ordered by Goa FSDA According to the recently issued government statement, the Goa Food...
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20

Jun 15

Bombay High Court declines Nestle’s Petition over ban on Maggi

Bombay High Court declines Nestle’s Petition over ban on Maggi In its response to the nationwide ban of instant 'Maggi'...
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5

Jun 15

Nestle Withdraws Maggi until ‘environment of confusion’ clears up

Nestle Withdraws Maggi until 'environment of confusion' clears up After facing a nation-wide heat over excessive limits of lead and...
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5

Jun 15

Vietnamese Cashew Recalled for potential Salmonella risk

Vietnamese Cashew Recalled for potential Salmonella risk 14,000 lbs. of Vietnamese LP (Grade of cashews meaning "lightly blemished pieces") Cashews...
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5

Jun 15

FDA Warning Letters Issued to Seafood, Sprouts & Juices

FDA Warning Letters Issued to Seafood, Sprouts & Juices The Food and Drug Administrations' (FDA) recent warning letters were issued...
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5

Jun 15

Nestle’s trouble mounts further; Milk Powder with live larvae found

Nestle’s trouble mounts further; Milk Powder with live larvae found Hot on the heels of Nestle's 'Maggi' controversy, a sample...
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5

Jun 15

Presence of insects reported in pre-packaged salads

Presence of insects reported in pre-packaged salads Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has come across reports about presence of insects...
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5

Jun 15

Food Safety Warning in UK; 73% chicken contaminated with Campylobacter

Food Safety Warning in UK; 73% chicken contaminated with Campylobacter According to the year-long testing programme published by the Food...
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5

Jun 15

Delhi food contaminated with faecal traces

Delhi food contaminated with faecal traces Large quantities of E. coli is present in Delhi’s street food, reported a recent...
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5

Jun 15

FSSAI to test Maggi samples in other states

FSSAI to test Maggi samples in other states In the wake of Uttar Pradesh’s Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA)...
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5

Jun 15

Product approval applications rejected by FSSAI

Product approval applications rejected by FSSAI Tata Starbucks, Ferrero, FieldFresh Foods, Kellogg’s, Del Monte and many others have got their...
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22

May 15

Misbranding & Lack of USDA Inspection caused Meat Products Recall

Misbranding & Lack of USDA Inspection caused Meat Products Recall The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service...
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22

May 15

Nestle in trouble over Maggi; high lead and MSG content found

Nestle in trouble over Maggi; high lead and MSG content found Nestle India is facing trouble as the Food Safety...
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22

May 15

Fake Plastic Rice reaching Asian Nations

Fake Plastic Rice reaching Asian Nations A fake rice variety, called 'Plastic rice', which remains hard after cooking, has recently...
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22

May 15

E. coli O157: H7 contamination leading recall of Veal

E. coli O157: H7 contamination leading recall of Veal 2,522 pounds of boneless veal trim and whole veal products is...
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22

May 15

300 firms to recall products over “chemicals in food”

300 firms to recall products over “chemicals in food” Soon after Nestle India's fiasco over high levels of lead and...
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15

May 15

68.4% of India’s Milk samples failed quality test

68.4% of India's Milk samples failed quality test Recently, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India conducted a nationwide...
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15

May 15

FSA recalled Sainbury’s, Waitrose and Morrisons potato-containing products

FSA recalled Sainbury's, Waitrose and Morrisons potato-containing products  Soon after Sainbury's and Tesco had to recall its potato salad products...
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15

May 15

FSSAI prompting Hector and other beverage brands to recall energy drinks

FSSAI prompting Hector and other beverage brands to recall energy drinks Hector Beverages, owner of Tzinga energy drinks, and three...
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15

May 15

Regulatory Mechanism for Special Food Products (Nutraceuticals)

Regulatory Mechanism for Special Food Products (Nutraceuticals)  A 17-member task force, appointed some time back by the Food Safety and...
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15

May 15

Mechanically tenderized beef to be labeled; declared FDA

Mechanically tenderized beef to be labeled; declared FDA FDA has released the finalized labeling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef and...
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15

May 15

FDA declares 2015 “the year of FSMA”

FDA declares 2015 "the year of FSMA" In its recent “FSMA Kickoff Meeting” for food stakeholders, FDA has declared 2015...
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7

May 15

Sliced Apples and related products recalled for Listeria contamination

Sliced Apples and related products recalled for Listeria contamination Sliced apples and products containing sliced apples have been recalled by...
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7

May 15

Loads of health violations reported at Blue Bell plant

Loads of health violations reported at Blue Bell plant The state health inspectors from Dallas recently found a number of...
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7

May 15

Summer Fresh Pasta Salad from Hy-Vee recalled for potential Listeria risk

Summer Fresh Pasta Salad from Hy-Vee recalled for potential Listeria risk Hy-Vee Inc. of West Des Moines, IA, recently recalled...
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7

May 15

More FSMA funding urged by Senators and Food industry groups

More FSMA funding urged by Senators and Food industry groups Subsequent to recent high profile cases of food recalls like...
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7

May 15

FBOs directed by FDA to file returns by May-end

FBOs directed by FDA to file returns by May-end Food manufacturers, repackers and relabellers have been directed by the Food...
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7

May 15

Fisher recalled its chopped walnuts for potential Salmonella risk

Fisher recalled its chopped walnuts for potential Salmonella risk Fisher brand's Chopped Walnuts have been voluntarily recalled by the owner...
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7

May 15

Simple Simon Soups recalled Lobster Chowder due to Undeclared Allergen

Simple Simon Soups recalled Lobster Chowder due to Undeclared Allergen Simple Simon Pies has recalled Simple Simon Soups brand Lobster...
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7

May 15

Results out for USDA’s quarterly tests for Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry

Results out for USDA's quarterly tests for Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry USDA' s Food Safety and Inspection Service has...
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29

Apr 15

Potential E. coli risk caused recall of 1,209 pounds of Beef from Skyline Provisions

Potential E. coli risk caused recall of 1,209 pounds of Beef from Skyline Provisions The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food...
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29

Apr 15

FDA raided fruit vendors using Carbide for fruit ripening

FDA raided fruit vendors using Carbide for fruit ripening The Food and Drugs Administration recently raided fruit vendors who were...
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29

Apr 15

Today’s Harvest brand products recalled due to Listeria risk

Today's Harvest brand products recalled due to Listeria risk Field peas with Snaps, Silver Queen corn and Broccoli Florets of...
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29

Apr 15

Aspartame to be removed from Diet Pepsi

Aspartame to be removed from Diet Pepsi The controversial sweetener, Aspartame is being dropped from Diet Pepsi due to safety...
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29

Apr 15

FDA shut down 4 packaged drinking water plants

FDA shut down 4 packaged drinking water plants Four packaged drinking water plants were closed down by the Food and...
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29

Apr 15

Listeria contamination causes recall of frozen vegetables, smoothie kits

Listeria contamination causes recall of frozen vegetables, smoothie kits Certain varieties of its Fresh Frozenâ„¢ line of frozen vegetables as...
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29

Apr 15

Urgent recall of Galaxy Cookie Crumble after finding Plastic inside

Urgent recall of Galaxy Cookie Crumble after finding Plastic inside The Food Standards agency has issued an urgent recall of...
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22

Apr 15

Listeria Contamination Made Blue Bell Creameries Recall All Its Products

Listeria Contamination Made Blue Bell Creameries Recall All Its Products Blue Bell Creameries of Brenham, TX, recently declared that due...
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22

Apr 15

ISO 22000 on Food Safety Management To Be Revised In Near Future

ISO 22000 on Food Safety Management To Be Revised In Near Future Ever since the first ISO 22000 was introduced,...
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22

Apr 15

Possible Presence Of Plastic Pieces Caused Recall Of Chicken Sausage Products

Possible Presence Of Plastic Pieces Caused Recall Of Chicken Sausage Products The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection...
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22

Apr 15

International Food Safety Summit To Be Held In Baltimore From April 28-30

International Food Safety Summit To Be Held In Baltimore From April 28-30 The 17th Annual Food Safety Summit, with thousands...
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22

Apr 15

USDA Sanctioned Grant For Research On Control Contamination Of Low-Moisture Foods

USDA Sanctioned Grant For Research On Control Contamination Of Low-Moisture Foods A research grant of $4.9-million has been sanctioned by...
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22

Apr 15

La Clarita Queseria Cheese Recalled After Staphylococcus Contamination Detected

La Clarita Queseria Cheese Recalled After Staphylococcus Contamination Detected Queseria La Poblanita Inc. of New York, NY, has voluntarily recalled its product...
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22

Apr 15

USDA Reminds Farmers To Take Action About Crop Insurance Premium Support

USDA Reminds Farmers To Take Action About Crop Insurance Premium Support The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reminded the...
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22

Apr 15

Listeria Contaminated Spinach Served At 10 South Carolina Schools Recalled

Listeria Contaminated Spinach Served At 10 South Carolina Schools Recalled The spinach from Taylor Farms in Salinas, CA, being served...
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22

Apr 15

Big Bazaar Bakery Operating Without Adequate Permissions

Big Bazaar Bakery Operating Without Adequate Permissions NGO Anti Adulteration Consumer Society reported a bakery being run by the retail...
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9

Apr 15

15% of Indian food samples declared unfit for consumption by FDA

15% of Indian food samples declared unfit for consumption by FDA According to the reports of last financial year, food...
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9

Apr 15

FDA asked to declare GMO salmon ‘unsafe to eat’

FDA asked to declare GMO salmon 'unsafe to eat' Two legal petitions have been filed by Food & Water Watch,...
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9

Apr 15

Possible Listeria contamination leads to Costco, Sobey’s chicken salad recall

Possible Listeria contamination leads to Costco, Sobey's chicken salad recall After being prompted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Costco...
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9

Apr 15

Experts claim lack of food safety is killing about 2.2 million people every year

Experts claim lack of food safety is killing about 2.2 million people every year Health experts recently have claimed that...
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9

Apr 15

Deadline for food operators to gain license

Deadline for food operators to gain license The deadline for food business operators to attain requisite license has been extended...
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9

Apr 15

FDA Issued Warning Letters to Vet, Juice Maker and Seafood Facilities

FDA Issued Warning Letters to Vet, Juice Maker and Seafood Facilities The United States Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has...
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9

Apr 15

250Kg rotten meat seized from Tamil Nadu Express train

250Kg rotten meat seized from Tamil Nadu Express train  Food safety officials, on 6th April, 2015 seized about 250Kg of...
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9

Apr 15

New Food Safety Authority for Scotland

New Food Safety Authority for Scotland Scotland has established its own food safety agency, effective since 1st April, 2015. Food...
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31

Mar 15

Hundreds sickened at World Vision event due to food poisoning

Hundreds sickened at World Vision event due to food poisoning A tragic mass outbreak of food poisoning occurred during a...
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31

Mar 15

144 whistleblower complaints between 2011-14 filed by food industry employees

144 whistleblower complaints between 2011-14 filed by food industry employees As per the details provided by the US Department of...
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31

Mar 15

Coca-Cola facing trouble over new product- Coke Life

Coca-Cola facing trouble over new product- Coke Life Coca-Cola launched its recent product coke life, first piloted in Argentina and...
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31

Mar 15

FDAs reviews on green coffee bean extracts

FDA's reviews on green coffee bean extracts The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) reviews the dietary supplements differently than foods...
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31

Mar 15

Operations to be ceased at Los Angeles seafood company

Operations to be ceased at Los Angeles seafood company The US Department of Justice and the US Food and Drugs...
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31

Mar 15

Health campaigners advocating ban of nano-silver in food and packaging

Health campaigners advocating ban of nano-silver in food and packaging After US Environmental Protection Agency's decision to launch a review...
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31

Mar 15

Foodborne illness after Philadelphia Banquet; nearly 100 people affected

Foodborne illness after Philadelphia Banquet; nearly 100 people affected A food safety incident in Philadelphia is now suspected to be...
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25

Mar 15

Macadamia Nuts Recalled in Texas for Possible Salmonella

Macadamia Nuts Recalled in Texas for Possible Salmonella  In a recent case, possible Salmonella contamination in Nature’s Eats Natural Macadamia...
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25

Mar 15

Amul’s camel-milk expected to be launched by year end

 Amul's camel-milk expected to be launched by year end Amul, the Gujrat based dairy cooperative is planning to launch its...
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25

Mar 15

Arctic Apples and Innate Potatoes concluded ‘Safe for consumption’ by FDA

Arctic Apples and Innate Potatoes concluded ‘Safe for consumption’ by FDA The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration, made an announcement...
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25

Mar 15

Delhi High Court directed FSSAI to regulate ‘Junk Food’ guidelines for children

Delhi High Court directed FSSAI to regulate ‘Junk Food’ guidelines for children The Delhi High Court recently disposed of a...
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25

Mar 15

CFIA issued warning against Aurora Health Mix; Salmonella risk suspected

CFIA issued warning against Aurora Health Mix; Salmonella risk suspected Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recently issued a food safety...
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25

Mar 15

Waitrose Dominos and M&S troubled over GM foods

Waitrose, Domino’s and M&S troubled over GM foods International food Giants Waitrose, Domino’s and M&S have been found selling foods...
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25

Mar 15

GSK ‘s Cyclone Milk products recalled over choking concerns

GSK ‘s Cyclone Milk products recalled over choking concerns The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Food Standards Authority...
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18

Mar 15

New Protocols introduced by Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) to strengthen food safety

New Protocols introduced by Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) to strengthen food safety In recent years, use of reusable plastic containers...
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18

Mar 15

Dunkin’ Donuts testing for alternatives to titanium dioxide as a whitening agent

Dunkin’ Donuts testing for alternatives to titanium dioxide as a whitening agent Dunkin’ Donuts has been using titanium dioxide as...
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18

Mar 15

Herd share bill passed in West Virginia for raw milk

Herd share bill passed in West Virginia for raw milk In West Virginia, a bill has been passed which allows...
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18

Mar 15

Global Food safety Initiative (GFSI) certification to International Paper Company

Global Food safety Initiative (GFSI) certification to International Paper Company International Paper Company, world’s largest producer of plastic lids and...
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18

Mar 15

Patties recalled due to E.coli risk in Canada

Patties recalled due to E.coli risk in Canada Juici Patties brand Jamaican Style unbaked Chicken Patties sold in Canada have...
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18

Mar 15

Formation of Food Quality Alliance for Total Quality Management

Formation of Food Quality Alliance for Total Quality Management The Global ID Group, Fairfield, Iowa has introduced the Food Quality...
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18

Mar 15

McDonald is going to introduce Antibiotic-free chicken in US market

McDonald is going to introduce Antibiotic-free chicken in US market McDonald took a major step to rebuild its image in...
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18

Mar 15

Restaurants receive closure orders due to food safety issues

Restaurants receive closure orders due to food safety issues Five food businesses, including two restaurants in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, a Chinese restaurant...
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27

Feb 15

Recall of food products due to possible Listeria Contamination

Recall of food products due to possible Listeria Contamination Approximately 21427 pounds of beefsteak patties were recalled as possible contamination...
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27

Feb 15

USFDA issued warning letters to producers for improper handling of foods

USFDA issued warning letters to producers for improper handling of foods Three beef producers, one pork producer, one seafood processor...
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27

Feb 15

Foodborne illness due to contaminated Tuna : Four people fall ill

Foodborne illness due to contaminated Tuna : Four people fall ill  Four people fell sick due to poisoning after eating...
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27

Feb 15

New Model For Foodborne Illness Source by IFSAC

New Model For Foodborne Illness Source by IFSAC Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) gave details of their new method for understanding...
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27

Feb 15

Cumin products recalled for possible peanut contamination

Cumin products recalled for possible peanut contamination  Many products containing cumin are being recalled from stores due to possibility of...
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20

Feb 15

Chocolate Candies Found Containing Unsafe Metal Level

Chocolate Candies Found Containing Unsafe Metal Level As You Sow, the nonprofit foundation in California conducted a test on 42...
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20

Feb 15

Hepatitis A Outbreak through frozen Berries in Australia

Hepatitis A Outbreak through frozen Berries in Australia Number of Australians suffering from hepatitis A has increased to 14 till...
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20

Feb 15

INTERPOL – EUROPOL Joint Operation against fake foods and drinks

INTERPOL – EUROPOL Joint Operation against fake foods and drinks International Criminal Police organization (INTERPOL) and Europe Police Office (which...
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20

Feb 15

Removal of Artificial Flavors, Colours from Chocolates: Nestle

 Removal of Artificial Flavors, Colours from Chocolates: Nestle This week Nestle USA announced that by the end of 2015, they...
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20

Feb 15

SIDO Holds Training on Food Safety in Tanzania

SIDO Holds Training on Food Safety in Tanzania Small Industries development Organization (SIDO) in collaboration with International Trade Centre (ITC)...
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20

Feb 15

Launch of Food Safety Training Center in Lebanon

Launch of Food Safety Training Center in Lebanon To improve Lebanons food safety and quality standards, Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan...
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12

Feb 15

Proposal of Safe Food Act 2015 US

Proposal of Safe Food Act 2015 US A new food safety act for consumers has been proposed in US as...
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12

Feb 15

Recall for Go-Hang Soyabean Sprouts Due to Listeria Contamination in Texas

Recall for Go-Hang Soyabean Sprouts Due to Listeria Contamination in Texas 8 boxes, each containing 20 bags, of Go-Hang Soybean...
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12

Feb 15

Food safety scandal leads to decrease in sale of Mc Donald’s product in Asia

Food safety scandal leads to decrease in sale of Mc Donald’s product in Asia Questioning on Food-quality are hurting McDonald’s...
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12

Feb 15

High Altitude cooking boosts up food characteristics : NESTLE

High  Altitude cooking boosts up food characteristics : NESTLE A group of scientists led by Dr. Candice Samaritto from the...
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12

Feb 15

Food Safety Consortium: A Collaborative Initiative by Mars & IBM

Food Safety Consortium: A Collaborative Initiative by Mars & IBM Mars Inc. and IBM Research on Jan. 29, in an...
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12

Feb 15

58 Canned Bottles of soft drinks seized as a part of Food Safety Campaign by FSDA Tamil Nadu

58 Canned Bottles of soft drinks seized as a part of Food Safety Campaign by FSDA Tamil Nadu  Food Safety...
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12

Feb 15

European Union removes ban on Alphanso Mango Imports form India

European Union removes ban on Alphanso Mango Imports form India The European Union EU committee decided to lift the ban...
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12

Feb 15

Thermometers can keep your food safe

Thermometers can keep your food safe Researchers concluded that using thermometer during processing is an important tool for food safety....
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30

Dec 14

FSAI Is Getting Ready To Fight against Campylobacter

FSAI Is Getting Ready To Fight against Campylobacter Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) says that food industry in Ireland...
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30

Dec 14

Licenses made mandatory for Meat Shops and Slaughterhouses

Licenses made mandatory for Meat Shops and Slaughterhouses A New Directive has been issued by the FSSAI to food commissioners...
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30

Dec 14

Final rule issued by the USDA amending the regulations for importation of poultry from regions with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.

Final rule issued by the USDA amending the regulations for importation of poultry from regions with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza....
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30

Dec 14

Amendments made by FSSAI to Iron fortified iodized salt

Amendments made by FSSAI to Iron fortified iodized salt The FSSAI has made amendments in the Food Safety and Standards...
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30

Dec 14

Cockroach found in Japanese food again

Cockroach found in Japanese food again Just few days when a mass recall was done in Japan for a cockroach...
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15

Dec 14

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare about to spend Rs 1,750 crore for FSSAI and State Regulatory System

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare about to spend Rs 1,750 crore for FSSAI and State Regulatory System The Ministry...
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15

Dec 14

Probiotic Dietary Supplement for Infants and Children recalled due to contamination with Rhizopus Oryzae

Probiotic Dietary Supplement for Infants and Children recalled due to contamination with Rhizopus Oryzae The Solgar Inc, New Jersey, USA...
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15

Dec 14

Liquid egg white recall initiated due to salmonella contamination

Liquid egg white recall initiated due to salmonella contamination  A product recall Information notice has been issued by the UK...
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15

Dec 14

Bureau of Indian Standards in process to bring standards for edible oil to make it an ISI marked product

Bureau of Indian Standards in process to bring standards for edible oil to make it an ISI marked product The...
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15

Dec 14

Amendments made by the FSSAI in the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011

Amendments made by the FSSAI in the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 The...
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15

Dec 14

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Seafood Processors around the Globe

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Seafood Processors around the Globe Seafood processors in Ecuador, Portugal, Malaysia, Vietnam and Spain have...
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13

Dec 14

 Delhi food Chains serving unsafe food found by the food safety department

Delhi food Chains serving unsafe food found by the food safety department The government of Delhi food safety department has...
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Dec 14

Warning Issued by FDA to Indian Agri Exporters

Warning Issued by FDA to Indian Agri Exporters The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning notice to...
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Nov 14

House of Spices (India) Inc. orders recall due to Undeclared Sulfites

House of Spices (India) Inc. orders recall due to Undeclared Sulfites House of Spices (India) Inc, New York has ordered...
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Nov 14

Warning Letter issued to KIZ Foods Ltd by the FDA

Warning Letter issued to KIZ Foods Ltd by the FDA A warning letter was issued by the FDA to KIZ...
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Nov 14

In the pursuit to make food allergy a history

In the pursuit to make food allergy a history In the pursuit to make allergen free food, researchers in Spain...
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Nov 14

Publix Super Markets Voluntary Recall

Publix  Super Markets Voluntary Recall The Publix Super Markets announced a voluntary recall of one of its product when it...
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Nov 14

Heavy metals in organic turmeric brands found

Heavy metals in organic turmeric brands found Six well known brands of organic turmeric powder have been found to be...
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Oct 14

FSSC 22000 certification received by Vertellus for niacinamide usp production

FSSC 22000 certification received by Vertellus for niacinamide USP production Vertellus based in Indianapolis, Indiana is a specialty chemicals company...
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Oct 14

Agreement between CFS and FDA food additive approval process, known as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS), into compliance with federal law

Agreement between CFS and FDA food additive approval process, known as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS), into compliance with federal...
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Oct 14

Undeclared peanuts in sesame seed paste ordered recall

Undeclared peanuts in sesame seed paste ordered recall In a threat to severe allergies caused by the peanuts, a Chinese...
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Oct 14

Government set to bring a new food processing policy soon

Government set to bring a new food processing policy soon The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India is...
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Oct 14

Edible oil company ordered to recall its cooking oil products by FDA

Edible oil company ordered to recall its cooking oil products by FDA The edible oil company Cheng I Food Co....
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Oct 14

Import alert issued for juice and juice concentrates manufacturers by the FDA

Import alert issued for juice and juice concentrates manufacturers by the FDA The FDA has revised an import alert previously...
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Oct 14

Salmonella revealed in plant inspections by FDA

Salmonella revealed in plant inspections by FDA Environmental samples were taken by FDA in the month of July by the...
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Oct 14

Online Food Product Approval Launched System by the FSSAI

Online Food Product Approval Launched System by the FSSAI Online Food Product Approval Launched System by the FSSAI Online Food Product...
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Oct 14

Undeclared eggs in Lotte Waffles leads to recall

Undeclared eggs in Lotte Waffles leads to recall Lotte Confectionery Co. Ltd, Seoul, Korea is recalling its 40g and 160...
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