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30 December 2014
EU Action to Control Acrylamide Possible
EU - The European Commission and European food safety officials could take EU-wide measures to control the amount of acrylamide...
29 December 2014
Small Businesses in Scotland Cut Salt Fat Calories in Foods
SCOTLAND - Butchers, bakers and other small and medium-sized food producers across Scotland have been lowering the salt,...
Canada Gaining a Better Understanding of Livestock Disease
CANADA - Canadian member of parliament for Saskatoon Humboldt says new research aimed at gaining a better understanding of...
24 December 2014
Antibiotic Resistance - Gut Reaction for Some Bacteria
UK - Scientists from the Institute of Food Research and the University of East Anglia have discovered how certain gut bacteria...
23 December 2014
Can Scrapie be Transmitted to Humans?
ANALYSIS - New concerns have been raised over potential links between the sheep brain disease scrapie and human forms of...
Keeping Chicken Safe for Christmas Lunch
AUSTRALIA - Throughout the year 80 per cent of calls received by The Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF), the body...
22 December 2014
On-farm Testing for Campylobacter to be Funded
UK - The Food Standards Agency in the UK is making available funds so that broiler farmers can now test for Campylobacter...
UK Avian Flu Restrictions Lifted
UK - All restrictions following the outbreak of Avian Flu in Yorkshire last month were lifted on Sunday....
19 December 2014
Guangdong Restricts Poultry Markets over Bird Flu Fears
CHINA - The authorities in Guangdong province in China are to clamp down on live poultry markets in urban areas because of...
17 December 2014
Belarus Suspends Export of Non-Heat-Treated Pork to Russia
BELARUS - Belarus is to temporarily suspend exports of non-heat-treated pork products to Russia....
16 December 2014
High Incidence Found of Quinolone Resistant E. coli in Chicken
NORWAY - Preliminary results of a monitoring programme by the Norwegian Veterinary Institute this year shows that the prevalence...
Educating Consumers in Food Safety Practices
US - An integrated approach to food safety education is needed to encourage consumers to adopt safe food handling procedures....
15 December 2014
New Export Markets Found for Finnish Pork
FINLAND - New export markets to replace Russia have been found for Finnish pork....
12 December 2014
Antibiotic Malpractice on Dairy Cattle Raises Concerns
ANALYSIS - The role of antimicrobials in extending the life of ageing dairy cows has been brought under the spotlight by...
Weisenhof Returns to GMO-free Feed
GERMANY - The largest German poultry producer, Wiesenhof, has announced that it will turn back to using GM-free animal feed...
Call for Scientific Review Before Change to Beef Standards
US - American Meat Institute, the North American Meat Association (NAMA) and the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) have called...
11 December 2014
No Antibiotics in US School Chicken Meals Demanded
US - A new coalition of the largest school districts in the United States that includes New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago,...
EU Vets Block US Mexican Horse Meat Exports
MEXICO - A block has been placed on exports of horse meat to the European Union from Mexico because of veterinary and animal...
Danish Food Companies Face Heavier Fines over Slow Recalls
DENMARK - Food businesses in Denmark that do not recall dangerous food products from the market quickly are facing increased...
FSIS Updates Safe and Suitable Ingredients List
US - The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has updated its Directive on Safe and Suitable Ingredients Used in...
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