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31 October 2014
Swedish Study Reignites Milk Nutrition Debate
GLOBAL – Dairy industry experts have again defended milk’s nutritional value after a Swedish study linked milk consumption...
New EU Rules on Trichinella Testing
UK - A new testing regime comes in at the end of this month as part of EU control on trichinella....
30 October 2014
Compliance Guide Released for RTC Poultry Chilling Requirements
US – The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a new compliance guide for poultry meat processors outlining...
29 October 2014
New Chair for Campylobacter Study Group
UK - Richard Macdonald CBE has been named as the new Chair of the joint industry and government body focused on the reduction...
24 October 2014
New Survey of US Slaughter Plants
US - The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is to carry out a survey of the meat slaughter and processing industry...
23 October 2014
APHIS Adjusts BSE Sampling Protocols
US - The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services has stopped collecting samples from...
Russia Extends EU Food Import Ban on Safety Grounds
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary and food safety authority Rosselkhoznadzor has announced the introduction of temporary restrictions...
22 October 2014
Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the...
Beef Recalled over Anthrax Scare
EU - The Dutch food safety authority NVWA has recalled a batch of beef from the market over fears that it is contaminated...
Belarus Calms Fears over African Swine Fever
BELARUS - Authorities in Belarus have declared the situation over African swine fever in the country is safe after Russia...
Thai Pork Plants Approved to Export to Russia
RUSSIA - Following inspections, one slaughterhouse and one meat packing firm in Thailand have been approved to export pork...
20 October 2014
Food Safety Programme to Help British Columbia Companies Expand Markets
CANADA - A C$1.7 million food safety programme funded by the governments of Canada and British Columbia will help British...
15 October 2014
Food Safety Addressed at Poultry Seminar
US - “Food safety is key, and it is critical,” said Dr Sarah Birkhold, manager of technical services, Nestle Purina PetCare,...
Concerns over Pig-Human Tapeworm Raised in Ugandan Study
UGANDA - There is a growing prevalence of the tapeworm, Taenia, in pigs in the Lake Kyoga area of central Uganda, according...
Technology Focus of Maple Leaf Food Safety Symposium
CANADA - Technology and people and how best to advance food safety was the focus of Maple Leaf's sixth annual Food Safety...
10 October 2014
Danish Antibiotic Use in Animals Increasing
DENMARK - The use of antibiotics in animals in Denmark continued to increase in 2013 – mainly due to an increased usage...
09 October 2014
Heavy Metals May Contribute to Antibiotic Resistance
SWEDEN - A new study at Uppsala University shows that very low concentrations of heavy metals and antibiotics contribute...
08 October 2014
New Report on Antibiotic Use in US Livestock
US - The total quantity of medically important antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals increased...
07 October 2014
Petition to Make Salmonella Strains Adulterants Refiled
US - The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has refiled a petition asking the USDA to declare four antibiotic-resistant...
06 October 2014
Russia Sees Increase in Pig Meat Smuggling from EU
RUSSIA - Since Russia imposed its ban on imports of pork from the EU because of the discovery of the disease in Lithuania,...
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