Campaign group Foodwatch has sent a letter to the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety expressing concerns about food safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The interactive website aims to easily allow the public to participate in routine discussions and process amendments that will ensure continuous improvement of the leafy green food safety preventive practices.
Food & Water Watch and the Center for Food Safety have suggested that analysis of newly released data reveals the New Swine Inspection System eliminates critical animal and carcass inspection, which could potentially lead to disease outbreaks.
The investigation, using whole-genome sequencing, traced an outbreak of Salmonella to food ordered online in Shenzhen, China.
This application introduces an example of monitoring a fermentation process using a dual injection system to evaluate two types of analysis simultaneously with only one system.
The Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods proposed rule comment period was previously extended until 6 April 2020, but due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, will now close 6 July 2020.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking measures to temporarily conduct remote importer inspections under FSVP due to COVID-19.
In February 2020, following the outbreak of the zoonotic coronavirus (COVID-19), China introduced a law that banned the consumption of wild animals, and Shenzhen has now expanded this to include pets such as cats and dogs.
The FAO/WHO assessment revealed that there have been a series of pandemic outbreaks of V. parahaemolyticus foodborne illnesses due to the consumption of seafood and outbreaks have occurred in regions of the world where it was previously unreported.
Food and beverage products are recalled due to reasons ranging from contamination to incorrect labelling, and here is New Food’s roundup of the most recent cases.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its annual report on pesticide residues found in EU food, including 'browseable charts and graphs' to make the data more accessible to non-specialists.
A special issue of the open-access peer-reviewed Russian Journal of Economics has claimed that although Russia has significantly developed its agri-food sector, the country has been presented with a number of new challenges.