Two people have reportedly fallen ill after being infected with Vibrio parahaemolyticus in New Zealand, with authorities in the country urging consumers to cook mussels thoroughly.
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It’s thought a soft cheese could be to blame for the outbreak, which has seen Listeria cases reported in seven states across the US.
New Food's Josh Minchin looks at some of the challenges the food industry has had to overcome to deliver Thanksgiving this year and new trends which may be here to stay...
As the pandemic has progressed, so too has our understanding of the COVID-19 virus; influencing the guidance on transmission prevention measures such as face masks, social distancing, hand washing and disinfection. Here is the current understanding.
CDC announces end of red onion Salmonella outbreak, but FDA is continuing its investigation and has issued warnings and advice for both consumers and industry.
Wood ear mushrooms imported by Wismettac Asian Foods have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination. Here, New Food provides a summary of the investigation.
A University of Georgia study has presented a new method to make crops - specifically tomatoes - safer to eat by applying sanitisers to produce preharvest.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a four-year-old girl in federal court for the District of Minnesota after a severe infection led to "hospitalisation and significant injuries".
The checklist aims to serve as a quick reference to help the food industry assess and react to situations brought on by COVID-19.
As of 14 August 2020, a total of 690 Cyclospora cayetanensis illness cases have been reported across 13 states.
The outbreak now spans across 34 US states and there have been 396 illnesses and 59 hospitalisations recorded as of 3 August 2020.
The outbreak, thought to have originated from a Fresh Express production facility in Illinois, now spans eight US states and three Canadian provinces.
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.
US PIRG Education Fund, the authors of the report, have called for food safety agencies to take greater control in order to ensure the safety of consumers in the US.