A new study in the US has identified specific health benefits from consumption of a particular algae, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (C. reinhardtii), suggesting it would be particularly beneficial for those suffering from gastrointestinal disorders, such as IBS and colitis.
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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.
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.
Golden Dragon Fortune Cookies Inc has recalled 5lb boxes and 100 count plastic bags of its Chinese Almond Cookies, because the products may contain undeclared milk.
Peekay International Inc dry apricot products have been recalled due to undeclared levels of sulfites, discovered by testing from New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food inspectors.
The recall now includes Premo Ham & Cheese Wedge Sandwiches and Fresh Ham & Cheese Sandwiches.
King Arthur Flour has recalled its Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb. & 25 lb.) because of the potential presence of E. coli 026.
Cellect Products Inc. and Oglethorpe Ltd. are voluntarily recalling vitamin and mineral supplement products due to unsafe levels of arsenic and lead.
MSU and UNMC research team suggest French government-funded study that claims common food additive to be unsafe lacked appropriate research.
Following the 2018 E. coli outbreak, the multi-year FDA initiative will study how pathogens survive, mobilise and possibly contaminate produce prior to harvest.