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.
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Acacia gum, also known as gum arabic, is a natural gum consisting of the hardened sap of two acacia tree species: Acacia senegal and Vachellia seyal.
Used for fast food frying, added to packaged foods, and fed to livestock, soybean oil is the most widely produced and consumed edible oil in the US, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
In a randomised, controlled trial, Penn State researchers found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet was associated with increases in certain bacteria that help promote health, as well as improvements in some risk factors for heart disease.
Research commissioned by Vegetarian brand Linda McCartney's has revealed current consumer thoughts of going 'meat-free' and the key drivers behind the switch.
The FDA has lifted the consumer advisory to avoid romaine lettuce from Salinas as the growing season for this region is over, and there is no longer said to be a need for consumers to avoid it.
A study has found that bisphenol A (BPA), still found in some food and beverage packaging, can activate an immune response in mice which passes down through generations.
Authors from ISGlobal analysed recent data on trihalomethanes levels in European municipal tap water and estimated the burden of disease for bladder cancer attributable to exposure to these compounds.
The team developing the probiotic drink is seeking funding for a clinical trial which has potential to work against many resistant bacteria commonly found in the human gut including E. coli, Salmonella and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Sharp-PS becomes key cognitive ingredient for the food products industry in Australia and New Zealand.
The consent decree prohibits the defendants from receiving, preparing, processing, packing, holding, labelling and/or distributing foods at or from their facility, or any other facility, until certain requirements are met.
The pests are said to pose a risk to public health such as by spreading Salmonella and Listeria, as well as causing property damage and potentially injuring a firm's reputation.
While studies have focused on increasing the abundance of therapeutic phages, this research is said to explore the reductive effect of commonly consumed foods, chemical additives and plant extracts on the growth and phage production capacity of common gut bacteria.
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Food & Water Watch (FWW) have filed a lawsuit against the USDA in a bid to protect consumers from potentially unsafe pork products.
The University of Kent researchers carried out the study analysing food supply data for 171 countries from the 1960's to 2010's.