This week's Recall Roundup features a Hepatitis A alert in the UK, as well as the risk of plastic contamination in Germany.
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In a new series, New Food takes a look at some of the more well-known myths around food and subject them to scientific rigour. In this instalment, Lindell Bromham examines the link between spicy food and foodborne illnesses.
This week's Recall Roundup features a Salmonella alert from a big UK retailer, as well as several foreign object related recalls and undeclared allergen alerts.
This week's Recall Roundup features a Salmonella alert in the US, as well as the risk of glass and plastic pieces in the UK and Germany.
This week's Recall Roundup features a Salmonella alert in Germany, as well as the risk of possible metal and plastic contamination in the US and Canada.
A research team is investigating whether using bacteriophages is an effective way of preventing foodborne illness in certain cheese varieties.
As World Water Day is marked across the globe, the FDA has revealed it is investigating a possible outbreak of non-viral hepatitis which could be linked to alkaline water in the US.
The measures were brought in late last year after bird flu was detected in several areas of Great Britain, though the risk to human health remains low.
The new appointment will help cement the relationship between public health authorities and academia, one which is crucial in maintaining high food safety standards in Canada.
This week's Recall Roundup features an E.Coli alert in Germany, as well as the risk of possible cyanide poisoning in Canada.
Handheld devices could enable food manufacturers to perform routine surveillance quickly and has advantages over traditional lab-based methods – though there are hurdles to overcome.
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.
Researchers from the University of Missouri believe that actions that worsen foodborne disease outbreaks are not always conscious, citing a 2011 US Listeria outbreak as an example.