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Outbreaks & product recalls


Horsemeat in the EU food chain

11 February 2013 | By European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

EFSA is aware of the contamination of beef products with horsemeat in the EU food chain...

FSA statement on horse meat investigation

8 February 2013 | By Food Standards Agency (FSA)

‘This is a very serious issue. The evidence we have about the two cases, points to either gross negligence or deliberate contamination...'

Meat testing protocol published by FSA

6 February 2013 | By Food Standards Agency (FSA)

The Food Standards Agency has published the protocol for the UK-wide survey of food authenticity in processed meat products...

Outbreak of Salmonella Newport

2 February 2012 | By FSA

The FSA has been notified by the HPA of an outbreak of a strain of Salmonella Newport infection that is known to have affected more than 30 people in the UK...

Update on E.coli O104 outbreaks

11 October 2011 | By Food Standards Agency

The European Commission has amended the list of certain seeds, sprouted seeds, and beans prohibited from import to the European Union from Egypt...

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