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Outbreaks & product recalls


E. coli outbreak in USA linked to ground beef

27 July 2016 | By Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

Thirteen people are sick in an E. coli outbreak in New Hampshire linked to ground beef. State health officials are still working to determine the source...

Salmonella risk reduced

26 July 2016 | By Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

A new report on Salmonella in eggs show that contamination risk has reduced since last report.

Viruses – An increasing hazard in meats?

25 January 2016 | By Dr Roy Betts, Head of Microbiology, Campden BRI

Dr Roy Betts, Head of Microbiology at Campden BRI, discusses viruses in meat and considers the challenges facing implementation of control measures to limit contamination...

Food fraud: lessons from the horsemeat scandal

12 January 2016 | By Victoria White

This month marks three years since news of the UK’s horsemeat scandal first broke. Dr Mike Bromley reflects on the lessons learned by the industry and what the future holds in the battle against food fraud...