The FDA has also adapted the “allowable ingredients” in yoghurt to include agave sweeteners and has made allowances for fortified products.
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A possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination has led to a spate of recalls involving smoked fish products in the US, while undeclared allergens have resulted in recalls in Canada and the UK.
There have been several recalls relating to Listeria monocytogenes in the US, while Aldi has announced a Salmonella-related recall in the UK.
Lord Clark ruled that Lidl “intended to benefit” from a rebrand of its Hampstead Gin, which led to William Grant and Sons (which produces Hendrick’s Gin) taking legal action against the discounter.
The new legislation would enable the US FDA to control CBD products like any other food and lift the sector out of a “regulatory grey zone”.
A Listeria monocytogenes alert has been raised in Canada, while two UK supermarkets have announced recalls of their products.
Sohrab Kazemahvazi raises concerns over the superfluous use of plastics in some takeaway services and highlights the consumer-led demand for less plastic packaging.
Two ice lolly products have been recalled in the UK, while Hershey's has raised the alarm over undeclared nuts on one of its products.
As part of Allergy UK’s Allergen Awareness Week, New Food’s Joshua Minchin outlines five important challenges the food industry faces with regard to food hypersensitivity.
In a keynote speech as part of Food Integrity, Chief Executive of the Food Standards Agency Emily Miles explains why transparency is such a crucial part of food regulation, and issues some stark reminders of what can happen when transparency is eroded.
Approved Food argues that headlines over Tesco's food safety breach could contribute to consumer confusion over best before and use by and result in perfectly good food going to waste.
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.