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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 09:27
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has confirmed it continues to liaise with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) regarding the ongoing investigation into foods which may contain egg from farms in the...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 21:34
We continue our urgent work to trace egg products which might contain Fipronil. In most cases the identified products were past their expiry date but those remaining are being withdrawn immediately...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:21
Public Health Wales, Hywel Dda University Health Board, the Food Standards Agency and Cerdigion County council are investigating four cases of Campylobacter linked with milk from a farm near New Quay...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 21:26
A company has applied to the FSA for chia seeds to be approved for use in the European Union (EU) under the simplified approval procedure. Views are wanted on the draft opinion of company’s...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 09:09
According to the article in Eurosurveillance, European Countries have been urged to assess and potentially increase Cyclospora testing and reporting capacity following an increase in cases for the...
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 08:56
As there appears to be an increasing lack of public confidence in the food supply, earlier this year the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) has released ‘How to talk about food risk’ handbook...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 21:03
Investigations into the Fipronil incident in Europe continue. We have now established that more eggs from affected farms than previously identified came to the UK. It is very unlikely that these...
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 20:49
Following concerns raised in the Netherlands about a substance called Fipronil which has been used inappropriately in cleaning products on chicken farms, we have identified that a very small number...
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 15:24
IFST has recently responded to the European’s Commission Consultation permitting the use of Listex™ P100 for the reduction of Listeria monocytogenes on ready-to-eat products of animal origin.  ...
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 08:58
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is inviting scientists with expertise in food or feed safety, animal health or environmental risk assessment to join its ten Scientific Panels and its...