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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:42
As climate change is increasingly reported as having an impact on all areas of food production, EFSA has launched a new project, the CLEFSA project (Climate change and Emerging risks for Food Safety...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 23:15
We – the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland and representatives of the meat industry across the UK – met to discuss concerns arising from the recent examples of non-compliance with food...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 09:50
The European FooD-Studies and Training Alliance (European FooD-STA) has developed a series of e-learning courses. Participation is free of charge. The topics include: Open innovation Food safety in...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 22:54
Birmingham Halal Abattoir Ltd has been convicted and ordered to pay more than £18, 000 for failing to undergo the required meat inspections.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 09:40
The European Commission has published a new Regulation that tightens the restrictions on the use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials. It lowers the regulatory limit (specific migration...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:12
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has confirmed that it received over 3,400 consumer complaints in 2017. Over a third of them related to unfit food. Overall, the 2017 complaints saw an...
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 22:43
Fairfax Meadow has today begun the voluntary withdrawal of some of its meat products from its customers in the catering trade. This follows unannounced inspections by the Food Standards Agency and...
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 09:03
New research published by the Food Standards Scotland (FSS) shows that chicken remains the biggest source of campylobacter in Scotland. FSS commissioned the University of Aberdeen to compare clinical...
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 22:18
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) have today published details of a recall of meat products by Muscle Food.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 08:48
EFSA’s Advisory Forum, which consists of national food safety authorities from all 28 EU Member States, Iceland and Norway,  has called for more public investment in food safety research and given a...