Meat processors will be required to put in place new federal
procedures and labelling rules relating to potential allergens the
next time they review their food safety systems, as required
annually under the law.
As Nestlé recalls two million litres of baby milk in four European
countries due to a packaging problem, the company is attempting to
calm consumer fears that their children were in danger ofingesting
a printing chemical from drinking...
After all the increased safety procedures put in place over the
past decade, one might have been lulled into thinking that
poisonings and deaths from food contamination would be rarer than
before. While it is true that the new regulatory...
Understanding the most extreme conditions for food products will
bring gains for product formulation, particularly functional foods,
on Earth, says Arla Food Ingredients, the firm that has developed a
new yoghurt for consumption by...
Markos Kyprianou, the new Commissioner for Health and Consumer
Protection in Brussels, will continue in his predecessor David
Byrne's foodsteps, pushing to maintain high levels of food safety
in the EU.
A project focusing on three major industry sectors, including
dairy, gathered government representatives and industry
participants together this week to define actions on food safety in
a wider Europe.
The creation of a new European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is a
major component of the legal and organisational reforms to tackle
food safety in Europe. When the Council of Ministers recently
announced the composition of the new...
Food safety regulators participating in a global food forum said
authorities should be completely open in assessing the risks during
food scares to avoid misunderstanding and public panic, reported