Listeria

Ten of the 12-strong jury voted for a not guilty verdict. Image: GettyImages/Chris Ryan

Trial of former Blue Bell Creameries CEO Paul Kruse ends

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision whether to convict or acquit the former president of Blue Bell Creameries for allegedly concealing from the public why contaminated ice cream was being pulled from shelves.

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Big Olaf ice cream linked to deadly US Listeria outbreak

By Katy Askew

Florida-based Big Olaf Creamery has been linked to an outbreak of Listeria that the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says has been linked to one fatality. However, CDC revealed in its food safety alert, no recall has been initiated.

Quality and safety issues are a major cause of concern across all sectors of the cheese industry.

Hygiene in the cheese industry: an overview

By Peter Littleton, Christeyns Food Hygiene technical director

In 2020, approximately 474,000 metric tons of cheese were produced in the UK, an all-time high (1).

Guarding against listeriosis is of significant importance for the food industry. Pic: Getty Images/Pitja

IDF publishes Listeria guidance bulletin

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has published new guidance outlining additional actions that can be taken in the production process to minimise risk of Listeria contamination in dairy products.