Kellogg’s, Mondelēz, Pepperidge Farm and Flowers Foods have recently recalled bakery and snack products after a whey powder ingredient supplied by Associated Milk Producers has been suspected to be contaminated with the Salmonella bacteria.
Most batches of potentially contaminated infant formula have not passed their expiry date and may still be available, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Campylobacter, salmonella and Listeria are among a handful of foodborne bugs that cost the US billions of dollars a year and blight the quality of life for million of victims, according to new research.
A rapid egg cooling system that uses carbon dioxide to create a thin layer of ice on the inside of the shell would cut salmonella illnesses and significantly extend product shelf life, said the US scientist spearheading the development.
Today's meeting of the UK Food Standards Agency's Board will
include a progress report on food safety, highlighting achievements
but also flagging areas of concern like rising rates of foodbourne
The European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) emphasised the
importance of the farm to fork approach in combating the continuing
high prevalence of infectious diseases transmissible from animals