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Food bank recalls candy for chemical risk; two people sick

Federal officials and local police are warning the public about “Bibi Frutix” candy in small plastic containers shaped like baby bottles because it is expected of containing a chemical substance that has sickened at least two people. Food banks distributed at least some of the implicated candy. The Wamego (Kansas) Police Department posted its warning… Continue Reading

EFSA Opens New Data Warehouse to Public Use

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has put data on chemical contaminants and food consumption, which it uses in its risk assessments, into a new online warehouse. This week, it opened the system to the public, making its resources available to all from the new EFSA data warehouse. “This is the latest important step towards… Continue Reading