Header graphic for print

Food Safety News

Breaking news for everyone's consumption

Israel

Salmonella contamination forces massive egg recall in Israel

Israel has ordered the recall of about 11 million shell eggs out of fear they may be contaminated with  Salmonella. Moshav Goren in Western Galilee produced the eggs. The Israeli egg recall is apparently not related to the withdrawal of millions of European eggs earlier in the summer because of contamination from the use of… Continue Reading

Tehina and hummus recalled in Israel for Salmonella contamination

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and the country’s Ministry of Health say that tehina and hummus products sold to the army by Shamir Salads were contaminated with Salmonella. After finding “health anomalies” in samples from the salads, IDF returned the products to the company. Two other salad producers, Tsabar (Sabra) and Achla, also reported their products… Continue Reading

Foodborne Illness Knocks 250 Israeli Soldiers Out of Training Exercise

The Israel Defense Force (IDF) has launched an investigation into the cause of a food poisoning incident that occurred last Friday night in the Golan Heights, an area along the Syrian border which Israel has held since the 1967 war. Israel’s Channel 2 reports that about 250 IDF Paratroopers from the 202nd Battalion came down with… Continue Reading