Sewing needles have been found in six brands of strawberries sold at Woolworths in four Australian states.

Queensland authorities warned people who bought the Berry Obsession, Berry Licious, Love Berry, Donnybrook Berries, Delightful Strawberries, and Oasis brands of strawberries in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria to throw the punnets out…

By this morning enough will be known about the wind and water event bearing down on the Carolina coast to reveal where Hurricane Florence will hit land on Friday, and with how much punch. More than 10 million people in the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia are under the hurricane warnings. 

The coastal area of the

Foodwatch has described the European Commission’s claim that EU food law provides adequate protection from health risks as “detached from reality.”

The European consumer organization accused EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker of failing in health and consumer protection, citing incidents such as fipronil in eggs, Salmonella in Lactalis infant formula, and horse meat in beef…

Roya Foods LLC is recalling raw, frozen Halal Manti Beef Dumplings because they were produced without being inspected as required by federal law, however, the product has virtually no label codes to distinguish it.

The Paterson, NJ, food distributor shipped the beef dumplings to restaurants and retailers in five states, according to a recall notice…

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of hepatitis E cases in France since 2010, according to researchers.

The rise can be attributed to the availability of hepatitis E virus (HEV) diagnostic tests and a better understanding of infection causing an increase in the number of people being tested and the incidence of…

Bravo Packing Inc. has recalled all of its Performance Dog frozen raw pet food products because of potential Salmonella contamination.

Bravo initiated the recall after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found Salmonella in a sample of Performance Dog. Officials collected the sample during an inspection of the company’s manufacturing facility. Pet foods that are…

In a rare move, the top administrator at the FDA on Tuesday posted a statement about warning letters the agency sent this past week. The comments from Commissioner Scott Gottlieb renewed FDA’s warnings to consumers about teas and other products containing kratom. 

Such products, made with the leaves from a plant that is native to…

A Salmonella outbreak in an Australian state linked to alfalfa sprouts has eight confirmed cases. Testing of retail product confirmed Salmonella presence in a variety of alfalfa sprout products.

South Australians have been warned not to eat a number of alfalfa sprout products made by the Adelaide-based business Sunshine Sprouts after people became ill with…

A supplier to the country’s largest foodservice supplier, Sysco, is recalling more than 3 tons of “Philly Beef Steak” after the producer’s internal testing showed possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. 

The supplier had not yet reported complete distribution information as of the posting of the recall yesterday. 

No illnesses had been confirmed in relation to…