The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as needed.

Recent modifications to FDA’s import alerts, as posted by the agency, are listed below. Click here to go to the FDA page
Continue Reading Salmonella, pesticides, undeclared colors included in import modifications 

Two studies in different European countries have both emphasized the need to improve consumer awareness and education to prevent botulism.

The first study looked at epidemiological data on foodborne botulism in Western Romania over the past decade. Botulism poisoning is a rare illness caused by toxins produced by Clostridium botulinum
Continue Reading Studies stress botulism education in Romania and Italy

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as needed.

Recent modifications to FDA’s import alerts, as posted by the agency, are listed below. Click here to go to the FDA page
Continue Reading Actions target milk products, fish, canned foods, fresh produce at U.S. borders

Roland brand anchovy-stuffed olives are being recalled from retailers and food service operations across North America after consumer complaints of bulging cans spurred federal investigators to test the product.

recalled Roland olives stuffed with anchoviesThe recall includes 3-ounce cans of olives distributed in the United States and Canada. Neither the American Roland Food Corp. nor
Continue Reading Anchovy-stuffed olives from Spain recalled in U.S., Canada

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-canned-food-choice-variety-bean-supermarket-shelves-photo-was-taken-april-image30512243Bisphenol-A, or BPA, a chemical component found in plastic bottles and canned food liners, has long courted controversy over its alleged health risks. While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has maintained that it is safe at current levels, environmental groups and others contend that the synthetic compound may
Continue Reading Tests of Canned Food Brands Reveal Most Have Controversial Chemical in Can Lining