Officials in Hong Kong are investigating carbon monoxide poisoning in a restaurant that left 14 people needing hospital treatment.

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health reported that the group ate a “hot pot” dinner using charcoal as cooking fuel in one room at a restaurant
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Food safety officials in Belgium seized almost 80 tons of tuna in the course of a few months in 2020.

More than 90 percent of non-compliant products were imported from Asia.

Between September and December 2020, the Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC) took 45 samples
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Results of a monitoring program have shown seafood imported into Norway in 2019 was generally safe.

A total of 129 samples were examined by different analytical methods and assays for microorganisms and undesirable chemical substances. Microbiological analyses were performed on 94 samples.

The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) did the
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