The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is warning consumers not to eat enoki mushrooms produced by Shandong Youhe Biotechnology Co Ltd. in Shandong Province, China, because they have been traced to an outbreak of ListeriaContinue Reading Testing finds Listeria on another brand of enoki mushrooms traced to outbreak
Oysters from Ireland have been linked to illnesses in Hong Kong. In other news from the region, China is lifting a 2020 ban on beef exports due to BSE this week.
The Centre for Food…Continue Reading Irish oysters blocked in Hong Kong; beef exports to China resume
Ten people were sick and one died in China this past year after eating a toxic plant.
The food poisoning was caused by the wild plant Anisodus tanguticus, which contains tropane alkaloids.
The outbreak occurred in…Continue Reading Toxic plant caused illness and death in China
Utopia Foods Inc of Glendale, NY, is recalling its 200g packages of “Enoki Mushrooms” because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The potential contamination was noted by a routine sampling conducted in the State of Missouri…Continue Reading Enoki mushrooms recalled nationwide after sampling finds Listeria
Researchers have found that Salmonella caused the most outbreaks linked to meat products in China over a 15-year period.
From 2002 to 2017, China recorded 2,815 outbreaks caused by meat and meat products, resulting in…Continue Reading Salmonella behind most meat outbreaks in China
The China International Food Safety and Quality (CIFSQ) Conference will be held Oct. 26-27, 2022 in Shanghai, China.
The Internation Association for Food Protection (IAFP) is the global host of the event that can be…Continue Reading The 16th Annual China International Food Safety and Quality Conference set for next week
Researchers have been unable to pinpoint the source of a Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreak in China this past year.
In May 2021, an outbreak occurred caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus O10:K4 infection.
Emergency departments of three hospitals in Huzhou…Continue Reading The source of a Vibrio outbreak in China remains unknown
PITTSBURGH, PA — In an IAFP 2022 session on Aug. 2, Dr. Ewen Todd, Ewen Todd Consulting, LLC, provided an overview of several international outbreaks.
Todd started with a chocolate outbreak in European countries in…Continue Reading IAFP session provides overview of recent international foodborne outbreaks
Researchers have provided more insight into what is thought to be the first Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen pre-cooked crayfish in dill brine.
In late September 2019, the Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten) identified…Continue Reading Study details rare Salmonella outbreak from frozen crayfish from China
Eighty foodborne botulism outbreaks occurred in China involving 55 deaths over a 15-year period, according to a new study.
The top implicated food was home-prepared traditional processed stinky tofu and dried beef. Improper processing or…Continue Reading China reports 80 botulism outbreaks over 15-year period