The European Commission has again extended temporary food safety rules on official controls because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Updated legislation states the flexibility given to EU countries is needed as problems are likely to continue in the coming months and to help authorities plan checks.

Officials from member states told
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Spanish authorities have issued a warning about a food supplement from the United States after it was linked to a death in Spain.

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) reported the withdrawal of Hydroxycut Hardcore Next Gen for possible serious adverse reactions. The supplement is a MuscleTech
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Belgian officials have issued a warning because of incidents of hepatitis infections being linked to dietary supplements containing curcumin.

The Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC) cited a notification in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) detailing cases of acute cholestatic hepatitis following
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AMS Health Sciences is recalling 2014 bottles of Saba Shark Cartilage Complex due to possible contamination with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. A single lot of Saba Shark Cartilage Complex is
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New England Greens of Canaan, CT, is recalling certain lots of dietary supplements because the organic parsley leaf powder used to manufacture them has been recalled for potential Salmonella contamination. The implicated lots of Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance were distributed nationwide through both brick-and-mortar and online health food and
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A California-based company is recalling its powdered dietary supplement because it contains an ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella. This recall appears to be linked to previous recalls of other dietary supplements that contain the same potentially contaminated ingredient. Eco Health, Inc. of Chatsworth, CA issued a voluntary recall
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