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Twelve institutions have formed a center of excellence to focus on food safety risk assessment and authenticity.

The consortium is led by the University of Donja Gorica in Montenegro and includes the University of Padova, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).

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Almost half of the people asked in a survey have said it was safe to eat fruits and vegetables washed with soap or diluted bleach.

University College London and The Health Sciences Academy found 43 percent of participants wrongly believe the practice was safe, supposedly done to remove potential Coronavirus
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The United States is one of more than 20 countries that may have received meat from a German company linked to a Listeria outbreak.

Potentially contaminated products from Wilke Waldecker Fleisch- und Wurstwaren were distributed to the U.S., according to the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).

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