As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent.Continue Reading Food firm in Honduras warned by FDA about violations of seafood regulation
The European Commission has relaxed checks on melons from Honduras but added controls for vanilla extract from the United States.
Changes were made as part of updated legislation on the rate of official controls and…Continue Reading EU eases melon rules but tightens checks on vanilla extract from U.S.
The United Kingdom was hit by two outbreaks linked to melon in 2021, according to a recently released study.
It was already known that the UK was part of a multi-country Salmonella Braenderup outbreak with…Continue Reading The second outbreak in the UK due to imported melons revealed
There is still a need to improve communication and data sharing during global food safety emergencies, according to experts.
Fadi Naser Al-Natour, Jenny Bishop and Rachelle El Khoury presented at a health talk organized by…
Continue Reading Experts discuss responses to food safety emergencies
Food safety experts from Honduras, Mongolia and the Caribbean have shared their experiences on implementing a One Health approach in a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) webinar.
Organized by the United Nations’ FAO in Geneva,…
Continue Reading Experts share insights from One Health approach in food safety
The European Commission has tightened the rules around imports of Galia melons from Honduras because of a recent Salmonella outbreak.
Emergence of a risk to human health because of possible Salmonella Braenderup contamination means official…
Continue Reading Europe increases checks on melons after outbreak
A global food safety network was involved in 65 incidents from July to September, which is more than earlier this year.
It is the third successive quarter that events involving the International Food Safety Authorities…
Continue Reading Another record quarter for international food safety network
Almost 350 confirmed and 50 more possible Salmonella infections have been recorded across Europe and in the United Kingdom linked to melons. Some patients live in the United States.
Between mid-March and early July, 348…
Continue Reading Global Salmonella outbreak linked to melons from Honduras
The number of people sick in the United Kingdom in an outbreak linked to melons has almost doubled.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Public Health England (PHE) are investigating the incident with 99 people…
Continue Reading UK patient count in Salmonella melon outbreak doubles
Melons have been linked to a Salmonella Braenderup outbreak that has affected 200 people in more than 10 countries.
Patients have been reported in Denmark, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the…
Continue Reading Large Salmonella outbreak linked to melons