The FDA has analyzed samples of three products, Everest Garam Masala, Everest Sambhar Masala, and Maggi Masala ae Magic, and the results showed the products were contaminated with Salmonella. 

The products were manufactured in India and are not labeled for distribution in the United States.

All three products were imported

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The European Commission’s health and safety unit has revealed progress has been made in India’s controls of Salmonella in sesame seeds but more needs to be done.

A DG Sante audit in November 2022 covered Salmonella contamination of sesame seeds and touched on ethylene oxide. In September 2020, ethylene oxide

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Delight Foods USA LLC, a distributor and the importer of record located in Jersey City, NJ, and Delight Foods LLC, a distributor and the importer of record located in San Jose, CA., is recalling 2,961 pounds of imported frozen catfish steaks. 

The products were imported from India, a country ineligible

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A recall of Nestlé Maggi noodles in India in 2015 impacted the company for several years, according to an analysis of consumer purchase data.

Scientists examined the immediate and long-term changes in noodle purchases after the nationwide removal of Maggi instant noodles from the Indian market.

“The Maggi noodles scandal

Continue Reading Researchers assess the impact of Nestlé India Maggi recall; food safety concerns lingered

The European Commission is to change the rules around the presence of ethylene oxide in food additives.

A revision was made because of the challenge in enforcing the current law because of a lack of clarity on the source of ethylene oxide in food additives. In the EU, use of

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Authorities in the United Kingdom have advised businesses to test soya lecithin from India because of potential peanut contamination.

The issue was raised by Germany via a Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) report in late April and affects about 60 countries including the United States. Another four

Continue Reading UK agencies urge testing of soy product from India because of peanut risk