The USDA’s Foreign Audit Reports for Japan and Israel have been released during the past week. Japan’s food safety systems for raw intact beef products were the subject of fieldwork from July 19 to August 17, 2022. Israel’s food safety systems were evaluated from June 27 to July 19, 2022

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Strauss Group has been given permission to restart a factory in Israel that was shut months because of Salmonella findings.

The confectionery manufacturing site in Nof Hagalil will gradually return to production following a thorough clean-up of the plant and investments in infrastructure.

Food inspectors from the Israeli Ministry of

Continue Reading Strauss gets approval to reopen chocolate plant after Salmonella closure

Strauss Group’s profit has been heavily dented by a chocolate recall because of Salmonella and the related closure of a production plant in Israel.

The company showed growth in some areas but this was offset by a decline in sales in the confectionery division and the Sabra hummus business, both

Continue Reading Strauss feels the impact of Salmonella related to chocolate recall and site shutdown

Production has been stopped at a confectionery factory in Israel because of Salmonella concerns, with affected products also sent to the United States.

Strauss’ Elite-branded chocolate items such as cakes, wafers, energy grain snacks, energy chocolate rice cakes, chewing gum and toffee candies of all dates are affected.

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