products of animal origin

A European court has backed a decision by Greek authorities not to approve a product designed to prevent Listeria in certain products.

The case involves Listex P100, a product from Dutch company Micreos, intended for use against Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat food of animal origin. The court ruled that the

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Irish authorities have told a retailer in the country to recall all frozen food of animal origin that has been imported since early March.

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) also ordered Metron Stores, which trades as Iceland Ireland, to recall implicated products from consumers.

The agency has advised

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The European Commission has added ethylene oxide to a list of pesticides that should be tested for following the substance being behind thousands of recalls in recent years.

New legislation means European countries must take and test certain food samples for ethylene oxide from 2023 until 2026.

It shall be

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Italian authorities have seized 14 tons of food and stopped operations at 23 companies as part of food safety checks triggered by a large Listeria outbreak.

The operation, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health (Ministero della Salute), follows an investigation into a Listeria outbreak that has affected 90 people

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Portuguese authorities have confiscated tons of meat products and millions of eggs in recent operations.

The Food and Economic Security Authority (ASAE) carried out an inspection of cold stores in the municipalities of Vila Verde, Vila Nova de Famalicão and Braga.

More than 33 tons of foodstuffs of animal origin,
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