The Food and Agriculture Organization and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development are helping Serbian producers understand and comply with new hygiene laws.

The Serbian government approved hygiene bylaws on food products of plant origin, in line with European legislation, that include flexibility and derogations for traditional food products.

Under
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Insights into consumer attitudes about food safety in five countries have been published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Findings come from data collected in November 2019 in Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey.

The EFSA commissioned the Eurobarometer study in all EU countries on interest in food
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European authorities have uncovered an operation allegedly making products out of decomposed apples, contaminated with mycotoxins and other toxic chemicals, unsuitable for human consumption and dangerous for public health.

Italian and Serbian authorities said they cracked the fraud ring that engaged in production and trade of allegedly organic food and
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A new analysis applied to Northern Europe’s deadly 2011 E. coli O101:H4 outbreak calls the official assumption that the pathogen, spread by “its natural origin,” is “questionable.” Further, the Serbian-German researchers say that neither accidental nor deliberate spreading of the pathogen can be ruled out as the cause. Based on
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