Since its Aug. 19 update on a Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh peaches, the CDC has added 10 patients and three more states to its tally. Additional products have been recalled.
Implementation of food safety management systems helped reduce outbreaks in food catering in Singapore, according to a study.
However, reported food hygiene violations did not change after they were applied. HACCP-based food safety management systems…
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A California company is recalling fish skin snacks from Singapore because they were not presented for import re-inspection to the United States.
Golden Pearl Trading Corp., doing business as Dandy Food Products, has recalled about…
Continue Reading Illegal fish skin snacks from Singapore discovered during routine inspection
Some of the rise in hepatitis E infections in Singapore may be linked to eating undercooked pork, according to a study.
The research led by the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) found that incidence of hepatitis…
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Testing of some dark chocolate in New Zealand following a consumer’s allergic reaction has found high levels of undeclared milk protein, which is a known allergen. Ten recalls have been issued so far associated with…
Continue Reading Spate of dark chocolate recalls due to undeclared milk after allergic reaction
Effectively immediately, establishments involved in food poisoning incidents in Singapore face stronger penalties, according to the National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Agri Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA).
Financial amounts will be increased…
Continue Reading Stricter penalties now in place for food hygiene offenses in Singapore
A brand of ginger bags has been recalled in Malta due to the use of irradiation in an unauthorized facility.
Natural Ginger bags in 80-gram packages with brand name “Gold kili” and durability date of…
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The Danone company has been hit by several food safety issues recently, including a consumer reporting insects in a pack of its infant formula and another batch of baby formula testing positive for Cronobacter sakazakii…
Continue Reading Company, governments investigate contaminated infant formula powder
A new agency has been created in Singapore to oversee food safety beginning in April next year.
The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) will be under the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR). It …
Continue Reading Singapore Food Agency to begin food safety oversight in 2019
The Singapore Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority suspended sales from the N&N Agriculture Farm after a routine July 17 inspection found residue of the antibiotic doxycycline in the eggs.
All eggs produced by N&N are currently
As a result of a recent rojak poisoning incident, Singaporeans are becoming more aware of food safety.
The food court at Changi International Airport Terminal 3 has achieved an international food safety standard, and