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PepsiCo recalls peanuts because of aflatoxin levels

27 September 2018

PepsiCo has recalled a brand of peanuts from multiple countries due to higher than permitted levels of aflatoxin. Duyvis Peanuts zout-Sel 200-gram with dates July 13 and 20, 2019, and lot numbers 0001

Mauna Loa recalls some cookies, all flavors of macadamia nuts for E. coli risk

27 September 2018

Hawaii officials are investigating E. coli contamination in well water that has prompted the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut company to recall more than 20 products. â??There is clear evidence that food produ

Lack of clarity around extent and cause of foodborne disease at home

27 September 2018

A systematic review has been unable to establish the proportion of food poisoning cases in the United Kingdom caused by food preparation and handling practices within consumers’ homes. Such esti

CDC declares Honey Smacks Salmonella outbreak is over; warning continues

26 September 2018

The CDC has declared the Salmonella Mbandaka outbreak traced to Kelloggâ??s Honey Smacks is over, with 135 having been confirmed infected, but the agency is continuing to urge consumers to make sure t

Fipronil and Salmonella lead notifications in RASFF report

26 September 2018

Fipronil in eggs and Salmonella in poultry meat from Brazil dominated information exchanges between European countries in 2017, according to the annual Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) rep

Hepatitis A database has potential to improve outbreak detection

26 September 2018

A Hepatitis A database has shown promise, and with improvements could be used at earlier stages of international outbreaks, according to researchers. The team assessed usefulness of the dataset for ge

Traceback and packaging questions raised over Cargillâ??s ground beef recall

26 September 2018

A week after Cargill Meat Solutions recall of 66 tons of ground beef, some concerns remain. Experts at Consumer Reports suggest tossing out any ground beef in your freezer purchased between June 21 an

FDA moves toward releasing retailer lists during food recalls; seeks comments

26 September 2018

The FDA may begin releasing lists of retailers that receive recalled food so consumers can more easily identify it. Agency policy has prohibited the release of such information, citing considerations

Former food safety manager for PCA wants Supreme Court to review her case

25 September 2018

Mary Wilkerson, who says she was given the title of quality assurance manager for the now-defunct Peanut Corporation of American (PCA), but “apparently not the authority,” wants the U.S. S

EFSA and ECDC report sheds light on egg, sesame seed Salmonella outbreaks

25 September 2018

More detail has emerged about two past large multi-country foodborne outbreaks in Europe. One was caused by Salmonella Enteritidis linked to contaminated eggs from Poland and the other by a previously

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