Food Safety News - 04/06/2022 A second study finds Dietary Guidelines panel rife with conflicts of interest

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A second study finds Dietary Guidelines panel rife with conflicts of interest

By Dan Flynn on Apr 06, 2022 12:05 am
When the job of recommending dietary guidelines occurred during the pandemic, the task went almost unnoticed, but so did the conflicts of interest that existed among the 20 people who had the advisory role, a new study finds. And those conflicts are not going unnoticed with the publication of a second study on conflicts of... Continue Reading

EU figures show high levels of antibiotic resistance in foodborne bacteria

By Joe Whitworth on Apr 06, 2022 12:03 am
Antibiotic resistance in Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria is still high based on the latest European figures. The data covers 2019 to 2020, according to a report published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Levels on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Salmonella and Campylobacter and indicator bacteria... Continue Reading

Survey reveals food safety concerns in Germany; consumers urged to be wary of wild garlic

By News Desk on Apr 06, 2022 12:02 am
A German survey has looked at what food issues the population is concerned about. Half of the respondents think that food bought in Germany is safe and 44 percent think that food safety will continue to increase, said Andreas Hensel, BfR president. Only 12 percent said food was not safe and 18 percent said food... Continue Reading

FDA steps up import enforcement because of pesticides, Salmonella and Listeria

By News Desk on Apr 06, 2022 12:01 am
The Food and Drug Administration is continuing its use of import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as needed. Recent modifications to FDA’s import alerts, as posted by the agency, are listed below. Click here to go to the FDA page with... Continue Reading

Enoki mushrooms recalled after CFIA testing finds Listeria

By News Desk on Apr 05, 2022 01:54 pm
Longsheng (Canada) Agricultural Products Ltd. is recalling Ming Xiang brand Enoki Mushrooms because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results. The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. Recalled products: Brand Product Size UPC Codes... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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