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The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for data on two heavy metals in a range of food types.
The first covers methylmercury and total mercury in orange roughy, pink cusk-eel and all toothfish and the second is on lead in cereal-based foods a
Applying a coating to food-contact surfaces like conveyor belts, rollers, and collection buckets could prevent cross-contamination between fresh produce, researchers report.
The United States has limited controls to manage aflatoxin contamination in peanuts for export to Europe, according to findings from an audit carried out because of regular detection of non-compliances.
Officials from DG Sante, the European Commissio
Food contamination during air travel presents unique risks to those affected. Foodborne pathogens can cause serious illness among all on board, and potentially jeopardize flight safety. These risks are likely to increase with current trends of “densi
A project led by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has developed a test method to improve the likelihood of identifying Campylobacter-positive chicken flocks.
When Carolyn Graham ordered a garden salad at a pizza restaurant near her hometown of Loomis, Calif., on a weekday night in April 2018, she felt good about what she thought was a healthy choice.
But by the weekend, she had stomach cramps and diarrhea
A test conducted by Consumer Reports has revealed the presence of microbiological contamination in leafy green products on grocery store shelves.
Consumer Reports examined 284 samples of fresh kale, lettuce, and spinach. In the end, six samples teste
Two people have died from listeria infections in Australia after probably eating contaminated smoked salmon, officials say.
A third person also contracted the illness - known as listeriosis - but survived. The three cases happened in different states
Food Safety Authority reports to HC after testing pasteurised milk of 11 companies in six labs.
Amid concerns about the quality of the packaged and non-packaged milk available in the market, Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has now detected le
Thousands of tonnes of salmonella-contaminated chicken have been exported from Brazil during the past two years, including more than 1 million birds sent to the UK, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has discovered.
Scientists have found the virulence of Listeria differs depending on the food type, discovering that dairy products are contaminated with the most virulent bacteria.
Researchers from the Pasteur Institute, the French National Institute of Health and
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