Russian scientists have developed a rapid test for chicken and pork in processed meat products, which takes 33 minutes to complete and can be done in-situ without the need of laboratory equipment. The test consists of a 3 min of crude DNA extraction,
A survey into public perceptions of emerging alternative proteins has revealed that a third of UK consumers would try cultured meat, and a quarter would try edible insects. It also revealed a greater number - 6 in 10 of us - are willing to try plant-
Results of a study suggest that Salmonella prevalence in pigs at slaughter in the United Kingdom did not change much from 2013 to 2019.
Findings are from an abattoir-based survey that sampled cecal contents pigs in nine British pig abattoirs during 2
Would you go into a supermarket, buy three shopping bags of food, and then immediately throw one away? Statistically, that’s what’s happening to our food today. One third of all the food that is produced for human consumption, is wasted. When we wast
An audit by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) of halal claims on meat has found most companies are compliant with the rules.
Animals such as cows, veal, lamb, sheep, goats, turkeys, chickens, ducks, game birds, bison and venison are conside
A better understanding of potential foodborne disease risks from imported meat products has been set out in a report published by the Food Standards Agency.
Researchers created profiles of 16 countries, including the United States and the United King
This study looked at information and data from various countries around the world on the production processes for meat and poultry, and prevalence of several microorganisms.
Officials from Poland and the United Kingdom have met virtually to discuss the safety of Polish poultry meat after it was linked to several outbreaks.
Grzegorz Puda, Polish minister of Agriculture and Forestry, spoke remotely this past week with Geor
The Food Standards Agency has warned about potentially unsafe meat sold via Facebook.
Implicated meat products were supplied before Jan. 15 by an unregistered and unapproved Wiltshire-based vendor. It is understood that distribution has occurred nati
Between USDA’s on-site verification audit of the United Kingdom’s meat inspection system July 15-Aug.2, 2019, and last Friday’s public release of the report, Britain left the European Union.
The report, which contains “no systemic findings,” does ack
The proposed extension to the shelf-life of fresh meat is still overly cautious, would hinder the industry's international competitiveness and threaten retailers and processors with prosecution, according to food scientists.
New revelations in an ongoing investigation into an international criminal ring show that some of the shipments tested positive for listeriosis
A SLAUGHTERHOUSE boss caught up in the 2015 horse meat scandal has appeared in court again for food safety offences.
Peter Boddy, who runs the Cross Stone Abattoir in Todmorden, was being prosecuted once more by the Food Standards Agency.
Three people died in Germany because bacteria-contaminated food from a meat producer was sold on the European market. Although the authorities knew about the bacterial discovery, production was only halted after two weeks. EURACTIV Germany reports.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Connecticut has announced that Memet Beqiri, 32, owner and general manager of New England Meat Packing, LLC, and Debbie Smith, 60, the company’s former Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) coordinator/qual
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Two executives at West Texas Provisions, Inc. plead guilty for their role in a scheme to sell more than $1 million of adulterated meat - including whole cow hearts labeled as "ground beef" - to the Federal Bureau of Prisons,
Malaysian researchers have developed a heptaplex polymerase chain reaction assay targeting short amplicon length (73–198 bp) for the simultaneous detection and differentiation of cow, buffalo, chicken, cat, dog, pig, and fish species in raw and proce
(CNN)It's safe to say 183 tons is a lot of crab meat. It's certainly a lot of crabmeat to import from other countries and repackage as U.S.-raised blue crab.
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