Tina Potter, Head of Incidents at the Food Standards Agency (FSA), tells New Food how food businesses in the UK should be complying to regulatory standards that not only protect the health of consumers, but can prevent cases from ever occurring.
The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) is seeking feedback on guidance covering traceability, recalls and withdrawals. The guidance sets out the roles and responsibilities of those involved in food safety withdrawals and recalls in the UK a
"Nuts, nut products and seeds" was the top food-product category recalled in Europe, according to a second-quarter index by "Stericycle Expert Solutions".
The category, with 156 recalls, came ahead of "fruits and vegetables" (118 recalls) and "fish a
Nuts, fruit and vegetables were recalled more than twice as much as meat and fish in the first three months of 2018, according to EU figures.
As a precautionary measure, Aldi Stores Ltd. is recalling two batches of Ballymore Crust White Bloomer bread due to the possible presence of small pieces of wire. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores.
Quorn Foods is recalling batches of its chilled Tikka Masala with Basmati Rice due to contamination with pieces of flexible rubber. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores that sold the implicated batches.
Gluten Free Foods Ltd recalls one batch of Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge Flakes because the product may contain moths and moth larvae.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) have today published details of a recall of meat products by Muscle Food.
Johnston Mooney & O'Brien is recalling certain bread products due to the possible presence of small metal pieces. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores that sold the implicated batch of breads.
The implicated batch is being recalled due to the possible presence of gluten. This may make the implicated batch unsafe for consumers who are allergic to or intolerant of gluten.
Sushi Daily is recalling a batch of its Sushigari (ginger) sold in jars at their kiosks in some Waitrose and Sainsbury’s stores because the product may contain small pieces of glass. The presence of glass makes this product unsafe to eat and presents
Gluten was detected in a small number of packs of Marks and Spencer gluten free scotch eggs. This may make the batches unsafe for consumers who are allergic to or intolerant of gluten.
In June 2017, Mars Ireland recalled a range of its products due to the possible presence of Salmonella (see 2017.09). Two pallets of the above implicated products were on hold with an Irish distributor awaiting destruction but were placed on the mark
At least a dozen people have been sickened by E. coli O157 with a link to Sainsbury’s burgers.
Aldi is recalling its Rooster’s Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken because they may contain small pieces of hard plastic which could present a safety risk.
Lidl Ireland is recalling all batches of Connell Bakery Wholesome Seed & Grain Sliced Pan. Soya is an ingredient in the product, but is not declared on the label. This may make the product unsafe for consumers who are allergic to or intoler
Sheridan Cheesemongers Ltd. is recalling the above batches of Brie de Meaux cheese that were cut in their premises and distributed in Ireland. This is due to the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in the batch with a ‘use-by’ date of 19.11.
High levels of hydrocyanic acid (cyanide) were detected in the above batch of Creative Nature Apricot Kernels. Cyanide poisoning can cause nausea, fever, headaches, insomnia, thirst, lethargy, nervousness, joint and muscle aches and pains,
Friday, 3 November 2017
Lidl Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks Not Labelled in English, Containing Allergens - further information.
The FSA is today publishing a summary of food incidents handled between July and September 2017, where an alert has been issued by the FSA to recall products from sale.
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