EFSA report on emerging risk – Plastic rice frauds listed

Last week the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its annual report on emerging risks. The top 10 risks were defined as follows: Outbreak related to the consumption of raw beetroot in France; Growth of Vibrio spp in Northern waters and TTX detection in European bivalve shellfish in UK; Putative new influenza virus that has … Continue reading EFSA report on emerging risk – Plastic rice frauds listed

Canada – Potatoes recalled for suspected tampering (nails and needles)

Date of recall: May 22, 2015Reason for recall: TamperingHazard classification: Class 3Company / Firm: Loblaw Companies Limited, Strang's Produce Inc.Distribution: New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward IslandExtent of the distribution: Retail Recall details Ottawa, May 22, 2015 - Loblaw Companies Limited and Strang's Produce Inc. are voluntarily recalling certain Farmer's Market and Strang's Produce brands of Russet … Continue reading Canada – Potatoes recalled for suspected tampering (nails and needles)