FSA Board agrees restrictions on raw milk should remain

The FSA Board met to discuss the findings of the comprehensive review of the regulations that control the sale of unpasteurised, or raw, drinking milk. The review concluded that: the risk associated with raw drinking milk consumption, except for vulnerable groups, is acceptable when appropriate hygiene controls are applied the current restriction on sales of … Continue reading FSA Board agrees restrictions on raw milk should remain

Mozambique: food safety issue or tribal vengeance? (Update 17.01.2015)

Probably what will be the most scaring and bizarre food safety issue of the year is coming from Mozambique, where few days ago at least 69 people died (and 196 were hospitalized) after drinking the traditional pombe beer during a funeral. The Government declared three days of national mourning. The beer was probably contaminated by crocodile's … Continue reading Mozambique: food safety issue or tribal vengeance? (Update 17.01.2015)