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More frozen organic Costco strawberries recalled due to the link with the outbreak of hepatitis A

Wawona Frozen Foods has recalled its Organic DayBreak Blend frozen fruit due to a hepatitis A outbreak linked to the strawberries in the blend. The product was distributed to Costco Wholesale store


Sixteen tons of organic pineapple chunks recalled for Listeria contamination

SunOpta Grains and Foods Inc., based in Eden Prairie, MN, recalled 32,400 pounds of organic pineapple chunks due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.


Butternut squash recalled in Canada following a test that found Listeria

The Produce Counter is recalling Nature's Pick brand fresh-cut cubed butternut squash in Ontario, Canada, due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency t


Collagen Peptides recalled due to foreign material contamination

Vital Proteins of Franklin, IL, initiated a recall of approximately 60,000 canisters of their brand of Collagen Peptides for possible foreign material contamination, pa


New Salmonella outbreak connected to ground beef

State and federal officials are probing a fresh outbreak of Salmonella infections connected to ground beef.

To date, the Illinois D


Nearly Forty thousand pounds of lamb recalled for the lack of import reinspection

E.N.A. Meat Packing Inc. of Paterson, NJ, initiated a recall of 39,947 pounds of frozen, raw lamb products imported from Chile without proper reinspection. FSIS discove


Organic cheese recalled due to Staphylococcus and E. coli contamination

Mountain Valley Dairy Ltd. is recalling Kootenay Meadows brand Nostrala Firm Surface-Ripened Organic Cheese due to Staphylococcus aureus and generic E. coli contaminati


Energy drinks recalled in Canada for high levels of caffeine

T&E Imports and GPAE Trading Corp. are recalling G Fuel brand Energy Drinks because of high levels of caffeine. Excessive caffeine can cause extreme disturbances to


Ready-to-eat chili recalled because of white plastic

J.T.M. Provisions Company in Harrison, Ohio, is recalling approximately 22,530 pounds of frozen beef chili with beans due to potential contamination with white plastic,


Trader Joe’s instant coffee recalled over glass pieces in the product

Trader Joe’s is recalling their instant Cold Brew Coffee brand following an alert from their suppliers about glass pieces in the product.


Over 1,000 pounds of pork rind products were recalled due to lack of inspection

Mitten Gourmet, LLC, of Freeland, Michigan, is recalling over 1,000 pounds of RTE (ready-to-eat) pork rind products produced without federal inspection, per a U.S. Depa


Kale, spinach, and collard green products recalled following test revealing Listeria

Lancaster Foods has issued a recall of a limited quantity of Kale, Spinach and Collard Green products under the Robinson Fresh, Lancaster and Giant brands due to a possible health risk of Listeria


Bean Sprouts recalled in four states as sampling finds Listeria

Chang Farm, located in Whatley, MA, is conducting a recall of 10 lb bags and 12 oz retail bags of Mung Bean Sprouts due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. After analysing the sampl


Cremeitalia presents new exotic dips

Cremeitalia introduces its new line of dips, featuring four delicious flavours. Made with premium milk, these dips offer a burst of flavour and creamy goodness. They pr


Organic tahini sold nationwide recalled for Salmonella contamination

Rushdi Food Industries, an Israeli-based manufacturer, is recalling certain Mighty Sesame 10.9-ounce Organic Tahini (Squeezable) because of potential Salmonella contami


White cheese queso was recalled over insufficient pasteurization

Pool Forge Dairy of East Earl, PA, is recalling particular white cheese queso due to the possible risk of pathogen contamination due to insufficient pasteurization.


Sofrito marinating sauce recalled for lack of refrigeration

20-100 Delicious Seasoning LLC, of Miramar, FL, initiated a recall of a particular Sofrito marinating sauce as the product was not refrigerated.


Pennsylvania officials warn consumers about Listeria in ‘A Joy’ brand unpasteurized milk

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has warned consumers to dispose of all “A Joy” brand raw milk products sold in Susquehanna County. Half-gallon an


Salad recalled after testing finds E. coli contamination

Due to possible contamination with Escherichia coli 0157:H7 (E. coli), lēf Farms has issued a recall for a single lot of its lēf Farms "Spice" Packaged Salad Greens p


Salmonella found in test spurs Thai green peppers recall in Canada

Fresh Direct Produce initiated a recall of Simply Hot brand Thai Green Peppers from the marketplace for possible Salmonella contamination. 


Raw milk recalled in California following a test that found campylobacter bacteria.

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has issued a recall for raw cow milk produced by Raw Farm, LLC, in Fresno County, CA.


Hepatitis A outbreak linked to organic strawberries spreads; warnings revived

An ongoing hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen organic strawberries has led to public health warnings. Although the outbreak is progressing slowly, with nine patients


Probable Hepatitis A contamination results in frozen Blackberry recall

Patagonia Food LLC, San Luis Obispo, CA, recalled certain frozen blackberries for possible hepatitis A contamination.

According to


Masqa presents its first product portfolio with gourmet couverture chocolate products

Masqa, a direct-to-consumer food brand by Join Ventures, has introduced its first line of gourmet couverture chocolate products. The range offers premium chocolates, in


FSSAI extends the timeline to use old packaging materials by tea FBOs

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has allowed tea manufacturers to use old pre-printed packaging materials following requests to extend the timel


General Mills recalls flour after testing finds Salmonella

After discovering Salmonella contamination during sampling, General Mills recalls its Gold Medal Unbleached and Bleached All Purpose Flour in 2-, 5-, and 10-pound bags.


As CFIA tests found Salmonella, Parsley recalled in Canada.

Trudeau Farms initiated a recall of particular curly parsley from the marketplace for potential Salmonella contamination.

The Canad


The FSSAI's ad panel reports 32 new cases of misleading ads & claims.

The FSSAI's Advertisement Monitoring Committee reported 32 potential violations of the Food Safety and Standards (Advertisements & Claims) Regulations, 2018.



Hot sauce recalled in New York for the risk of pressurization from fermentation.

Brooklyn Delhi, of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling more than 18,000 units of its “Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce” for the product may become pressurized from fermentatio


Listeria found in tests led to the recall of Enoki mushrooms in Canada.

Goldenway International Trade Co. Ltd. initiated a recall of “Golden Mushroom Enoki Mushrooms” from the marketplace for potential Listeria monocytogenes con


Canned shrimp recall extended for under-processing

Kawasho Foods USA Inc., NY, has extended its February 26 recall of canned GEISHA Medium Shrimp 4-ounce.

Kawasho Foods initiated the measure over concern about a possible under-pro


A Wisconsin firm recalled beef and pork for problems with inspections

This week, Wisconsin officials have issued a recall for certain pork and beef products due to inspection issues. The Class 1 recall, initiated by Prem Meats in Prairie


Listeria concerns result in the recall of Fresh Express Salad Kits

Fresh Express Incorporated voluntarily recalled some salad kits in April due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria was discovered during a routine


Impossible Chicken Nuggets recalled for wood in the product

Impossible Foods Inc recalled certain packages of its Impossible Chicken Nuggets due to possible small pieces of wood found in the product. The recall was initiated in


Listeria's concerns resulted in the recall of Meijer's premade salad

The FDA announced the recall of 12 types of premade salads from the brand Meijer due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was made in coordinati


QSR chain 99 Pancakes enters into the FMCG segment

India's first pancakes quick-service restaurant chain, 99 Pancakes, has entered the FMCG segment with a new product, Brownie Brittle Chips. The product will come in fou


FSSAI replaces standards for atta and resultant atta through food additives norms

The Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Second Amendment Regulations, 2023, will come into effect on September 1, 2023, and will repl


FSSAI forms a panel to scrutinize RAFT kits and applications.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has set up a committee to review applications for Rapid Analytical Food Testing (RAFT) kits, equipment, and met


Labelling oversight resulted in a recall of 30 tons of halal meat and poultry sausages

Due to misbranding and potential temperature abuse, Alef Sausage Inc. has recalled 61,574 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) halal meat and poultry sausage products. 


Public health alert issued for Ivar's soups following consumer complaints of spoilage

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert pertaining to Ivars Commissary's ready-to-eat meat soup


Recall of Ground beef patties following consumer complaints of rubber in the product

Weinstein Wholesale Meats Inc., of Forest Park, IL, initiated recalling 2,122 pounds of raw ground beef burger products for potential contamination with extraneous mate


Banadian agencies recall Hot sauce over microbial contamination

Lazeez Shawarma initiated recalling hot sauce for potential microbial contamination, particularly Bacillus cereus. 

The recall


Klava brings original Gaziantep Baklava to Bengaluru

Klava, a premium Baklava brand, opened its first boutique café in India at Forum Rex Walk in Bengaluru. The brand brings the authentic taste of Gaziantep to Indi


Ground Cumin Recalled Due to Salmonella Concerns

Lipari Foods has recalled Lipari Branded Ground Cumin Tubs due to potential Salmonella contamination. Routine testing by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Rural


UAE's biggest Kulfi brand, Kulfilicious, is set to enter Bengaluru

Kulfilicious, a beloved kulfi brand from the United Arab Emirates, is set to open its first outlet in Indiranagar, Bengaluru, on April 14th. The brand's success is due


More food items containing strawberries recalled over Hepatitis A contamination

Because of an outbreak of hepatitis A illnesses, Scenic Fruit Company, located in Gresham, Oregon, has recalled its frozen organic strawberries and frozen organic tropical blend products. The froze


Baskin Robbins introduces a fresh product Portfolio with new dessert categories

Baskin Robbins has launched new product categories and flavours for the summer season to cater to the evolving consumer preferences in India. The brand has expanded its


Florida company recalls smoked salmon because of Listeria monocytogenes

Seven Seas International USA LLC of St. Petersburg, FL, voluntarily recalled 295 cases of Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon because Listeria monocytogenes may be present i


Hot sauce recalled because of concern about botulism poisoning

Komera Inc. recalled Seasoned Hot Pepper Sauce from the marketplace as it may enable the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

As per th


The potential presence of harmful bacteria prompts drinks recall in Canada

Nubia Food and Beverage Inc. is recalling the Nuba brand Carob (drink product) from the marketplace, for it may allow the growth of Clostridium botulinum, which causes


Chicken soup recalled in Canada: swollen containers

Swollen containers in various brands of Chicken Soup Products have led to concerns about microbial contamination, prompting Les Aliments BCI Inc. to issue a recall. 

The Canadian Food


FSSAI inspires States/ UTs to step up surveillance to curb adulteration

The CEO of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) chaired the 39th Meeting of the Central Advisory Committee (CAC) in Panaji, Goa. The committee discu


Meat and poultry sfihas recalled for lack of inspection

WOW Frozen Food LLC, of Plantation, FL, is recalling nearly 488 pounds of meat and poultry sfihas products produced without federal inspection, per the U.S. Department


Metal found in beef products dispatched to schools prompts recall

Hoyo, SBC, of Bloomington, MN, is recalling 1,046 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sambusa products that may contain thin, wire-like metal. The affected items were sent to s


FSSAI prohibits using calcium carbide as a ripening agent for fruits

Fruits naturally ripen over time, becoming more palatable, nutritious, and edible. However, artificial ripening is a controlled process to achieve desired outcomes such


Costco recalls approximately 2.7 million cans of Kirkland cold brew for metal pieces in the product

Berner Foods Inc. of Dakota, IL, initiated the recall of nearly 3 million cans of Costco’s Kirkland Signature Colombian Cold Brew Coffee due to


Kellogg's launches Frosted Flakes 'Minecraft' to boost its product portfolio

Kellogg's has announced the release of a new limited-edition cereal, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Minecraft, inspired by the popular video game. 


Pabrai's presents packaged Liquid Nalen Gur to boost the household dessert experience

Pabrai's Fresh & Naturelle, famous for their Nalen Gur ice cream, has recently released packaged Liquid Nalen Gur to enhance the dessert experience for their custom


FSA invites for guidance on "may contain" allergen labels

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) seeks views and advice on using precautionary allergen labelling (PAL) on food packaging. PAL, commonly referred to as "may contain," wa


Listeria death linked to UK cheese recall

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have warned UK consumers against eating Baronet semi-soft cheese due to a recall caused by con


Testing discovers E.coli in beef distributed to nine states

Elkhorn Valley Packing, based in Harper, KS, has issued a recall of approximately 3,436 pounds of boneless beef chuck product that might be contaminated with Shiga toxi


Rage Coffee presents a new range of Ready-to-Drink Cold Coffee

Rage Coffee, an FMCG company based in Delhi specializing in caffeine innovation, has recently launched three new flavours of ready-to-drink cold coffee perfect for dail


Heritage Foods Grows Product Portfolio with New Beverages and Ice Creams

Heritage Foods Ltd has introduced a fresh range of Buttermilk products, marketed under the brand name ‘A-One,’ and a new series of milkshakes that come in e


CCL presents plant-based brand, ‘Continental Greenbird’ at Aahar 2023

CCL Products (India) Limited, a prominent coffee brand in India, has expanded into the frozen foods category with its plant-based meat brand, Continental Greenbird.


Organic strawberries sold at Costco, Aldi, and additional retailers were recalled due to a Hepatitis A outbreak

Health officials are investigating a potential connection between certain frozen organic strawberries and a new outbreak of hepatitis A infections. The strawberries hav


Nestle recalls infant formula for contamination with cronobacter

Canadian authorities have issued a recall for specific Nestle brand infant formula due to potential contamination with cronobacter. This bacterium can lead to severe in


Trader Joe’s initiated a recall of fruit blends over Hepatitis A concerns

Trader Joe’s recalls their Organic Tropical Fruit Blend brand for potential Hepatitis A contamination.

The recall arrives wit


Gerber infant formula recalled for potential Cronobacter contamination

Perrigo Company plc, based in Dublin, Ireland, has issued a recall of certain batches of Gerber® Good Start® SootheProTM Powdered Infant Formula that were manuf


Louis Latour Pinot Noir recalled because of glass in the product

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario initiated the recall of Louis Latour brand Pinot Noir for possible glass pieces in the 


Baby formula recalled for potential Cronobacter contamination

Reckitt initiated a recall of around 145,000 cans of ProSobee Simply Plant-Based Infant Formula for possible cross-contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii. 


Aged cheddar cheese recalled over Listeria contamination

Maple Dale Cheese initiated a recall of its brand of 1-year-old cheddar for Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Per the Canadian


Packaging defects trigger the recall of 2.5 million pounds of Kroger, Great Value, Goya, and other brands of canned meat

Conagra Brands Inc., of Fort Madison, IA, recalled over 2.5 million pounds of poultry products and canned meat for a packaging defect that may result in product contami


Jambalaya and gumbo products were recalled for lack of inspection

Wild Cajun Meals LLC, of Garland, TX, recalled around 18,418 pounds of fully cooked, frozen jambalaya and gumbo products produced without federal inspection, as per the


Frozen lobster products bearing best-before dates throughout 2023 recalled due to Listeria

Greenhead Lobster Products LLC recalled specific Greenhead Lobster brand lobster products bearing best-before dates through 2023 for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

As per th


Additional cheeses recalled in Canada due to Listeria concerns as the outbreak investigation continues

Le Fromage au Village Inc. initiated the recall of Fresh Fun Fantastic brand cheese products from the marketplace for Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


FSSAI issues notice on RAFT kit approval superseding the earlier one

The FSSAI has issued a notice pertaining to the approval of the RAFT (rapid analytical food testing) kit by the food authority, superseding the earlier order. A revised


Starbucks drinks recalled over glass pieces in the product

Pepsico Inc. recalled 25,200 cases of Starbucks frappuccino Vanilla drinks for glass pieces in the product. Each product case contains one dozen bottles.


Public health warning issued for Signature Select breakfast bowls

The U.S. FDA's Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published a public health alert concerning some Signature Select not-ready-to-eat b


Almond milk connected to the botulism case bears no storage details

According to investigators, a brand of almond milk behind a case of botulism in Australia had no storage information.

Inside Out Nu


Listeria outbreak investigation results in raw milk cheese recall

Le Fromage au Village Inc. initiated recalling Le Cru du Clocher raw milk cheddar cheese from the marketplace for Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


FSSAI makes amendments concerning testing charges for fruits & veggies

In a partial change of the order dated November 3, 2021, the FSSAI has amended concerning the ‘Testing Charges’ for Cereals & Cereal products and Fruit


Following the test finding Listeria, PC brand cheddar cheese recalled

Loblaw Companies Limited recalled PC brand Canadian Cheddar cheese from the marketplace for Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results tri


Importer recalls catfish steaks from India due to import violation

Delight Foods LLC, a distributor and the importer of record located in San Jose, California, and Delight Foods USA LLC, a distributor and the importer of record located


Baltimore group recalls hundreds of products for Listeria contamination

Fresh Ideation Food Group LLC, Baltimore, MD, recalled products marketed between January 24 and January 30 for potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Some


Pindjur vegetable spread recalled in Canada because of glass in the product

Groupe Phoenicia Inc. recalled Cedar Phoenicia brand Pindjur Vegetable Spread due to the presence of pieces of glass in the marketed product.


Mother Dairy Paneer recalled thrice since August over E. coli concerns

Mother Dairy initiated the recall of its brand of Paneer Fresh Cheese due to generic E. coli contamination.

Several recalls of this


Inspect the scope of testing and validity of labs before sending a sample: Authorities

The food authority has released an advisory to the Food Safety Commissioners of all the states and all the Central licensing authorities-cum-Designated Officers to revi


Testing discovers Listeria on another brand of enoki mushrooms traced to an outbreak

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) warned consumers against eating enoki mushrooms produced by Shandong Youhe Biotechnology Co Ltd. in Shandong Province, China, fo


Chocolate cake sold at IKEA was recalled following the metal piece discovery in the product

Almondy recalled a particular Almondy chocolate cake with Daim as a metal object was discovered in a cake.

According to the company


Parsley imported from Mexico recalled by numerous firms over Salmonella contamination

FreshPoint South Florida, Inc. and Church Brothers, LLC recalled parsley imported from Mexico for Salmonella contamination.

Per the


Generic E. coli triggers Paneer cheese recall in Canada

1228300 Alberta Ltd. initiated the recall of Mother Dairy brand Paneer Fresh Cheese due to generic E. coli.

According to the CFIA (


FSSAI to operationalise norms pertaining to standards of packaged drinking water

The FSSAI has resolved to operationalise the draft regulations about standards of packaged drinking water (other than mineral water) until the conclusive notification i


Five sick in French Listeria outbreak attributed to cheese alternative

A plant-based cheese maker has been linked to five severe Listeria infections in France.

The five patients of listeriosis include f


Salmonella outbreak in Sweden connected to eggs

Over 20 people fell sick in Sweden, with the source of their infections doubted to be eggs.

The Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak inv


Recall of honey initiated in Canada due to the presence of metronidazole

Everest Traders Inc. initiated the recall of Punjab King brand Pure Honey for the presence of metronidazole. Metronidazole is a bacteria-killing antibiotic. 


Chicken nuggets recall initiated in Canada due to wood in product

Olymel initiated the recall of St-Hubert and Cavalier brand chicken breast nuggets due to pieces of wood in the product.



FSSAI pursues comments on forms related to licensing of GM foods

The FSSAI has issued a notice asking for comments from stakeholders on the recently announced FSS (Genetically Modified Foods) Regulations, 2022. The apex food authorit


Listeria outbreak investigation triggers cheese recall in Canada

Le Fromage au Village Inc. recalled multiple brands of surface-ripened soft and semi-soft cheeses for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Chocolates recalled because of brush bristles in the product

Sanders Candy LLC, also known as Second Nature Brands, recalled different chocolate products because of foreign material in the products, particularly pieces of cleaning brush bristles.



FSSAI stretches the deadline for health certificates accompanying imported foods

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has further extended the time limit for its order on the mandatory ‘health certificate’ with import


Soft cheese recall initiated in Canada due to Listeria concerns

La Vache à Maillotte initiated a recall of Mélo-Dieux brand surface-ripened soft cheese from the marketplace because of potential Listeria monocytogenes c


Surface-ripened cheese recalled in Quebec because of Listeria concerns

Le Cendré de Notre-Dame initiated a recall of Semi-soft Surface-ripened Cheese from the marketplace for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Kurkure extends its portfolio by launching a youthful new sub-brand, KurkurePlayz

Kurkure, one of India's most loved snack brands, has grown its brand portfolio with the launch of a youthful new sub-brand, KurkurePlayz. It comes with the widely popul


Alfalfa sprouts recalled following an FDA test that found E.coli

Fullei Fresh initiated a recall of Alfalfa Sprouts after the FDA test found Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC.)

The recalled products were dispatched to Florida distributors and retailers


NIC Honestly Crafted Ice Creams enters the New Year with two unique flavours

NIC Honestly Crafted Ice Creams reported including two new, unique flavours to its outstanding basket of flavourful ice creams. TilGud with Ravdi Ice Cream and GajarHal


Tata bolsters its portfolio with Tata Coffee Grand Premium in the Northern states of India

In line with its priority on innovation, Tata Consumer Products reportedly launched its premium instant coffee, ‘Tata Coffee Grand Premium,’ a 100% coffee b


FSSAI to re-operationalise requirements of nutraceuticals and special foods norms

The FSSAI has resolved to re-operationalize the provisions of Food Safety Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special


FSSAI to establish standards for food colours' preparations and mixtures

The FSSAI has decided to establish standards for food colours preparations and mixtures in the revised Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011 (Food Products Standa


Wegmans recalls specific greens after soil products grown in test positive for Salmonella

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. recalled its products that contain micro greens, sweet pea leaves, and cat grass for potential Salmonella contamination.


Bikano unveils new crispy 'Crunchy Munchy' snacks in 100 gm pack

India's famous snack and packaged food manufacturing company, Bikano, unveiled a new pack of Crunchy Munchy in 100 gm pack to meet the expected rise in demand for snack


Oregon company recalls frozen beef following a test revealing E. coli contamination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) reported that Morasch Meats Inc. of Portland, OR, recalled 3,930 pounds of raw froz


Probiotic soda recalled in Canada due to spoilage

Jus Loop Inc. recalled Loop Mission brand Probiotic Soda products for possible spoilage.

According to the recall notice issued by the Canadian Food Inspection A


Igor brand cheese recall expanded in Canada following a test revealing Listeria

Jan K. Overweel Limited recalled Igor brand gorgonzola mild ripened blue-veined cheese (150g) from the marketplace for potential Listeria contamination. The firm also r


Mold concerns trigger recall of Peppercorn gift set

Something South African LLC of Seattle, WA, recalled their Peppercorn Collection Gift Set due to the detection of mold (Aspergillus brasiliensis) and Ochratoxin A in th


FDA issues a public alert about Listeria contamination of specific enoki mushrooms

The FDA cautions consumers not to consume Sun Hong Foods Inc. Enoki mushrooms due to the threat of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Sweetened jujube recalled for the presence of sulfites, which were not indicated on packages

Northern Food I/E Inc., Westbury, NY, recalled every single lot and code of its 8.3-ounce (235-gram) packets of “Lukai sweetened jujube” as they may possess


Igor cheese recalled in Canada following a test that found Listeria

Jan K. Overweel Limited recalled Igor brand gorgonzola mild ripened blue-veined cheese from the marketplace for potential Listeria contamination.


Cronobacter found in third-party testing triggers recall of Baby formula

ByHeart initiated recalling five batches of ByHeart Whole Nutrition Infant Formula for the potential for cross-contamination with Cronobactersakazakii. 


Oysters recalled in Texas following dozens of illnesses related to oysters from a particular harvest location
  • The Texas Department of State Health Services initiated a recall of all oysters reaped in the TX 1 area of southeastern Galveston Bay following reports of dozens of cases of gastrointestinal


Cross-contamination concerns result in the recall of Oscar Mayer ham and cheese loaf by Kraft Heinz

Kraft Heinz Foods Company of Kirksville, Mo., recalled approximately 2,400 pounds of RTE (ready-to-eat) ham and cheese loaf products for potential cross-contamination w


Bulk flour recalled due to the presence of metal pieces

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given updated details on the recall of 126,900 pounds of BBU Fine Whole Wheat Flour by Ardent Mills LLC due to the probable p


ODA issues public health warning over cheese spread without pasteurization records

Local news outlets reported that the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) issued a health warning for particular cheese products from the Yellow House Cheese LLC in Sev


Consumer complaints about plastic triggered the issue of public alert over summer sausage products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health warning over apprehensions that Jet High Prairie Meats and F


Frozen raspberries recalled as FDA testing reveals hepatitis A

Exportadora Copramar recalled 1,260 cases of James Farm frozen raspberries after U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) testing discovered hepatitis A contamination.


Monin introduces new fruity flavours for their Indian connoisseurs

Monin, an exceptional French brand, an innovative flavour solutions creator and a trusted ally for hospitality professionals worldwide, came up with a new product category, Le Crush de Monin, speci


FSSAI issues draft criteria specifying standards for meat sausages

The FSSAI has issued a draft regulation establishing the standards of meat sausages.

The standard specified in the draft shall appl


FSSAI issues guidelines for the re-operationalization of licensing standards

The food authority promulgated a direction for the re-operationalization of Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Amendment Regulation


Public health warning issued over ground beef sold in Texas after tests reveal E. coli

After a product sample tested positive for E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) raised a public health


Lactaid brand cottage cheese was recalled in Canada for the presence of plastic in the product

Mehadrin Milk Products Inc. initiated the recall of the Lactaid brand 4% Milkfat Min. Cottage Cheese for the presence of plastic in the product.


New York raw milk manufacturer shut down due to contaminated products

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball cautioned consumers to refrain from consuming unpasteurized, raw milk from the farm of


FDA Cautions Corporations for Illegally Selling Food and Beverage Products Containing CBD

The U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) issued a warning letter each to five companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD).



Listeria monocytogenes found in tests trigger recall of enoki mushrooms by the Californian organization

Green Day Produce Inc. of Vernon, CA, recalled its enoki mushrooms (200g/7.05oz packages) imported from Korea because the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural D


Poundcake recalled in Canada for the presence of plastic in the product

Hafner Canada Inc. is recalling Sélection du Pâtissier brand lemon and poppyseed poundcake due to some pieces of plastic in the product.


FDA cautions over sapovirus illnesses linked to raw oyster

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advised consumers not to eat some potentially contaminated oysters following the Southern Nevada Health District notification of t


Unripened, soft cheese recalled for possible botulism poisoning

Mounet Group initiated a recall of Labneh's soft unripened cheese in vegetable oil for possible contamination with Clostridium botulinum that may caus


Raw milk and cheese products were potentially found to be contaminated with Listeria: Warning

Health officials warn consumers against consuming unpasteurized, raw milk and eating specific cheese items sold under the BeiHollow brand because of contamination by Li


Raw goat milk was recalled in California after testing detected Campylobacter

Goat milk (raw) yielded and packaged by Valley Milk Simply Bottled of Stanislaus County, CA, is the matter of a statewide recall and quarantine order declared after the


Foster Farms recalls chicken patties after consumer complaints: Costco

Foster Farms of Farmerville, LA, recalled 148,000 pounds of completely cooked frozen chicken breast patties that could be contaminated with clear hard plastic pieces.


Frozen pork and chicken potstickers were recalled for not being inspected

JYC Enterprise, Inc., a Houston, Texas establishment, recalled around 33,280 pounds of pork potsticker and frozen chicken items that were relabelled, repackaged, and di


Beef patties shipped to Florida were recalled over a lack of federal inspection

New Universal Nourishment LLC, Miami Beach, FL. firm, recalled around 368 pounds of beef burger patty products, repackaged, relabeled and distributed without the advant


Tahini shipped to Ontario was recalled over Salmonella contamination

Family’s Choice Distribution recalled their Tahini Extra Sesame Seed Paste brand because of Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product was sold in Ontario, Canada, per the recall


Costco recalls hummus due to mold issues

Costco recalled the specific Kirkland Signature brand Pine Nut Hummus for mold issues.

Costco's letter to its members stated that the company recognised some mold issues on the pine nut top


Recall of Italian Pork Sausage Products because of Foreign Matter Contamination: Bob Evans Farms Foods, Inc.

Bob Evans Farms Foods, Inc., Ohio, recalled around 7,560 pounds of Italian pork sausage items possibly contaminated with extraneous materials, particularly thin blue ru


Potential botulism poisoning triggers the recall of Seaweed products

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has recalled Royalty Sea Moss' lemonade and gel products.

Following a


Possible Salmonella outbreak in Ohio: cookies from a home bakery

The Allen County Public Health Department in Ohio investigated a potential outbreak of Salmonella bacteria infection in cookies. 


Salmonella contamination triggers recall of Unreal brand chocolate

Unreal Brand's dark chocolate coconut minis were recalled from the marketplace for potential Salmonella contamination.

The recalled


Listeria found in tests triggers recall of Enoki Mushrooms

Goldenway Import and Export recalled Enoki Mushrooms for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

This recall was initiated


Glass found in chocolate-covered peanuts triggers the recall of Trail mix

Diamond Foods Inc., of Stockton, CA, recalled Rocky Road Trail Mix sold by Better Living Brands LLC due to glass pieces found in various lots of chocolate-covered peanu


Abbott recalls Similac and other formulas for improper seals on bottles

Abbott initiated a recall of specific lots of 2-ounce/59-millilitre bottles of Ready-to-Feed liquid products for infants and children. These include Similac 360 Total C


FSSAI recommends importers to use FICS to overcome delays in approval

The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) has released an advisory asking food businesses involved in importing food articles to use the FICS (Food Impor


Concessional duty on oil imports to carry on till March 2023 to keep the domestic price under check

The CBIC (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs), in notification no. 46/2022-Customs dated August 31, 2022, extended existing concessional import duties on selec


Dutch retailer initiates recall following Ferrero chocolate error

Jumbo, a Dutch retailer, initiated a recall after erroneously sending Ferrero chocolate to market, possibly contaminated with Salmonella.


USDA publishes public health warning over E. coli discovered in ground beef

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) published a public health warning over apprehensions that specific FBS Hudson “Frank’s Butcher Shop


Listeria concerns trigger recall of Circle K sandwiches in Quebec

Aristo Cuisine recalled specific Circle K / Couche Tard Sandwiches from the marketplace for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recalled products were distributed in Quebec,


Listeria found in tests led the Renaissance Food Group to recall products with vegetables

Renaissance Food Group recalled specific products containing vegetables post receiving a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes in a finished product. All products produced with the same i


Cider recalled in Quebec for lead contamination

Le Verger à Ti-Paul Inc. of Saint-Elzéar, Quebec, Canada, recalled their company’s brand of Cider because of lead contamination.


Due to Listeria concerns, Gaton's Foods Dairy extends the recall of cheeses sold in Canada

Gaton's Foods Dairy extended the recall of specific Nature's Best and Zavat Chalavfrom brand cheeses from the marketplace for potential Listeria monocytogenes 


FSSAI aspires to safe preparations & handling of mid-day meals for kids

The apex food regulator has requested state food safety commissioners to take suitable measures to ensure safe preparations and handling of mid-day meals for kids acros


Cheese recall extended for Listeria concerns amid the outbreak

Old Europe Cheese Inc. extended its recall of brie cheeses notified on September 22 due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.



Listeria concerns trigger recall of fruit and cheese snacks.

Cut Fruit Express of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, recalled Caribou Coffee Fruit and Cheese Plate 6.2oz due to possible contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes.

Caribou Coffee Fruit and


Bottled chai recalled due to possible Clostridium botulinum contamination

The Chai Box recalled specific bottles of Chai Concentrate Mix for potential under-processing, which may result in Clostridium botulinum contamination. 


Michigan consumers cautioned of products contaminated with human waste

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) urges consumers not to eat any Kuntry Gardens produce or products containing produce from Kuntry Ga


Oysters recalled in Canada because of Salmonella contamination

Oyster Kings Inc. recalled specific oysters from the marketplace for potential Salmonella contamination.

A Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results triggered this recall.

The re


USDA issues public warning as Listeria found in RTE wieners

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert due to Family Fare, a Chippewa Falls, Wisc. the establ


FDA forewarns about Mother's Touch baby formula that does not comply with standards

Mother's Touch prompted a recall of its Mother's Touch Baby Formula as the product did not comply with the FDA's infant formula standards.


Raw milk recalled in California as test discovers Campylobacter bacteria.

After a test by the California Department of Food and Agriculture discovered Campylobacter jejuni bacteria in the raw sheep milk produced and packaged by Valley Milk Simply Bottled of Stanislaus Co


Salad products recalled pan Canada due to contamination with plastic pieces

Vegpro International Inc. initiated a recall of different brands of salad products due to pieces of plastic in the product.

As per the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled p


Subs recalled in British Columbia for possible Listeria concerns

CLS Catering Services Ltd. is recalling Fresh and Local brand turkey and bacon sub sandwiches from the marketplace due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

According to the Ca


Vegetable products sold at Kroger recalled because of Listeria concerns

GHGA recalled various products because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recalled products were sold to Kroger and distributed to retail stores.

The firm was no


Nearly 44 tons of meat products recalled: Listeria in the processing facility

The FSIS (U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service) declared that Behrmann Meat and Processing Inc., of Albers, IL, recalled 87,382 pounds of various ready-to-eat (


Amendment of export policy for broken rice imposes 20% duty

The Indian Government amended the export policy for broken rice and restricted its export with the imposition of a 20% duty. Experts say this was done because of the po


Starbucks Espresso drink was recalled due to metal pieces in the product

Pepsico Inc recalled specific Starbucks Vanilla Espresso Triple Shot beverages for potential contamination by foreign material, particularly metal fragments.


Applications under non-specified food to be permitted only through the ePAAS portal

The Food Authority declared that applications under non-specified food regulations would be presented only through the Electronic Product Approval Application System -e


Abbott recalls some particular Similac formula for packaging defects

Abbott Nutrition recalled particular Similac bottles of formula due to packaging defects. 

Early this year, Abbott started a large recall of some of its infant formula products and shu


FDA alerts parents against infants' Mother's Touch formula as it does not meet nutrient requirements

The FDA recommends parents and caretakers against buying or giving Mother's Touch Formula to infants under their care. 

The pr


Cheese recalled because of E. coli

Les Fromageries Peimar Inc. recalled the Bonvallis brand Nevat (cheese) due to E. coli contamination.

According to the CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency), the company sold the recalled


Wai Wai presents Akbare, Dynamite, and Pyro noodles

CG Foods India unveiled a premium range of zingy Wai Wai instant noodles: Akbare, Dynamite, and Pyro, in North-East India.

This brand new range is different by its premiums of noodles in ta


Enoki Mushrooms recalled in Canada for Listeria contamination

WK Produce recalled Enoki Mushrooms for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

This recall was initiated after the CFIA (C


Listeria found in FDA testing triggers cheese recall by Keswick Creamery

Keswick Creamery of Newburg, PA, recalled specific cheeses for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. A routine sampling program conducted by the FDA reve


Brioche Style Buns were recalled in Ontario due to microbial contamination

GFS Canada recalled no brand 4-inch Split Top Brioche Style Buns for the potential presence of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers, retailers, hotels, and restaurants are


Egg products imported from Italy recalled for being ineligible to export

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported that Valrhona Inc., a Brooklyn, NY company recalled 66 pounds of dried alb


Hash browns recalled in Canada because of potential Listeria contamination

Gordon Food Service recalled Lamb’s Supreme brand Shredded IQF Hash Browns due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The r


Mother Dairy reworks milk prices

Mother Dairy is obliged to increase its liquid milk prices by Rs 2/litre with effect from 17 August 17, 2022. The latest prices will be applicable for all milk alternat


Rage Coffee unveils freshly roasted Whole Beans

Virat Kohli-backed Rage Coffee adds freshly roasted Whole Beans coffee to its caffeine innovative portfolio that would fill the needs of customers having completely aut


Amaranth Grain recalled in 17 states for Salmonella contamination

Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods Inc., of Milwaukie, Oregon initiated the recall of Bob’s Red Mill brand Organic Amaranth Grain Gluten Free for possible Salmone


Ricotta Di Bufala recalled in Quebec because of E. coli contamination

Les Fromageries Pimar Inc. initiated the recall of the Life120 brand “Ricotta Di Bufala Campana Dop” for generic E. coli contamination.


Dinner rolls, sandwich rolls, and buns were recalled for possible microbial contamination

Piantedosi Baking Company Inc. recalled specific dinner rolls, sandwich rolls, and buns that were used in limited products produced from March 21 to April 25 following


More than 150,00 pounds of pizza recalled for the lack of inspection

Pizza John’s of Essex, MD, recalled over 150,000 pounds of pepperoni pizza products produced without federal inspection.



Imported consignments to come with a health certificate from the exporting country

Imported consignments of milk and milk products, fish and fish products, and pork and pork products will be mandated to be accompanied by a health certificate issued by


Blue Diamond Growers recalls Almonds for Salmonella concerns

Blue Diamond Growers of Sacramento, CA, is recalling almost 350,000 pounds of almonds for potential Salmonella contamination.

The c


Wegmans dill butter recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Epicurean Butter LLC of Thornton, CO, recalled its 3.5-ounce tubs of ” Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter” due to a prior recall from their frozen dill supplier, SupHerb Farms. A poten


Flour recalled in Indiana due to the presence of plastic in the product

Minn Dak Growers Ltd. of Grand Forks, ND, is recalling approximately 40,000 pounds of Fancy Buckwheat Flour for the presence foreign material (like plastic) in the prod


Kingdom Creamery of Vermont ice cream was recalled because of Listeria concerns

Kingdom Creamery of Vermont LLC of East Hardwick, VT, is recalling Kingdom Creamery of Vermont brand ice creams for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Puratos India adds five fresh creations to its patisserie range

Puratos International Group's subsidiary, Puratos India, launched five new products to fit into the patisserie industry. These include Tegral Ultra Vanilla Sponge Egg F


PepsiCo launches slow-cooked kettle wafers Lay’s Gourmet in three flavours

Potato chips brand, PepsiCo India’s Lay’s, came up with Lay’s Gourmet, a premium range of slow-cooked premium kettle chips. It is available in three f


AIFPA asks associates to concede to labeling standards within the time limit

The All India Food Processors’ Association (AIFPA) urged its members to comply with the provisions of labeling the food products as per the FSSAI and Legal Metrol


53 nationally marketed beverages recalled due to microbial contamination

Lyons Magnus LLC initiated the recall of nutritious and beverage products for possible microbial contamination, that may include the organism Cronobacter sakazakii. 

Preliminary root c


The company recalls sandwich wraps following government testing that detected Listeria

Rachael’s Food Corporation, a Chicopee, MA organization, is recalling 2,246 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poultry wrap products for Listeria monocytogenes


FSSAI to permit Aadhar as an identity proof for its services

The FSSAI has resolved to use the Aadhar number as an identity document for availing its services.

The Ministry of Health & Fam


NIC Honestly Natural Ice Cream’s unique combo presents for Raksha Bandhan

The fastest-growing ice cream brand in India, NIC Honestly Natural Ice Cream, unveiled an array of thrilling flavours and combo presents on the Raksha Bandhan festival.


About 20,000 pounds of frozen pizza recalled due to deficiency of federal inspection

Danny’s Sub and Pizza, of Cape Coral, FL, is recalling 19,275 pounds of frozen meat pizza products that were produced between January 2020 to July 2022 without fe


Dole recalls Marketside and Simply Nature salad mixes for toxic nightshade

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. recalled Simply Nature Organic Spring Mix 16 oz., and Walmart’s Marketside Spring Mix 5 oz. and 11 oz. for possible contamination with


Amaranth grain recalled for Salmonella contamination

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. of Lakewood, CO, is recalling Natural Grocers® Brand 1-pound Organic Amaranth Grain for possible Salmonella contamination


JUST Eggs recalled due to Listeria problems

Eat Just Inc., Alameda, CA, is recalling JUST Egg Chopped Spring Greens products from retail stores in five states for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Wipro Consumer Care declares entry into the packaged food business

As part of Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting's approach to steady growth, the company has declared its foray into the packaged foods business in India. It has an ambit


FreshToHome ventures into India’s first clean label ready-to-fry meaty snacks

The world’s largest completely integrated online brand in fresh fish and meat e-commerce, FreshToHome has launched India’s first clean label ready-to-fry (R


The presence of plastic material triggers muffin recal

Portland Specialty Baking LLC of Portland, OR, is recalling its Lemon Muffins due to the plastic material in the product.

The recal


Blueberries recalled due to high levels of lead

BrandStorm Inc. is recalling certain Natierra Organic Freeze-Dried Blueberry pouches for the potential presence of lead beyond the FDA’s suggested limits.


Big Olaf initiated ice cream recall over listeria outbreak

Sarasota-based ice cream maker Big Olaf Creamery recalled its ice cream from stores after being linked to a listeria outbreak by public health officials. 


Walko’s NIC Honestly Natural Ice Cream offers a bouquet of over 50 flavors

Walko Food Company’s NIC Honestly Natural Ice Cream achieved a new milestone of offering natural ice cream in more than 55 flavors to its ever-growing consumer ba


Yogurt recall initiated for possible glass pieces in the product

Eat Real Food LLC recalled various flavors of yogurt for the possible presence of pieces of glass. Consumers may use the following information to check the recalled yogurt that was sold nationwide.


Orion Choco-Pie partners with Keventers to create the authentic milkshake

Orion, one of the largest food businesses in South Korea and makers of the original Choco-Pie, has collaborated with Keventers to create the Orion Choco-Pie milkshake i


GST on non-branded food articles will lead to increase in prices and inflation: Experts

The GST Council held its meeting recently and decided to remove exemptions on stipulated non-branded food items. The judgment, experts say, will lead to price increases


Conagra Brands unveils a new state-of-the-art vegetable processing facility

Conagra Brands inaugurated a new state-of-the-art vegetable processing plant in Waseca, Minn. The new 245,000 square foot infrastructure can process fresh vegetables to


Bikano boosts the summer cooler range with banana, strawberry, and choco drinks

India's leading snacks company, Bikano, has come up with a big launch in its summer cooler range by presenting banana, strawberry, and choco drinks in their wide select


Ferrero India collaborates with Discovery Channel to bring ‘Natoons’ collection

Kinder Joy, reported its portfolio elaboration in India with the launch of Kinder Joy ‘Natoons' emphasizing the objective of ‘Learning about Animals’


Canadian agency posts recall of king oyster mushrooms for Listeria concerns

Kam Ding Investment Ltd. is recalling King Oyster Mushrooms sold under the TWA Fungi brand due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recall comes after the CFIA (Canad


FSSAI introduces regulations for vegan foods

In order to curb the sale of fake vegan foods, the FSSAI has introduced regulations by defining what constitutes vegan foods and listed various specifications to be followed for the manufacture, sa


Bakery products recalled in Canada due to plastic in products

Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC is recalling Enjoy Life brand bakery products from the marketplace for the potential presence of plastic pieces.

The recalled products were marketed all over


Shoppers Drug Mart issues recall as some recalled Abbott formulas were accidentally sold online

Shoppers Drug Mart is recalling specific Abbott brand powdered infant formula products for possible Salmonella and Cronobacter sakazakii contamination. The products were originally recalled on Febr


Revive Organics recalls smoothies and oats due to norovirus concerns

Revive Organics Inc. is recalling specific oats and smoothie products from the marketplace for possible norovirus contamination of the raspberries used in these product


Complaints of illnesses and hospitalizations trigger Daily Harvest to recall French Lentil + Leek Crumbles

Food delivery service, Daily Harvest, initiated a recall of their “French Lentil + Leek Crumbles” after receiving customer reports of the products causing g


Cremica unveils a range of lip-smacking sauces, elevating the flavors industry

Cremica Food Industries has launched a new variety of sauces that are deliciously addictive and can be used in salad dressing, for dips, or to prepare to fill for sandw


Freshpet recalls specific dog foods due to Salmonella contamination

Freshpet Inc. is recalling a specific lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From The Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag), with a sell-by date of 10/29/22, for potential Salmonella contamination


FSSAI publishes a list of products for +F endorsement

To eliminate ‘ambiguity’, the FSSAI has issued an advisory with respect to the modified SOP for applying +F endorsement for fortified food products in FoSCo


Anaphylactic shock triggers company to recall fish products

888 Fish Company recalled particular fish products after a consumer had a severe allergic reaction.

As per the recall notice posted


Health star rating system on food & beverage products being criticized

The FSSAI's (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) plan to launch a health star rating system for packaged food and beverage products have come under fire from


Yumei Foods USA, Inc. Recalls Ineligible Chinese Siluriformes Products

Yumei Foods USA, Inc., a City of Industry, Calif. establishment, is recalling around 9,370 pounds of imported Siluriformes products. As per the USDA’s Food Safety


Norovirus contamination triggers raspberries recall in Canada

New Alasko Limited Partnership initiated a recall of Alasko brand IQF Whole Raspberries due to potential norovirus contamination.

This recall comes after a month after an identical recall o


Protein bars recalled post E.coli confirmatory tests

Built Brands, LLC. of American Fork, UT, initiated a recall of 4,196 individual bars of its “Banana Cream Pie Puffs” protein bar for potential pathogenic E.


Tata Starbucks presents a vegan menu in collaboration with Imagine Meats

Tata Starbucks introduced an all-new vegan product lineup in India. Beginning this month, it is adding three food products: Vegan Hummus Kebab Wrap, Vegan Sausage Crois


Insect filth adulteration triggers recall of baked goods from Spain in Florida

Gruvipa S. L. of Spain recalled certain baked goods sold in Florida for potentially adulteration with insect filth of its finished products.


Bakery recalls packaged salads due to Listeria contamination

Northern Tier Bakery LLC of St. Paul Park, MN, recalled 905 pounds of RTE (ready-to-eat) salad products for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination, as reported


Tea recalled for potential contamination with hepatitis A virus

Urban Remedy is recalling Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose for potential contamination with Hepatitis A.


Sleepy Owl comes up with refreshing cold coffee cans

Sleepy Owl, India's leading D2C coffee brand has launched cold coffee cans, thereby expanding its product offering and widening its accessibility as a brand.


Listeria on equipment triggers crabmeat recall

Irvington Seafood of Irvington, AL, initiated a recall of its “Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, Finger, and Claw meat” for potential Listeria contamination.


FSSAI issues directions on oil labeling

The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) issued a notification to state food safety departments to ensure provisional compliance with the labeling of Mu


Jif peanut butter triggers recall of power and snack boxes by Bix Produce Company.

Bix Produce Company of Little Canada initiated a recall of its 5-ounce packages of “Egg and Cheese Curds snack box” and “Egg and Cheese Curds Power Bo


Salmonella concern triggers recall of peanut butter-containing chocolates

Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop initiated a recall of Sweet Spot Chocolates containing Jif peanut butter for possible Salmonella contamination.


The recall of Jif peanut butter spreads to Singapore and the UK

Peanut butter associated with the Salmonella outbreak in the US is also being recalled in the United Kingdom and other countries.



USDA’s FSIS issues a public health alert

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) raised a public health alert for RTE (ready-to-eat) salad products containing J.M. Smucker Company's regulated pe


Fresh Del Monte recalls peanut butter products due to Jif recall

Fresh Del Monte is recalling fresh-cut fruit and vegetable products containing RTE (ready-to-eat) Jif peanut butter dip for possible Salmonella contamination.


Salmonella concern triggers recall of Garden Cut products containing Jif peanut butter

Garden Cut, LLC, of Indianapolis, IN, initiated a recall of products containing 0.750z Jif Peanut Butter Cup for potential Salmonella contamination.


Lack of inspection triggers recall of QueensMade drinks

QueensMade Lemonade LLC Cincinnati is recalling all its citrus products that include lemonade flavors and Ginger Turmeric shots. The recalled products missed QC inspect


Metal pieces trigger recall of huge quantity of bacon topping

Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. of Sioux Center, IA, initiated the recall of 185,610 pounds of RTE (ready-to-eat) bacon topping products for potential metal pieces cont


Over 300 fell sick due to the Ferrero chocolate Salmonella outbreak

Over 300 people from 16 nations fell sick in a Salmonella outbreak linked to Kinder chocolate made by Ferrero in Belgium.

A total o


USDA raises public health alerts over under-processed Walmart ham

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) raised a public health warning for RTE (ready-to-eat) Great Value Black Forest Ham.


Luncheon loaf and Sausage sticks recalled due to metal in the product

America New York Ri Wang Food Group Co. Ltd., of Bay Shore, NY, initiated a recall of 14,635 pounds of RTE (ready-to-eat) sausage sticks and luncheon loaf products for


Norovirus concerns spurts Raspberries recall in Canada

Mantab Inc. is recalling Below Zero brand whole, frozen raspberries for potential norovirus contamination.

The recalled product has


Starbursts, Skittles, and Life Savers gummies recalled due to metal strands in products

Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S, LLC is recalling specific variants of STARBURST® Gummies, SKITTLES® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies for very thin metal st


The agriculture commissioner warns against consuming contaminated unpasteurized, raw milk

The New York Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner advised against the consumption of unpasteurized, raw milk from Thomas Miller dba Miller Dairy Farm due


USDA issues public alert about plastic in some organic ground beef sold by Whole Foods stores

The USDA has issued a public health alert for specific organic ground beef at Whole Foods stores for pieces of hard plastic.

The co


RTE chicken recall expanded to 290 tons for being undercooked.

Wayne Farms LLC of Decatur, AL, expanded its nationwide recall of RTE (ready-to-eat) chicken breast fillets for being undercooked. Undercooking may result in the growth


Elite brand products recalled in Canada with added UPCs

Foodfest International 2000 Inc. has amended its recall of various Elite brand products for possible Salmonella contamination. Label information may appear in Hebrew or


PVR comes up with V-Frozen gourmet gelatos in cinemas for summers

PVR Cinemas upgraded its F&B portfolio with premium quality Gourmet Gelatos under the brand name ‘PVR V-Frozen’ - a novel beginning in the cinema catego


H-E-B recalling brownie bites due to consumer complaints on metal pieces

H-E-B is recalling two brownie products for potential metal fragments in the products, after consumer complaints.

The company recal


The company recalls fresh organic green beans from Whole Foods, Aldi, and Lidl after testing finds Listeria

Alpine Fresh Inc. of Doral, FL, recalls its 1-pound packages of "Hippie Organics" french green beans following company testing revealed contamination with Listeria mono


Salmonella test triggers recall of Marketside organic zucchini sold at Walmart stores

World Variety Produce Inc. of Los Angeles recalls organic zucchini shipped to Walmart stores in 18 states after government testing indicated infestation with Salmonella


Various poppy seeds were recalled across Canada over Salmonella concerns.

The industry has recalled various poppy seeds from the marketplace because of potential Salmonella contamination.

The Canadian Food


Inari brand Organic Blue Poppy Seeds was recalled over Salmonella concerns.

Puresource Natural Products recalls Inari brand Organic Blue Poppy Seeds because of potential Salmonella contamination.


Testing finds Salmonella in the meat department at a Utah grocery store

Utah officials reported that they allocated a cease and desist order on the meat department of a grocery store and have embargoed all yields after testing found Salmone


More oysters are recalled in Canada as norovirus outbreak numbers grow.

Intercity Packers Ltd. recalls Intercity Packers Ltd. brand Oyster N/Shell Royal Miyagi Ow because of possible norovirus contamination.

The findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency d


FDA warning to Joy Gourmet Foods over serious violations

A food company in New York is under alarm from the FDA for serious violations of Hazard Analysis, the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, and Risk-Based Preventive Con


Dozens of Kinder products are now under recall in Canada, including Disney licensed chocolate

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ferrero Canada Ltd. announced the expanded recall, listing more than a dozen new Kinder products. As of the recall pos


Verstegen brand “Mix Voor Nasi & Bami Goreng” was recalled because of Salmonella.

Global Reach Confections & More Inc. recalls Verstegen brand “Mix Voor Nasi & Bami Goreng” because of possible Salmonella contamination.

A recall in another nation trigg


Skippy peanut butter was recalled because of steel pieces in the product

Skippy Foods LLC recalls certain SKIPPY brands Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread, Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, and Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With P


More oysters are recalled in Canada as an investigation into the norovirus outbreak

Daily Fresh Shellfish Inc. recalls specific Daily Fresh Shellfish Inc. brand Oysters from the market because of potential norovirus contamination.


Testing reveals parasites in certain Ocean Mist romaine hearts

State officials warn consumers not to eat certain romaine lettuce because the Cyclospora parasite was found during sample testing.


A drink recalled because of Bacillus cereus; 2 ill with 27 other complaints filed: Oatly

Oatly has condemned a quality issue for recalling an oat drink in two European countries.

The company has obtained 29 complaints, a


Testing instigates recall after finding undeclared sulfite in sweetened strawberries

SunTree Snack Foods LLC, of Phoenix, AZ, recalls Good & Gather Dried Sweetened Strawberries because of undeclared sulfite. 

The recall was initiated after Florida’s Departmen


Pre-cut fruit recalled after an FDA test indicates Salmonella contamination.

Freshcut fruit of Liberty Fruit Company Inc. is recalled after FDA testing found a sample positive for Salmonella.

As per the company's recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administrat


Stellar Bay Shellfish recalls more oysters: Norovirus contamination

Stellar Bay Shellfish recalls certain Stellar Bay Shellfish brand Chef Creek Oysters because of potential norovirus infestation.

This recall was initiated by findings of the Canadian Food I


Nationally distributed mushrooms recalled because of Listeria

Farm Fresh Produce LLC of Vernon, CA, recalls all their 14.11-ounce packages of “TWA Agriculture Mixed Mushrooms” due to possible Listeria monocytogenes infestation.

Routine inv


Investigation finds Salmonella in raw milk; New York officials published a public warning

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets warns customers to avoid consuming raw milk produced from a farm in Jefferson County because of potential salmonella infestation.



More than 3 million Airborne Gummies were recalled after consumer complaints

Reckitt recalls 3.74 million Airborne Gummies bottles in assorted fruit, blueberry, orange, and pomegranate flavors. When opened for the first time, pressure builds up in the container and causes t


FSSAI: NOC for imported alcoholic beverage valid for 300 days

The FSSAI has commented that the No Objection Certificate (NOC) for an imported alcoholic beverage with 10 percent alcohol shall be valid for 300 days. The directive will apply to alcoholic drinks


Giant Eagle recalls frozen diced green peppers after testing finds Listeria

Giant Eagle Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA, recalled frozen bags of Giant Eagle diced green peppers because of the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

The company distributed the product to Giant S


Abbott recalls infant formula in Canada since outbreak investigation continues

Abbott recalled particular powdered infant formula products from the marketplace in Canada because of potential Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella contamination.


National recall of Enoki mushrooms commenced after testing found Listeria.

The Los Angeles, CA, company Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. recalled certain cases of packages of Enoki Mushrooms, a product of China, due to possible Listeria monocytogene


Ice cream recalled because of the presence of Listeria from equipment

The Royal Ice Cream Company Inc. recalls specific lots of Batch Ice Cream brand vanilla, ginger, and mocha chip ice cream after finding Listeria monocytogenes on proces


Soda recalled following consumer complaints of glass in the product.

Following a consumer complaint, Loblaw Companies Ltd. recalled Ginger Sicilian Soda and PC brand Lemon from the market because of the likely presence of glass.


The company recalls bread dough because of possible contamination with glass

Fetting’s Frozen Foods LLC of Finley, ND, recalls specific frozen bread dough because the product may possess glass.

Abbys Ba


Immunity Bloom launches dietary food supplements, Shield –Om Plus & Shield – Om Ultra

Noida-based start-up Immunity Bloom has recently introduced its new range of dietary food supplements made from Pure Korean Ginseng, imported directly from South Korea.


FSIS public health warning for R-T-E chicken for Listeria contamination

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert that ready-to-eat (R-T-E) chicken salad products made by Simply Fre


FSSAI releases draft on standards for olive oil, oils, sheep milk, & fats

FSSAI has published a draft requesting comments on suggested amendments in the Food Safety and Standards Regulations about sheep milk and standards of olive oil (Food P


Listeria concerned about the prompt recall of Bake Crafters breakfast sandwiches

A Tennessee company recalls sausage and waffle sandwiches because of infection with Listeria monocytogenes.

Bake Crafters documente


FDA suggests a new rule regarding food contact notifications (FCNs)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has presented a new rule to amend how and when it may determine that a premarket notice for a food contact substance is no lon


Food agency warns about the health risk from herbal mixtures sold online

The Dutch food agency has cautioned consumers about two herbal preparations with ingredients that could risk general health.



Sandwiches recalled in Canada after testing found Listeria contamination

HQ Fine Foods recalls certain Quality fast foods brands and Hygaard Fine Foods Ltd. brand sandwiches from the marketplace due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contam


The mushroom company warned after FDA inspectors find Listeria in facilities

An import company (HK Produce Group Inc. DBA Y2S Trading Inc.) in New York received notice from the FDA. The firm's inspection was initiated based on FDA


Ice Cream Company warned after FDA inspectors find Listeria in facilities

A food firm (Greenwood Ice Cream LLC) in Georgia received the FDA notice for serious violations after inspectors discovered Listeria in the company&rsq


Smoothies recalled for natural toxins in raw elderberries

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) stated that Evive Nutrition Inc is recalling its “Immunity Super Functional Smoothie” for raw elderberries. These contain cyanogenic glycosides, a


Commissioners directed to ensure compliance with trans-fatty acid limits

The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) issued an order directing all state Food Safety Commissioners to ensure compliance with the li


FDA Maharashtra seizes low-quality health and dietary supplements

The Food and Drug Administration Maharashtra has recently seized low-quality food and dietary supplements stocked by Sigma Lifesciences, Mumbai, in violation of food sa


Bistak Groceries Inc. and Bistak Enterprises Inc. recalls food due to Salmonella contamination

Bistak Enterprises Inc. and Bistak Groceries Inc. initiated a recall of various products for possible Salmonella contamination due to rodent infestation.


Metal fragments triggered recall of cream puffs extended

Poppies International Inc. of Battleboro, NC, is expanding its recall of certain frozen cream puffs manufactured between December 7 and December 10, 2021, for possible


Casseroles recalled for potential Salmonella contamination from corn linked to the outbreak

Doughgirls Baking Inc. (dba, Doughgirls Comfort Kitchen & Bakeshop) is recalling King Ranch Casserole for possible Salmonella contamination.


Aoun brand ‘Tahineh’ recalled after testing discovered Salmonella

Fattal International North America Inc. is recalling Aoun brand “Tahineh” from the marketplace for possible Salmonella contamination.


Clams recalled due to botulism risk after being sold unrefrigerated

Moncton Fish Market Ltd. is recalling Moncton Fish Market brand “La” Stimpson’s Surf Clams, which were sold unrefrigerated from the marketplace for po


Scientists have come up with biodegradable bacteria-killing packaging

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University Singapore and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invented a biodegradable food packaging material that destroys


Abbyland Foods recalls beef sticks for undeclared milk

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced a recall of 14,976 pounds of beef sticks from Abbyland Foods Inc. of Abbo


Listeria contamination triggers recall of Trader Joe’s soycutash

Sno Pac Foods Inc. of Caledonia, MN, is recalling Trader Joe’s brand soycutash for possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.


Relish Foods recalls tuna steaks following consumer complaints, and FDA testing found levels of histamines

Relish Foods Inc. of El Segundo, CA, recalled “Frozen Pacific Fusion” brand 10-ounce packages of tuna steaks that could cause food poisoning.


Cream puffs recalled at Safeway, Costco, PriceRite, ShopRite locations for metal fragments

Poppies International Inc. of Battleboro, NC, initiated the recall of certain cream puffs manufactured between 7 to 10 December 2021 for possible small metal fragments.


Blue Tribe pitches another green product – plant-based Mutton Keema

In a proposal to confirm its product portfolio, Blue Tribe, India’s leading food technology company facilitating consumption of planet-friendly products, has vent


Sunfeast reimagines center-filled cookies with Dark Fantasy Desserts

Sunfeast Dark Fantasy launched new Dark Fantasy Desserts, a collection of two delicious and drool-worthy center-filled cookies - Choco Nut Dipped and Choco Chunks. The


Bikano enters Western Snacks Category with Mexican Crunch & Fun Sticks

Bikano introduced three new lip-smacking products to increase their market share and revenue stream in the Western snacks category. The new range includes Mexican Crunc


FSSAI sets Jan 2022 deadline to comply with ‘print license no. on invoices order’

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India delayed the implementation of the order necessitating food businesses to print license numbers on receipts, invoices, cash memos, or bills of retail


Alarming levels of lead trigger recall of over half a million pounds of canned beef

Crider Foods of Stillmore, GA, is recalling over half a million pounds of canned beef with gravy products for potential lead contamination.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s FSIS (


Raw milk recalled after sampling reveals E. coli contamination: Washington

Williams Valley Family Farm LLC of Clayton, WA, recalls retail raw whole milk because of E. coli contamination. The recall was instated after routine sampling conducted by the Washington State Depa


Listeria infection risk triggers recall of frozen barbecue pork from schools and other institutions

The FSIS (U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service) declared a recall of over 3,000 pounds of a frozen, RTE (ready-to-eat) smoked pork barbecue product from Nick's Famous


Pork pellets and related snacks were recalled because of a reinspection issue

Evans Food Group Ltd. of Chicago recalls 10,359 pounds of pork pellet products that were not presented for import reinspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foo


Consumer complaints of plastic in ground turkey led Butterball to recall 7 tons

Butterball, LLC, of Mount Olive, NC, recalls 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products for contamination with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic.

As per the U.S. Department of Ag


Salmonella outbreak triggers recall of Italian meat

Salmonella outbreak announcement by CDC resulted in a nationwide recall of over 430 tons of Fratelli Beretta Italian meat products. 

Fratelli Beretta USA Inc., NJ, announced the recall


Tiger Brands recalls millions of cans of vegetables

Tiger Brands, South Africa’s largest food manufacturer, announced the recall of about 20 million Koo and Hugo’s canned vegetable products produced from May 1, 2019, to May 5, 2021, for


Mezmo brings all-new natural candies

A homegrown brand, Mezmo, launched candies made without the bad stuff. They are all-new, all-natural.

The brand aims to make sweets real and healthy by doing away with bright, artificial co


T- Brother recalls enoki mushrooms in Canada for Listeria risk

T-Brother Food & Trading Ltd. recalled Soo brand enoki mushrooms after tests showed potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Consumers having the recalled mushrooms at their home


Listeria concerns trigger Curation foods to recall additional salad kits in Canada

Curation Foods is recalling its Eat Smart brand Chopped Salad Kits and Kale Salad Blends from the marketplace for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The impl


Tirupati Balaji Agro ventures into ready-to-eat food with Let’s Eat

Tirupati Balaji Agro entered into the ready-to-eat (RTE) food category with the launch of a variety of flavors in the mushroom category with the name of Let’s Eat.

RTE food products g


Salmonella outbreak triggers recall of Mr. Porky pork rinds

Morgan Williams International Inc. initiated the recall of Mr. Porky brand Original Scratchings for potential Salmonella contamination. 

As per the CFIA (Cana


Orion launches rice cracker & custas cupcakes

Orion, South Korea's leading food company, launched two of its most sought-after products globally, O’Rice and Custas Cup Cake, to kick-start festive celebrations early in India. The snacks s


Listeria monocytogenes triggers recall of Whole Vegetable Noodles

The CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) issued a food recall warning for Veggie Foodle brand Green Zucchini Whole Vegetable Noodles because of Listeria monocytogenes. The recall by Freshline Foo


Bonn Group introduces a new range of digestive biscuits under the Americana Biscuit brand

To support healthy eating habits among people, Bonn Group has launched Americana Premium Digestive high fiber biscuits.

Light on the pocket and high on fiber, these delicious biscuits are i


Amended standards for besan, yellow pea powder, maize starch, types of peppers

The FSSAI has published the third amendment regulations associated with food products standards and food additives, including besan, yellow pea powder, maize starch, and white and green pepper stan


Homemade ham implicated in Romania for Botulism cases

Romania's news agency, Agerpres, reported that two people were diagnosed with botulism. They are believed to have consumed homemade ham.

Botulism poisoning is a rare illness caused by toxin


Potential Listeria contamination triggers recall of Haen Meats 1959 House Blend

Potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination triggered Excalibur Seasoning Company of Pekin, IL, to recall 17 bottles of Haen Meats 1959 House Blend.

The company started shipping this pro


FSSAI terminates orders on pandemic relaxations to food businesses

The FSSAI declared that its order permitting food businesses (non-manufacturers) to continue operations with the 17 digit application reference number would cease from June 30, 2021. The relaxation


Nourish Organics introduces Variety Bar Pack

A homegrown organic food-focused brand, Nourish Organics, launched the new Variety Bar Pack. It is an innovative and healthy bar from the brand. It corroborates the company's aim at making healthy


Nandu's introduces momos to the popular 'Heat & Eat' menu

India's largest hyper local and omnichannel meat brand, Nandu's, has launched four 'Heat & Eat' dishes– Classic Chicken Momos, Classic Prawn Momos, Schezwan Chicken Momos, and Classic Fis


Aflatoxin concerns trigger recall of Six brands of dog food

Sunshine Mills Inc. initiated the recall of certain products for potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin. 

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins and are dangerous due to their high level of toxic


Omaha Packing recalls beef for E. coli contamination

Greater Omaha Packing recalled 295,236 pounds of raw beef products for suspected contamination of E. coli O157:H7. The beef was for non-intact usage, as per the U.S. Department of Agriculture&rsquo


Potential Listeria contamination triggers CFIA to recall Zucchini spirals

Veg Pak Produce of Ontario Sunday recalled Harvest Fresh brand

Zucchini Spirals from Canada’s marketplace for potential Listeria

monocytogenes contamination. 



Canadian company initiates a nationwide recall of cheese for potential Listeria risk

Tree of Life Canada ULC is recalling Cahill’s brand “Original Irish Porter Cheese” for a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. 

The CFIA (


Positive tests for Listeria trigger recall of a wide variety of leafy greens

Old Soul Farms LLC of St. Paris, Ohio, is recalling various leafy greens products after tests revealed Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The company's recall notice st


The Caffeine Baar launches a collection of specialty coffee, 'Elements 2021'

The Caffeine Baar, an experimentative specialty coffee brand, launched 'Elements 2021'. The exotic collection is made from the single-origin, high-grown Arabica coffee beans from the 120-year-old B


BrightFarms recalls packaged salad greens as FDA raises the alarm for the Salmonella outbreak

Potential Salmonella contamination triggered BrightFarms to recall its packaged salads. Some of the recalled products are linked by tests to a two-state outbreak.

The CDC (Centers for Disea


Undeclared allergens trigger recall of approximately 92 tons of pork dumplings

Green Dining Table Inc., California, is recalling frozen pork dumplings for misbranding that they contain milk and coconut. These known allergens are not mentioned on the label as required by feder


A study detects Listeria in cheese in Ecuador

Researchers have highlighted the prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes in cheese in Ecuador. 

Listeriosis being a non-reportable disease in Ecuador, its impact on public health goes und


Parle Agro's Smoodh set to reshape the Indian dairy landscape

India's multi-category, multi-brand beverage behemoth Parle Agro, has unveiled its diversification into the dairy category with Smoodh, a high quality and premium range of flavored milk products.


"Wow! Momo" enters into FMCG with ready-to-eat momos

India's biggest Homegrown QSR momo chain, 'Wow! Momo' is entering the ready-to-eat (RTE) food category.

The company has launched various authentic flavors in the frozen RTE momo category, s


Give & Go products recall Muffins from retailers because of the Listeria test

Listeria tests have prompted the recall of more than two dozen kinds of muffin products from retailers nationwide, including from Walmart and 7-Eleven stores.

Give and Go Prepared Foods Cor


FSSAI resets the acidity of lemon juice, expressed as citric acid, at 3.5% minimum

The FSSAI has reviewed the acidity of ‘lemon juice’ expressed in citric acid and fixed it at 3.5% minimum.

The FSSAI, in this regard, has issued a direction in its 28th Meeting.


BlueTribe launches plant-based chicken keema& nuggets

A food-tech firm, BlueTribe, working on a mission to reinvent meat-consuming methods, has launched plant-based chicken keema and chicken nuggets in Kolkata. It intends to provide plant-based meat p


FSSAI limits the role of SFSOs in the regulation of Centrally licensed FBOs

The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) has recently issued a direction for enforcement of the FSS Act, rules, and regulations for Centrally licensed FBOs. 

The apex f


FSSAI extends the compliance date for feeds meant for meat & milk animals

The FSSAI determined to extend the date of compliance for its direction in January 2020 on commercial feeds and feed material designated for meat and milk-producing animals.

The new timelin


Bikano launches a new range of delectable tea-time snacks

Bikano, India's foremost packaged snacks brand, unveiled a new range of lip-smacking maida-based chai time snacks for snack lovers and patrons, indicating aggressive product line expansion.


White Light Food (WLF) introduces Zongzi in the city

WLF, a prominent and niche brand specializing in Asian food, launched Zongzi in Mumbai. The Dragon Boat festival delicacy proceeds to the city to stay, for the first time, in Mumbai. Zongi is a typ


Grimmway recalls Bunny Luv, other carrot products for Salmonella risk

Grimmway Farms, California, ordered a recall of a variety of baby and shredded carrots after a test showed possible Salmonella contamination. Organic and conventional products are


Food businesses need to conduct necessary product testing twice a year

The FSSAI issued a 'clarification that food businesses need to conduct the mandatory product testing twice in a financial year, on a half-yearly basis, as per 'condition number 12' of the Food Safe


Hye Foods launches Milky Dunes, a range of flavored camel milk powder

Bringing a healthier twist, Hye Foods, an innovative FMCG, has recently launched Milky Dunes, a range of flavored camel milk.

These are healthy and nutritious. It comes in three flavors: Re


Large Yersinia outbreak-associated to pasteurized milk

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture held an emergency inspection of the dairy, Creamworks Creamery in Waymart, Wayne County, on July 17. The


US FDA issues guidance for the use of recycled plastics in food packaging


Central Government amends import policy for edible oils; frees palm oil imports

The Director-General of Foreign Trade under the Department of Commerce, GoI, has issued a notification amending the import policy related to certain edible oils, including palm oil, and made its im


FDA sampling detects Listeria, triggers nationwide recall of kimchi products
5000 Years Foods Inc. of Chicago is recalling certain kimchi for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was effectuated after the FDA found Listeria monocytogenes i


Potential Listeria contamination triggers Fruiterie Milano Inc. to recall La Bella Contadina brand cheese

Fruiterie Milano Inc. issued a recall notice for La Bella Contadina brand Burrata Nadi con latte di bufala (cheese) from the marketplace for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. 


Potential Listeria contamination triggers Fruiterie Milano Inc. to recall La Bella Contadina brand cheese

Fruiterie Milano Inc. issued a recall notice for La Bella Contadina brand Burrata Nadi con latte di bufala (cheese) from the marketplace for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. 


FSSAI proposes port officials clear import consignments of pulses on a priority

The FSSAI has directed authorized officers at the ports of entry to facilitate the access of pulses and edible oil with expeditious clearance of the consignments.

The food regulator has iss


Tyson Foods Inc. recalls chicken products with several establishment numbers

This week's Tyson recall extended again to warn consumers that the recalled ready-to-eat products were utilized in other products manufactured by other retailers and establishments.

Some pr


Hatsun Agro Product introduces Paneer under Arokya brand

India’s leading private sector dairy company, Hatsun Agro Product Limited (HAP), originated Arokya Paneer, the delicious new extension to its broad dairy product portfolio.

It is made


FSSAI extends consent to import IEM foods until March 31 next year

The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) has decided to extend the permission to import food products for IEM (Inborn Errors of Metabolism) until March 31, 2022, beyond the previous


Vegolution India reveals its Hello Tempayy plant-based, protein-rich food products

Vegolution India, a Bengaluru-based food start-up, launches Hello Tempayy. The commodity is a range of novel, ready-to-cook products that are wholesome, nutritious, and 100% vegetarian. These are h


Tyson Foods recalls Ready-To-Eat chicken for probably deadly Listeria contamination

The Dexter, MO unit of Tyson Foods recalls approximately 8,492,832 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products potentially adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, as per the U.S. D


Cherise launches IoT-enabled tea vending kiosks to revolutionize tea consumption in India

Parimal Shah's venture, Cherise India Private Limited, has forayed into smart vending by launching a range of smart, IoT & Android-based Vending machines.

It has a wide portfolio of Cof


Parag Milk Foods expands 'Pride of Cows' brand portfolio, launches fat-free milk.

Parag Milk Foods Ltd, India's leading dairy FMCG company, forayed into the fat-free milk variant under their premium milk brand "Pride of Cows."

The company plans to expand their Bhagyalaks


Listeria in sample results in recall of raw milk all over Oklahoma

Swan Bros. Dairy Inc. of Claremore, OK, declared a statewide recall of raw milk after the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry detected Listeria in a sample.

The company re


FSSAI publishes draft regulations for Ayurveda food products

The apex food regulator announced draft regulations for Ayurveda food products called Food Safety and Standards (Ayurveda Aahar) Regulations, 2021. These regulations represent Ayurveda Aahar as foo


FSSAI seeks recall of oregano from Chile for potential salmonella contamination

The FSSAI, the country's top food regulator, has alerted the detection of salmonella in dried oregano from Chile. After receiving an alert from the INFOSAN (International Food Safety Authorities Ne


ITC launches thin potato biscuits, Sunfeast All Rounder

ITC Limited's Sunfeast launched a novel biscuit experience, 'Sunfeast All-Rounder.'

It is an exciting new potato biscuit that is masala sprinkled, crunchy, and one of the thinnest biscuits


Now, only 15 days for redeeming rejected applications under FoSCoS

Food businesses will now get only 15 days to request reinstating the rejected applications under the Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS).

The change in the timeline for addressing reques


Circle K Brand orders recall of Chicken Salad Sandwich due to Listeria concerns

LSG Sky Chefs ordered a recall of its Chicken Salad Sandwich for a possible Listeria monocytogenes contaminationThe chicken used in the said product is subject to a nationwide recal


Potential Salmonella contamination triggers recall of UnjhaSpice Cumin Powder

UnjhaSpice Inc., Ottawa, is recalling UnjhaSpice brand Cumin Powder for potential Salmonella contamination. 

This recall was triggered by CFIA (Canadian Food


Sepoy & Co launches a new range of lemonade mixers

Sepoy & Co., Premium Botanical Mixers & Drinks, has just launched a premium, low-calorie lemonade mixer in three flavor variants. The new products expand the brand’s portfolio past bo


24 Mantra Organic launches organic vermicelli, pasta, & peanut butter

24 Mantra launched a new range of organic products that are completely pure and safe. The n


Albertsons Companies recall products containing chicken related to Tyson Foods recall

Albertsons Companies ordered a recall of some items containing chicken as part of a recall started by Tyson Foods, Inc. The items could possibly be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.


FSSAI directs renaming blended oil to multi-sourced edible oil

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued a directive to revise the nomenclature of ‘Blended Edible Oil’ as ‘Multi Sourced Edible Vegetable Oil.’


Norovirus outbreaks in the UK and Hong Kong linked to oysters

Reports suggest approximately 100 people are ill in the UK, with 12 cases in Hong Kong from raw oysters (contaminated with norovirus) produced by Whitstable Oyster Company, UK.



Flock Party Quack Snacks recalled: Salmonella contamination

In St. Louis, Missouri, Manna Pro Products LLC recalls Flock Party Quack Snacks poultry treats because of possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella can harm animals eating the product. There is


The honey industry forms a unified body India Honey Alliance

The market leaders of the Indian honey industry launched the India Honey Alliance (IHA) to provide a unified voice to every stakeholder working in the entire honey ecosystem from ‘Hive to Hom


Society Tea comes up with a new product, Society Haldi Doodh

Society Tea, the premium tea maker and a celebrated household name has launched the much-awaited immunity-boosting Ayurvedic beverage, Society HaldiDoodh. Being a pioneer in the segment, the Societ


The patient list extends to an increase in E. coli outbreak associated with organic yogurt

There are 17 confirmed patients in the E.coli outbreak as of June 24. Ten of the patients are younger than ten years old. Ten of the 17 patients were admitted to hospitals. The Washington health de


Merkley & Sons Packing Co. recalls ground beef: E. coli concerns

Merkley & Sons Packing Co. of Jasper, Indiana, recalls certain ground beef products because of possible E. coli contamination.

The recall results from routine sampling of the production


FSSAI terminates orders on pandemic relaxations to food businesses

The FSSAI declared that its order permitting food businesses (non-manufacturers) to continue operations with the 17 digit application reference number would cease from June 30, 2021. The relaxation


FSSAI extends the date for complying with packaged drinking water regulations

The country's apex food regulator has increased the deadline for compliance of (Food Products Safety, Standards, and Food Additives) Food Safety and Standards Fourth Amendment Regulations about sta


Positive test for Cyclospora parasite forces Dole to recall blueberries in Canada

One of Canada's grocery chains is recalling Dole brand fresh blueberries due to test results showing contamination with the Cyclospora parasite.

The grocery chain Save-On-Foods LP initiated


The company adds halva to its list of recalled products because of Salmonella testing.

Phoenicia Group Inc. recalls Al-Rabih brand halva because Canadian authorities discovered


FDA declares public warning regarding Little Hatch’s products: Listeria presence

In a public alert, the FDA stated Listeria monocytogenes presence in retail specimens of the Little Hatch’s Jalapeno Cream Cheese Dip, Spicy Queso, and Queso, and consequently instated an inv


Extended Date for compliance with amendment related to processing aids

The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) has increased the timeline from July 1, 2021, to January 1, 2022, for agreement with the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards


Salmonella outbreak triggers recall of various shrimp brands.

Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd. recalls shrimp linked to a Salmonella Weltevreden outbreak. The shrimp is packaged under various brand names like Censea, COS, Open Acres, Hannaford, Waterfront Bistro


Food businesses notified to print license no. on invoices, receipts, bills, cash memos

The FSSAI announced food businesses will print their license numbers on invoices, receipts, bills, or cash memos from October 1, 2021. The decision aimed to create a database with a locator code to


FSSAI to not allow modification of license under FoSCoS beyond January 1

The top food regulator, FSSAI, has determined to give no possibility to producers to transform their existing licenses beyond January 1, 2022, as needed under the new licensing regime of FoSCoS (Fo


Patient count linked to Salmonella melon outbreak in UK doubles

In the United Kingdom (UK), the number of sick people in an outbreak linked to melons has almost doubled.

The FSA (Food Standards Agency) and PHE (Public Health England) are investigating t


Post U.S. recall, the firm initiates a nationwide Canadian recall of cat food because of Salmonella contamination.

Natural Balance Pet Foods Inc. recalls several cat food items in Canada because of potential Salmonella contamination, which can be risky to pets and people who handle the food. 

The c


The rise in Campylobacter infections prompts raw milk warning from Idaho officials

Idaho Health officials notified an increase in Campylobacter illnesses often associated with unpasteurized, raw milk.

Eastern Idaho Public Health declared a public notice cautioning consume


MoFPI order defines millet content in RTC (ready-to-cook)/RTE (ready to eat) goods under the PLI scheme

The MoFPI (Ministry of Food Processing Industries) has published an order for the designation of millet content in the millet-based RTC/ products under the Production Linked Incentives Scheme for t


Designed By Nature recalls milk formulas because of labeling issues: The product is not for infants.

Designed By Nature of California recalled Goat's Milk Powder, Cow's Milk Powder, and Base Milk Powder formulas because of labeling issues. The labeling is unclear that the products are not supposed


Al-Rabih brand Tahini recalled over Salmonella contamination

Phoenicia Group Inc. of Ottawa, Canada, declared a recall of Al-Rabih brand Tahini because of potential Salmonella contamination. This recall was triggered by CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)


The potential risk of Salmonella triggers Freshpet to recall certain dog food from Publix, Target.

Freshpet Inc. ordered the recall of a single lot of Freshpet "Select Small Dog Bite Size Beef & Egg Recipe Dog Food" for potential Salmonella contamination. It may be harmful to pets and their


Empire Fruit ordered a recall of cherry juice because of Listeria concerns.

Empire Fruit Inc. of Othello, WA, ordered a recall of "SCORE Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice" for a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The implicated product was distributed to co


USDA posts a public health alert for frozen chicken given to food banks

The USDA's (Department of Agriculture) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert for 130,860 pounds of frozen, diced chicken products because of potential Listeria mono


Warning letter sent to the importer after the Salmonella outbreak prompted an investigation

A California-based import company, Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. Santa Fe Springs, is on notice from the FDA for not having FSVPs (Foreign Supplier Verific


Cadmium content in chocolate, put forth in the Codex meeting

A Codex committee has suggested new maximum levels (MLs) for cadmium in chocolate.

The levels set for cadmium are 0.3 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) for chocolate containing up to 30% coco


Inspection issue results in recall of 3 tons of sausage products by New York's Milan Provisions

Milan Provisions Co. Inc., located in Corona, NY, recalls about 6,000 pounds of chorizo sausage products manufactured using a pork ingredient produced without the benefit of federal inspection, as


Inspection issue results in recall of 23 tons of fresh and frozen catfish

Otten's Seafood Inc. of Tinley Park, IL, recalls 46,800 pounds of catfish produced without the benefit of federal inspection, as per an announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food S


Hepatitis A outbreak linked to dates: Investigations ongoing

Since the start of 2021, 31 people have fallen ill in different parts of England and Wales, and many reported eating dates. Approximately more than 30 Hepatitis A infections potentially linked to e


CDC is investigating different outbreaks of Salmonella infections associated with backyard poultry

Public health officials in various states are investigating outbreaks of Salmonella infections associated with exposure to backyard poultry. There are reports of illness of 163 people from 43 state


The PM FME enables micro food processors in Palghar and Thane to reach new markets

Micro food processing units in Palghar and Thane districts can now upgrade their local products and aspire to grow bigger by discovering newer markets for their products. Their product line include


Listeria positive causes the company to recall jalapeño cream cheese

Interstate Food Products of Lakewood, Colorado, ordered the recall of its 14-ounce contai


CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to turkey is over; consumers still need to be cautious about the product in freezers

The CDC declared the end of a multistate Salmonella Hadar outbreak traced to ground turkey.

There were confirmed reports of 33 patients from 14 states. The Centers for Disease Control and P


Randall Foods recalls beans' cases from 22 states for processing mistakes

Randall Foods Inc. is recalling 1.6 million cases of glass jars of its Randall-brand beans


CFIA recalls Enoki Mushrooms over Listeria concerns

The (CFIA) Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public against consuming selected Metro Brands Enoki Mushrooms over fears of possible Listeria monocytogenes.

This recall follows t


The federal agency warns the public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service raised a warning for illegally imported catfish from Brazil. The warning asks consumers for specific frozen catfish products to be removed from t


Deadly Listeria infection related to soft cheese is over: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared the end of Listeria infection caused by queso fresco soft cheeses. 

As per the Food and Drug Administration, the implicated chee


Listeria concerns triggers recall of Castel Regio brand Taleggio DOP

Quebec-based food company Les Dependances is recalling Castel Regio brand Taleggio DOP for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. 

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is condu


The number of patients increased in Salmonella outbreak linked to cashews in the brie

As per the updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is an increase in the number of people falling sick due to Salmonella infection linked to Jule’s brand cashew bri


Undeclared allergen (soy) causes Michelina’s spaghetti recall

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall of 4,000 pounds of spaghetti with meat sauce manufactured by Bellisio Foods Inc. of Jackson, OH. 

The fr


No need for separate +F endorsement certificate validity: FSSAI

According to the recent FSSAI order, +F certificate validity for fortified food products shall be concurrent with FBOs registration or license.

Thus, the renewal process for +F endorsement


Potential Salmonella contamination triggers Olymel to recall RTE ham.

As per the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Olymel S.E.C./L.P. recalls 6,804 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) ham products due to possible Salm


Fifth apricot kernel recall since March 11

For the fifth time in two months apricot kernels are recalled because of elevated cyanide levels that could lead to food poisoning. 

The three previous recalls, initiated in Canada, we


Warning released over raw milk in Western New York

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets warns consumers not to consume unpasteurized, raw milk from Happy Hollow Dairy Farm because of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Happy Hollo


Fifth apricot kernel recall since March 11

For the fifth time in two months apricot kernels are recalled because of elevated cyanide levels that could lead to food poisoning. 

The three previous recalls, initiated in Canada, we


Warning released over raw milk in Western New York

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets warns consumers not to consume unpasteurized, raw milk from Happy Hollow Dairy Farm because of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Happy Hollo


Traditionally prepared walrus meat connected to botulism poisoning

The Nunavik Regional Board of Health issues a warning against eating certain walrus meat because of botulism poisoning reports.

The patients were living in Inukjuak and reported eating igun


A prerequisite for FSSAI license to manufacture packaged drinking water: BIS license

The FSSAI has issued an order saying that the FBOs involved in manufacturing the PDW (packaged drinking water) and MW (mineral water) were required to obtain a BIS license while applying for FSSAI


Raw milk recalled because of campylobacteriosis


The Washington Department of Health notifies that the creamery has recalled all of its raw milk with best-by April 13 or earlier dates. At least five people in Washington reported in


USDA issues public warning because of Crystalline pieces in sausage


Three consumers filed complaints about the presence of hard crystalline pieces in packages of raw ground chorizo sausage products. The USDA issued a public warning but a recall has n


Standards for bakery products updated: FSSAI

The FSSAI has updated the standards for bakery products including biscuits and breads under the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) First Amendment Regulations, 2


FSSAI notifies draft on value-added products for 100% exports

The FSSAI has issued a Draft Notification on Food Safety and Standards (Import) Amendment Regulations, 2017, about sampling of production of value-added products for 100% exports or food imported f


Salmonella outbreak in Norway: Imported meat


Norwegian officials notified Salmonella Enteritidis with the same genetic profile as the outbreak strain in a beef batch imported from Germany. 

The said batch has been


Public health warning over chicken soup: USDA


USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) released a public health warning due to misbranding.

The chicken soup product contains and shows wheat as an ingredient


Norovirus in Sweden: Link of shrimp from Estonia


About 100 people may have been affected from the outbreaks of norovirus in Sweden linked to shrimp from Estonia.

The local authorities' reports have not been fully


Significant gaps in the ratio of food testing labs to FBOs in the country: Experts

The FSSAI has put up serious efforts in food testing lab availability in the last few years.

As per experts, the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that food testing laboratories in India have fac


Recalled Apricot kernels with excessive levels of toxin; cyanide risk cited

Advantage Health Matters Inc. recalls Organic Traditions brand dried bitter apricot kernels from retailers nationwide in Canada because of excessive levels of a natural toxin that can cause cyanide


France investigates norovirus outbreaks linked to oysters

Several outbreaks reported in France are connected to eating oysters contaminated with norovirus.

A total of 164 patients were recorded, and two people were hospitalized.

Since mid-


Sandwiches recalled from airport, stores: MG Foods discovers Listeria on surfaces

Almost three dozen sandwiches, some sold at airports, are recalled because the manufacturer found Listeria monocytogenes on the production surfaces.

The products were distributed between Ma


Sesame oil without expiration date recalled after positive Salmonella test


Michigan's Mediterranean Food Inc. is recalling its "Alqosh Sesame Oil" after receiving notice from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). The recall w


FDA issues letter reminding manufacturers about the toxic contaminants in baby food

The (USFDA) Food and Drug Administration has written to the manufacturers in the food industry, reminding them of their responsibilities regarding toxic contaminants in foods intended for babies or


FDA drive sealed kitchen of five-star hotel in Mumbai

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Maharashtra undertook a special campaign to analyze the quality of food cooked and served at a five-star hotel in Bandra, Mumbai.

The initiative


Retailer names released concerning outbreak traced to soft cheeses


The FDA notified lists of retailers that may have received queso fresco cheeses concerned to a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections. The lists may not cover all retai


Mustard oil can not be used as a class 1 preservative or binding agent for asafoetida: FSSAI

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has clarified that mustard oil cannot be used as a class -1 preservative or binding agent or ingredient in compounded asafoetida.



BAMUL prepares for international forays following receipt of export license certificate


In substantial progress in the dairy landscape, Karnataka, Bengaluru Urban, B


Recalled 150 tons of corned beef from Australia: Re-inspection issue

A California company is recalling almost 300,000 pounds of ready-to-eat corned beef that was distributed and imported in the United States without the benefit of import re-inspection, according to


Warning about Listeria 8 months before the outbreak: El Abuelito Cheese Inc


The Food and Drug Administration warned El Abuelito Cheese Inc. owners about the presence of Listeria in their manufacturing facility eight months ago in June 2020. The company has r


GM-free imported consignment’s Health certificate accepted: FSSAI


The FSSAI notified that non-GM origin-cum- GM-free attestation on phytosanitary or health certificate for each shipment (certificate issued by official regional government authoritie


Possible Listeria contamination prompts nationwide recall of taco dip trays, platters, and sandwiches etc. March 1, 2021

J&J Distributing, a company in St. Paul, MN, is recalling various products like taco trays, platters and dips, layered dips, and sandwiches because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamina


Listeria outbreak linked to soft Queso-style cheeses: One dead


A Listeria outbreak linked to soft Queso-style cheeses has turned deadly and spurred federal officials to renew their calls for consumers to throw out certain brands of cheese produc


Consumers warned over E. coli in retail raw milk: Washington State dairy


Tenino, WA’s Cozy Vale Creamery is advising consumers to discontinue consuming their retail raw milk and cream products with the best by dates of 3-1 


Direction to labs to include parameters for fortified food in analysis: FSSAI


The FSSAI issued a direction regarding the testing of fortified food and ordered the labs to include parameters for the same. The labs are also asked to obtain accreditation to analy


FSSAI issues directives for labs asking them to include fortified food parameters in analysis


The apex food regulator has directed the labs to test fortified food, asking them to include parameters for the same. The labs also need to obtain accreditation for analysis of forti


New approach regarding front of the pack labeling on nutrition: FSSAI

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has mooted yet another idea for the front of the package labeling to help consumers make informed choices’ on nutrition.

The F


Salads and wraps recalled over Listeria contamination
  1. Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), as per the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The said products were packag


FBOs allowed to import Inborn Errors of Metabolism food products until June 2021: FSSAI


The FSSAI has decided to permit food businesses to import food products for Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM) conditions until June 30, 2021; following this; the FBOs need to comply


FSSAI releases gazette notifying NIFTEM, CFRA about getting referral food laboratory tag


The FSSAI has notified the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) and Centre for Food Research and Analysis (CFRA) as a referral food laborato


No clear definition-HFSS foods not fortified processed foods: FSSAI


The FSSAI clarifies that the recently issued regulation -- Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Food) First Amendment 2020, regarding fortified processed foods, shall apply fo


Supplement to guidelines for FBOs using less than 10cum/day of water: FSSAI


The FSSAI has released a supplement to the Guidelines on NOC (No Objection Certificate) requirement from the CGWA (Central Ground Water Authority) for grant, renewal, and p


FSSAI directs state authorities to set-up a helpdesk for swift licensing & registration


The FSSAI's new licensing and compliance portal launched on 1 November 2020; the Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS) is running smoothly except for some migration and mapping issu


Calls for comment from herbicide-tolerant canola: Food Standards Australia New Zealand


Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) calls for comment on an application to allow food from a genetically modified (GM) canola.

 The canola (MON94100) is genetic


FSA allows the manufacturing of pet and human food at the same plant


The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has permitted the manufacturing of some pet foods and the food for human consumption in the same facility.

Pet food containing products of ani


Leafy greens E. coli outbreak because of Cattle lot: FDA


Cattle feces from a lot uphill produce growing fields potentially contaminated with dangerous E. coli that complement the strain from outbreaks in the falls of 2019 and 2020 and link


Germany issues warning for Listeria infections linked to salmon


Robert Koch-Institute (RKI) reports that the majority of listeriosis cases in Germany result from consumption of smoked or cured salmon products. 

A study of 22 cross-fe


Changes in the Federal food safety policy and personnel initiated at FSIS, FDA, and CDC


Some modifications in federal food safety policy and personnel may occur with the new Biden Administration.

They left it to the Humane Society Legislative Fund's president-(S


Indian Railways to resume e-catering along with the present RTE foods


As the demand to resume e-catering services is rising, IRCTC, the catering and tourism arm of Indian Railways, plans to resume its e-catering services for the passengers traveling in


FSSAI boosts efforts towards pan-India availability of unadulterated honey.


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has escalated its efforts to ensure the availability of unadulterated honey to consumers. 

The food regulator re


Required to update food safety guidance for pregnant women


Food safety advice has been updated in New Zealand, including

changes to specific cheeses, fish, and pasteurized dairy products, for pregnant


The basis


FDA put Colorado company on notice: Import violations


The FDA put an import company in Colorado on notice for not having FSVPs for several imported food products.

In a December 15 warning letter, the FDA stated July 21-31, 2020,


Clover Leaf Seafoods recalls boneless sardines over Botulism concerns


Clover Leaf Seafoods Corp. is recalling two flavors of boneless sardines that may be prone to Clostridium botulinum's growth, thereby causing botulism poisoning.

As per the n


FSSAI: Well cooked poultry meat and eggs are safe to eat


As the country-wide reports of Bird Flu, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recently stated that well-cooked poultry meat and eggs are safe to eat. 



Nestle orders call back of over 381 tons of hot pockets that may contain extraneous materials


A report from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) states that Nestlé Prepared Foods has ordered the recall of approximately 762,615 pounds of not-ready-


Recall of polish sausage: undercooking concerns


Harvest Meats is recalling its Harvest brand Polish sausage from six Canadian provinces because company officials found it was undercooked. The recall notice does not indicate how mu


Juice maker shut down by federal judge: Washington State


In Washington State, a federal court has closed down a 51-year-old juice maker, Valley Processing Inc., employing 71 people, who was annually supplying 2.9 million apple juice servin


Organic imports from India need to fulfill more requirements for certification from USDA


The USDA's Organic Program (NOP) is changing its approach to oversight of imports from India. 

The USDA ends its recognition agreement that allows Agricultural and Proce


Country Kitchen brings a new range of flours infused with vital vegetables


Country Kitchen launched a massive range of flours infused with vital vegetables, millets, and grains. Made from high-quality ingredients like MP Sharbati wheat with handpicked veget


Draft for mandatory fortification of packaged milk & edible oil: FSSAI


The FSSAI has released draft regulations called Draft Notification on Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Foods) Regulations, 2020, for edible oil and milk's fortification ma


Salmonella contaminated eggs' Destruction: Lithuania order


Lithuanian authorities commanded the destruction of some eggs from Ukraine because of the detection of Salmonella.

The State Food and Veterinary Service (VMVT) prohibited the


Recall of Dungeness crabs: poisoning risk


The US-based company, Quinault Tribe, is voluntarily recalling approximately 58,000 pounds of live or un-eviscerated Dungeness crab because of potential domoic acid contamination, wh


Recall of spiced herring: Listeria risk


The California based company, B&I Overseas Trading Inc. of Van Nuys, recalls herring packed in oil because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. 



FSSAI issues new guidelines to analyze aflatoxin in food.


The FSSAI has revised the guidelines for methods of analyzing mycotoxins like aflatoxin in food. The new manual may be effective for laboratories immediately superseding the precious


FSSAI implements food color provisions for distilled beverages


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has called for implementing specific provisions of Draft Food Safety and Standards –Food Products Standards and Food Ad


Launch of scheme to approve Hygiene Rating Audit Agencies: Quality Council of India & FSSAI


The Quality Council of India (QCI), in collaboration with the FSSAI, has launched a scheme for approval of Hygiene Rating Audit Agencies aimed at scaling up the number of recognized


Changes in blanket guidance on meat shelf life: FSA


The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has modified the blanket guidance on meat's shelf life.

The modified guidance is on modified atmosphere packed, vacuum packed, (MAP/VP) chille


Pulls unpasteurized, raw milk for bacterial risk: Washington dairy


Cozy Vale Creamery of Tenino, WA, is notifying consumers to discard or return any of the dairy’s retail raw cream and milk products with the best before dates of Dec. 12-14 thr


Salmonella outbreak hospitalizes seven, sickens dozens: France


Salmonella outbreak in France related to dry pork sausages leads to seven people's hospitalization; however, no deaths were reported.

A total of 31 cases of salmonellosis hav


Company expands recall of deli meats: One sick from Listeria infection


There is confirmed one case report of infection, and Levitts Foods Inc. investigates Listeria contamination of deli meats. 

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (


Right regulations by FSSAI: Tackle adulteration in honey


A report by the CSE (Centre for Science and Environment) found that 77 percent of samples of Indian honey brands were adulterated and uncovered a case of food fraud in India. Indian


French Salmonella outbreak: Affected children


French Salmonella outbreak linked to a type of dried sausage specifically affected children.

There have been 26 cases of salmonellosis. Children interviewed fell ill from Sep


FSSAI released draft on nutraceuticals: Redefines dosages


The FSSAI has released a draft on regulations called the Food Safety and Standards (Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Health Supplements


Fortified foods' norms for sickle cell anemia and Thalassemia: FSSAI


The FSSAI has released a draft of regulations called Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Foods) Amendment Regulations, 2020, about the fortified food products' standards, con


Unlabelled bottled beef, chicken recalled by Government: botulism poisoning


Government tests revealed a risk of the toxin that causes botulism poisoning in unlabeled bottled beef and chicken and triggered recall.

The bottled chicken and beef do not i


Recall of undercooked 'Ready-to-eat' chicken


Tarantino Wholesale Foods Distributor prompted to recall more than 1,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken breasts because of a customer complaint about what appears to be undercooked c


Recall of pre-cut fresh vegetables: Hy-Vee


Hy-Vee Inc. voluntarily recalls two of its Hy-Vee “Short Cuts” vegetable mix products across its eight-state region after tests showed potential contamination with Lister


Recall of Miss Vickie’s Chips because of glass pieces


Ottawa-based Miss Vickie’s Canada recalls a specific Miss Vickie’s brand Original Recipe Kettle Cooked Potato Chips because of glass pieces.

As per the CFIA (Cana


Draft on prohibitions related to regulations on blending of mustard oil: FSSAI


The FSSAI has released a draft regulation on directions from India's Government, prohibiting the mustard oil blending and seeking opinions from concerned by the second week of Januar


Recall of Smoked beef pastrami because of possible Listeria


Levitts Foods (Canada) Inc. recalls Compliments brand smoked beef pastrami from the marketplace because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The product was possibly dis


HelloFresh recalls fish: Histamine poisoning


HelloFresh recalls specific batches of fish in New Zealand associated with cases of histamine poisoning.

Implicated product included Fresh fish filets of 280-grams and 560-gr


Specialty foods for IEM, hypoallergenic import allowed till May 1, 2021: FSSAI


The FSSAI has extended the approval to import specialty foods for IEM (Inborn Errors of Metabolism) and hypoallergenic conditions. FSSAI has released an order regarding this saying t


E. coli outbreak associated with romaine; illnesses span six states


Officers are probing another outbreak of E. Coli O157: H7 infections of unknown origin. During the last three weeks, it's the third such outbreak. The CDC says recalled romaine lettu


Draft norms for atta, food grain, multi-source veg oil, dehydrated veggies


The FSSAI has released a draft regulations for standards of raw edible oil, multi-source edible vegetable oil, dehydrated vegetables, protein-rich atta, multigrain atta, mixed millet


License Modification Date Extended to June 30, 2021: FSSAI


The FSSAI has released an order extending the period for modification of license by existing FSSAI licensed manufacturers, without any modification fee till June 30, 2021, applicable


Sale of Til oil, Kangra tea, Honeydew without Agmark Permitted: FSSAI


The FSSAI has notified the regulations for til oil (from the northeast), Kangra tea, and honeydew sale without Agmark. Presently, these products cannot be sold without the Agmark sea


Regulations fixing TPCs for used & unused vegetable oil: FSSAI


The FSSAI has issued regulations fixing Total Polar Compounds (TPCs) for used and unused edible vegetable oil.

As per the regulation, the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibiti


Recall of Miss Vickie's Kettle Cooked Potato Chips because of glass pieces


Miss Vickie's Canada, Ottawa-based, recalls specific Miss Vickie's brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips because of glass pieces' possible presence. The CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Age


Food for Special Medical Purpose in foods similar to drugs: FSSAI clarification


FSSAI has released a guidance note on food for particular medical purposes (FSMP) because of the large number of applications under the FSS Non-specified Food and Food Ingredients Re


Alerts against imports of cheese, seafood, juice: FDA


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses import alerts to impose U.S. food safety regulations for imported food. The agency upgrades and alters the alerts as required.


Food Standards Agency issued a warning about contamination of eggs with Salmonella


The Food Standards Agency (FSA) released a warning for possible contamination of eggs with Salmonella. The warning pertains to British Lion eggs, in packs of six, 10, 12, and 15, tha


Salmonella risk in eggs: FSA warning


The FSA (Food Standards Agency) has released a warning regarding eggs contaminated with Salmonella.

The British Lion eggs were distributed in packs of 6, 10, 12, and 15, in s


FSSAI mandates food safety audits for meat & sweet shops by March 2021


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued an order directing all the meat and sweet shops across the country to conduct a food safety audit of their premise


Sustainable palm oil - DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences set a trend


The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently published over 30 case studies documenting industry efforts to transition to 100 percent sustainable palm oil. The step is a part of its campai


3-state Listeria outbreak because of Deli: 1 Death


United States' Public health officials have confirmed ten case reports requiring hospitalization and infected with a Listeria from three states–Florida, Massachusetts, and New


Notification of processing aids norms specifying intake, permitted level: FSSAI


The FSSAI has released the regulations regarding processing aids in India's official gazette, stated Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Ninth Amen


FoSCoS to implement nationwide; new system to come into force from November 1: FSSAI


FSSAI initiated the process; the Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS) will cover the entire country soon. The new system will come into force by November 1, 2020.

As per FS


Danish Shigella outbreak because of Fresh mint


Danish Shigella outbreak, reported in Denmark that affected more than 40 people, was probably because of imported fresh mint.

In the last two months, 44 consumers became ill,


Warning of Possible Salmonella in Liquid Tahina: CFIA


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) releases  public warning for not to consume or sell Alwatania brand Liquid Tahina because of possible Salmonella contaminati


Recall of Red Monkey Foods products containing parsley: Possible Salmonella contamination


Red Monkey Foods Inc. recalls organic parsley (initiated by High-Quality Organics (HQO) because of possible Salmonella contamination. 

The recalled products were allocat


Extension of last date to December 31, 2020 for mandatory food safety audit of FBOs: FSSAI


The FSSAI further extended the date as December 31, 2020, for (FBOs) food business operators' compulsory food safety audits under the FSS (Food Safety Auditing) Regulations, 2018. Ea


Recall of bakery products due to possible Salmonella contamination: Trinity Bakeshop Ltd


Trinity Bakeshop Ltd. recalls certain bakery products from the marketplace because of Salmonella contamination possibility. 

The items were distributed in Newfoundland a


Masking FBOs' info with stickers mandatory on food samples: FSSAI


The FSSAI released draft regulations regarding the rules for sampling and examining food items in which supplementary conditions are incorporated in the rules linked to approach for


Mexico's COFEPRIS and SENASICA collaborate with the USFDA for food safety


The Federal Commission for the Protection from Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) and the National Service of Agro-Alimentary Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) of Mexico initiated a colla


Strict legal action against breach of IMS Act: FBOs


The FSSAI notified an advisory for strict compliance with the IMS Act's provisions, 1992 (Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and Infant Food (Regulations of Production, Supply


Recall of Country Fresh watermelon chunks due to Listeria


Possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination leads to recall of Country Fresh's watermelon chunks from selected outlets. The recent FDA inspection detected bacterial infestation on


To evade punishment, FBOs need to submit genuine information only: FSSAI


An advisory issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) states that the FBOs need to submit only genuine information, directly or through their agents and cons


Re-evaluation of Listeria in Ready-to-eat (RTE) foods by FAO and WHO


Experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are planning to re-evaluate the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in RTE foods at th


New Formula ensures safer consumption of camel milk, claim Denmark scientists


A formula for a freeze-dried starter culture to keep camel milk and its products safe was revealed by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) scientists. 

The Food and


Warning to Rhode Island consumers to avoid Health is Wealth products: Botulism risks


The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) releases advisory for consumers to avoid sea moss gel, juices, and smoothies, procured from Health is Wealth Nutrition Center located at


FSSAI is getting tough against the impure and adulterated edible oil


FSSAI has aggravated its crackdown against the adulterated edible oil's sale all over India, using a quality survey. The food regulator performed a survey pan-India between 25 to 27


Salmonella outbreak triggers investigation and Sprout recall


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a fourth notice to recall Micro-greens alfalfa sprouts. The notice's primary focus is on Sunsprout brand sprouts (100-gram packaging


USFDA issues a warning letter to Panacea Biotec for its Baddi manufacturing unit


USFDA issued a warning letter to Panacea Biotec India Ltd. for its manufacturing facility at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh. Panacea Biotec Pharma Ltd (PBPL), the company's wholly-owned unl


FSSAI promotes healthy food and a healthy diet for kids in school.


The Food Safety and Standards (Safe Food and Balanced Diets for Children in School) Regulations, 2020 were notified by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). These


Australian Scientists may find E. coli treatment as per the study


Australian scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) claim to have unearthed a Shiga toxin producing pathway in their research that may help develop the treatment of e


FSSAI may necessitate edible oils fortification with vitamins A and D


The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) is planning essential fortification of edible or cooking oil with vitamins A and D to enhance the country's population's immu


‘Best before’ label mandatory on loose sweets from October 1, 2020


The FSSAI issued a notification that a “best before date” label will become mandatory for all loose sweet packets and non-packaged sweets from October 1, 2020. 


FSSAI bans blending various edible oils in Mustard Oil


The FSSAI released a notification dated September 23, 2020, concerning the operationalization of Draft (FSS) Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on Sales) Amendmen


Outbreak of Cyclospora infection due to salad has ended, claims CDC FDA may carry on its investigation


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claimed that the salad induced Cyclospora infections in various states has finally ended. The infection outbreak was caused by Fr


Food sold on social media may be risky for your health, warns FSIC


The Food Safety Information Council (FSIC) has released a warning for Australian citizens about the health hazards of food sold on various social media platforms like Facebook and We


180 days deadline for food packaging printing ink standards: FSSAI


FSSAI has directed for standardization of ‘printing inks’ used on food packaging vide Sub-Regulation 3(9) of FSS (Packaging) Regulations, 2018. It has now set a timeline


Ban on toluene-based inks for food packaging explained by DIC India


DIC India launched DIC Konnect, a unique digital program, to create awareness regarding the ban on toluene-based inks food packaging. Recently, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) b


Contaminants, toxins including Aflatoxin M1 norms issued: FSSAI


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) releases gazette notification for regulations on crop and metal contaminants' limits in food items.

This Food Safety


Disclosure of calories becomes necessity for food services companies having 10 or more outlets


A gazette notification from the FSSAI named the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) First Amendment Regulations, 2020 mandates the disclosure of calorific value (in k


EFSA declares new date for Dietary sugars’ safety assessment: in 2021


The EFSA’s (European Food Safety Authority) announces a new date for dietary sugars’ safety assessment because of the Covid-19 pandemic. An exceptionally high volume of s


Reoperationalisation of additives & licensing norms for fish, fish products: FSSAI


The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) releases an order regarding the operationalization of the FSS (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) and FSS (Food P


Brazil nuts contaminated with salmonella : INFOSAN alerts


An alert for contamination of Brazil nuts by-product with Salmonella Anatum and Salmonella Typhimurium has been raised by the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN)<


GM Free certificate mandatory for 24 imports from January 1, 2021: FSSAI


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recognizes 24 crops imported in India to imperatively declare ‘GM (Genetically Modified) Free/Non-GM’ certificate


FSSAI receives letter to withdraw the dairy analog draft notification: FIAPO


FIAPO, India’s apex animal rights body, writes to the CEO of FSSAI demanding the obliteration of Regulation number 2 (ii) (ea) of the Dairy Analogue Draft Notification number C


Standards for processed meat, meat products compliance by July 1, 2021: FSSAI


The FSSAI, apex food regulator of the country, releases standards for processed meat and meat products. It is called Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food 


Voluntary recall of Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips: Frito-Lay


Frito-Lay issues a voluntary recall of select bags of Lay's Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips because they may contain undeclared milk ingredients.

These recalled bags may


Testing labs to inspect food from other states: Kerala Onam Squads


The Commissionerate of Food Safety Kerala announced to set up checkposts called ‘Onam Squads’ across all entry points in the bordering districts of other states. They wil


The term ‘milk’ restricted only to dairy products , claims FSSAI


FSSAI confines the term ‘milk’ only to dairy products and proposed that all the imitation products consumed as alternatives to milk shouldn’t be using the term if d


Amendment norms notification for wheat bran and soybean including tofu: FSSAI


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has notified the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Second Amendment Regulations, 2020, f


Coronavirus not transmitted by food : US government & global health agencies


According to the US Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), there is no evidence to support Covid-19 transm


Ganeshotsav paves the way for Immunity-boosting, kadha flavor and mulethi modaks


This year's Ganeshotsav may remain famous for the wide variety of flavors of modak and their popularity. A range of immunity-boosting modaks has been pulling huge crowds th


States to ensure labelling compliance under FSS nutra norms: FSSAI


The FSSAI has issued an order directing state food safety departments to ensure that FBOs dealing in the trade of products governed under the FSS (Food or Health Supplements, Nutrace


Restaurants pondering on reshaping their operations to alleviate the impact of


The COVID-19 has left a significant adverse effect on the entire restaurant industry. The restaurants are compelled to rethink their operations, both delivery and dine-out. Even thou


Quality control lab sets up in Porbandar for safe seafood: MPEDA


Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) inaugurated a Quality Control Laboratory in Porbandar for seafood processors and exporters. The lab will confirm product&nbs


GuiLin SanYang Dietary Ecological Industry Co.Ltd. Received warning letter


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) performed an inspection of their low-acid canned food and acidified food facility situated at No.13 Xicheng Boulevard Lingui Dis


Apollo Future Technology Inc. d/b/a Apollo E Cigs


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products currently reviewed the website of Apollo Future Technology Inc and decided that the ele


Kakushime Matsuda Susan received warning letter


The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) performed an evaluation of their seafood processing facility, Kakushime Matsuda Suisan, Hakodate, situated at 247 Furuk


FSSAI furnishes Clarification on the Circulation of Fake Order in its Name


Social media conducts a useful purpose but it can also have cons as can be seen from this incident. It has been highlighted to the FSSAI that a Fake/ Forged Order is being distribute


For Surplus Food Recovery, FSSAI Initiates Indian Food Sharing Alliance


The Indian Food Sharing Alliance (IFSA) is an FSSAI initiative that has been developed to solve food waste and hunger crisis of India by working with Food Recovery Agencies and NGO&r


Directions of FSSAI linked to SOP and Checklist for Issuance of RUCO Sticker to FBOs


On letter dated 25 February 2020, the FSSAI has furnished directions and offered the SOP and Checklist for issuance of Repurpose Used Cooking Oil (RUCO) stickers to Food Bu


FSSAI to set up 10 New Offices for presence of Pan India


FSSAI will establish 6 new branch offices, 4 new import offices and 2 new food laboratories throughout the country. With this, FSSAI will have 4 regional offices in Mumbai, New Delhi


Union Ayush Ministry combines with FSSAI for new food regulation based on Ayurveda


The Union Ayush Ministry has joined hands with Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) to bring in new food regulation which is based on Ayurveda. This will be


FSSAI commences “Diet4Life” to aid People to Understand Metabolic Disorders


FSSAI has commenced “Diet4Life” to assist people in understanding metabolic disorders. The FSSAI initiative will render a comprehensive platform for parents, he


FSSAI Operationalizes Regulations on Limitations of Naturally Occurring Formaldehyde in Fish


The FSSAI has furnished a notification dated 10 Feb 2020 regarding instant operationalization of Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) A


FSSAI furnishes orders on Packaging of Drinking Water and Migration Limits of Antimony and DEHP


FSSAI has furnished directions dated 07 February 2020 related to the immediate operationalization of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Amendment Regulations, 2020 regar


Impact on Yewale Tea due to utilization of unsafe food colour tartarazine: FDA


The renowned Yewale Tea has come under the scanner of FDA, Maharashtra due to the adulterated synthetic food colour tartrazine, an unsafe substance.

FDA inspection was conduc


Ammonium sulphate is removed from milk adulterants: FSSAI


Ammonium sulphate has been removed from the adulterants list by the FSSAI, where dairy plants had to conduct Testing and inspection. FSSAI has issued a new list which should be follo


FSSAI advertises Amended Scheme for Testing and Inspection to be followed by Dairy Processing Plants


Through a notification issued on October 2013, the FSSAI had furnished guidelines on Scheme of Testing and Inspection which was to be accepted by dairy processing plants for the


Directions on Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) issued by FSSAI


The FSS Act, 2006 allows the utilization of vitamins or minerals or amino acids in functional foods, foods for special dietary uses, nutraceuticals and health supplements given that


Draco obtains Safe Quality Food Certification of Manufacturing Facilities


To assure continued excellence, currently Draco successfully completed the Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification of its manufacturing facilities, through SGS Systems in Australia div


FSSAI to update food vending carts as part of street food makeover


FSSAI has determined to do a complete makeover of street food culture of India, and after successfully executing the Clean Street Food Hub projects across many places; the apex


Food textures impact healthiness perceptions


Study demonstrate how altering appearance could communicate healthier message New research has showed how food producers could alter the surface texture of products to chan


FSSAI prolongs implementation of labelling provisions for frozen desserts


FSSAI has prolonged the implementation of the labelling provisions for the products blanketed under the frozen dessert or confection category. The decision was made by the apex food


FSSAI: Alexa, tell the kids to eat right


In a 1st, the national food regulator has linked up with e-commerce giant virtual assistant Alexa of Amazon and is setting up ‘eat right’ labs in schools, looking to


FSSAI gives green signal to 30 rapid food testing kits across 6 categories


FSSAI has declared the introduction of novel rapid food testing devices/kits for quantitation of food-borne pathogens and toxins. It has granted 30 rapid food testing kits/devices ac


Managing bile acids and ceramide in bile helps in reduction norovirus infection


Human noroviruses are the major viral cause of food borne illness and acute diarrhoea around the world.
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have observed that bile acids a


FSSAI developed advanced technologies for testing of food


In an act of strengthening the system of food testing, the apex food regulator of country, Food Safety and Standards Authority India (FSSAI) has initiated to utilize advanced technol


Issuance of guidance by FDA on dual column labeling


The Food and Drug Administration has furnished additional information about needs for dual column labeling and serving sizes on the Nutrition Facts Label. The data is being rendered


Consulting paper issued by FSSAI for reviewing method of applying for licences


Consulting paper has been issued by FSSAI to review the existing methodology for applying of licences under the Food Safety and Standards Act. Under the intended method, FBOs (food b


FSSAI to settle in 2 months regulations to ban sale, advertisement of junk foods in schools, within 50m of campus


CEO of FSSAI, Pawan Kumar Agarwal stated that food regulator is likely to conclude within the next 2 months its intended regulations to ban sale as well as advertisements of jun


Delinking front-of-pack labelling regulations from general ones: FSSAI


The apex food regulatory of country, FSSAI, has determined to delink the front-of-pack labelling regulations from the general labelling needs. As stated by chief executive offic


Usage of soy leghemoglobin as a color additive is now effective after FDA approval


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is offering notice that the stay of the effective date for the final rule amending the color additive regulations to permit for the s


FSSAI requests industry to lower level of unsafe food to less than 1% over next 4 years


Stating that the public notion about food overall in the country is very low, Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSAI) Chairman Pawan Kumar Aggarwal requested the industry to brin


Recalling of Frozen Sandwiches by White Castle Due to Listeria Outbreak


Regional hamburger chain of America, White Castle has declared a voluntary call back for its frozen food line due to possible traces of Listeria monocytogenes. The products impa


Action against presence of animal ingredients products having green dot sought by FSSAI


An action against food products including nutraceuticals and health supplements has been sought by FSSAI, which in spite of containing gelatin shells or ingredients from animal origi


FSSAI Launch ‘Trans Fat Free’ logo for Food safety agency


Launch of the “Trans Fat Free” logo was launched by FSSAI during the 8th International Chefs Conference in the national Capital.

However, the usage of the logo by


FSSAI directs mandatory audits of high-risk food businesses


The food regulator of apex has directed mandatory auditing for high-risk category food businesses by December 31, 2019.

The first question was regarding the initiation of pro


Bacteria 'Salmonella' detected In MDH Sambhar Masala by US Food Regulator; several Lots withdrawn

Salmonellosis is caused due to consumption of contaminated food with Salmonella, which is one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses.

A distributor of MDH Masala in United States


Amul gets notice for non-participation in milk fortification program: FSSAI

Amul has refused to milk fortification program due to which it gets a notice by FSSAI. The fortification program is for the artificial inclusion of nutrients into milk. As per the Amul officials, t


Food Safety Recovery Regulations, 2019 notified by FSSAI

The Food authority has come up with the regulation to ensure the food safety and standards related with recovery and distribution of surplus food. The food safety recovery regulation ensures the de


Food Safety Recovery Regulations, 2019 notified by FSSAI

The Food authority has come up with the regulation to ensure the food safety and standards related with recovery and distribution of surplus food. The food safety recovery regulation ensures the de


Discontinue toy addition in food packs: FSSAI

An advisory is issued by the FSSAI to food businesses related to discontinuation of toy addition in food products. It is done to prevent the contamination chances and ingestion risk by kids.



Voluntary logo launched for tans-fat-free claim: FSSAI

The FSSAI stated that they have introduced a voluntary logo for trans-fat-free claim made by FBOs (food business operators). The FBOs can display it at their outlets and on food products if they ad


Non-GMO Certification requirements updated by NSF International

An updated version of non-GMO certification program has been published by NSF International. The revision was done with the help from regulatory, industry and non-GMO expert. This updated version w