Day: May 27, 2016

US: FDA issues final food defense regulation

NZ Foreign Affairs: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized a new food safety rule under the landmark, bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that will help to prevent wide-scale public health harm by requiring companies in the United States and abroad to take steps to prevent intentional adulteration of the food supply. While such acts are unlikely to occur, the new rule advances mitigation strategies to further protect the food supply.

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Day: May 27, 2016

AU: Food Authority fact sheet: A presumptive Listeria positive

NSW Food Authority: What to do if the laboratory finds Listeria monocytogenes in your product.

If your food business produces ready-to-eat food that will be stored in refrigeration for more than five days before consumption, then you need to answer the following questions …

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Day: May 27, 2016

UK: Indian restaurateur jailed for killing customer with nut allergy

The Times: The owner of an Indian restaurant has been jailed for six years after serving a curry containing nuts to a customer who made it clear he had a peanut allergy. Mohammed Zaman, 53, the owner of six curry houses, was found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter at Teesside Crown Court on Monday in what is ­believed to be the first prosecution of its kind.

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