Day: July 19, 2016

US: 2015 CPS symposium: key learnings

PMA: The sixth annual Center for Produce Safety (CPS) Research Symposium held in Atlanta, GA in June 2015 featured food safety research programs funded by CPS over the last few years along with discussions by industry, academic and regulatory experts.

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Day: July 19, 2016

NZ: Eating safe key to new food certification scheme

Scoop: Auckland Council is rolling out a new-look verification and certification scheme called “Eatsafe” in response to Food Act 2014 standards that came into effect on 1 March 2016.

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Day: July 19, 2016

AU: Food Safety Information Council launches mobile friendly website

Food Safety Information Council: The Food Safety Information Council has launched its mobile friendly website www.foodsafety.asn.au. Council Chair Rachelle Williams said that more than 1000 people use the website each day to access our food safety advice.

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Day: July 19, 2016

UK: E.coli deaths – Mixed salad leaves linked to outbreak after two die

The Independent: Shoppers are being warned to thoroughly wash bags of mixed salad leaves amid fears they could contain E. coli after two people died of the bacterial infection.

Health watchdogs have said more than 150 people in the UK have been found to have been infected with the E. coli O157 bug—many of whom had eaten pre-packed salad containing rocket leaves.

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