Day: August 25, 2016

US: Egypt investigates strawberry link to Hepatitis A cases in U.S

Food Safety News: Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture is investigating the possibility that strawberries being exported to the United States are contaminated with Hepatitis A. Virginia health officials suspect that 17 recent cases of Hepatitis A are linked to the Tropical Smooth Café, a smoothie chain that was using frozen strawberries from Egypt during the exposure timeframe.

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Day: August 25, 2016

NZ: Is New Zealand food safe? A toxicologist’s view

University of Canterbury: In his upcoming UC Connect public talk, University of Canterbury Professor of Toxicology Ian Shaw will explore food from a toxicologist’s perspective and focus on chemical contaminants and natural toxins in food and try to answer the question, is New Zealand food safe?

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