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Sector | Food safety

Meta brand Enoki Mushroom recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Fungicide residue in U.S. cherries leads to seizure in Taiwan

AFBF appreciates release of House Farm Bill Text

Nuts from Gibson Farms, Inc. of Hollister, California

E. coli investigation linked to organic walnuts ongoing

FDA and CDC are investigating Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh basil

Newly released DPR data indicates:

"97% of fruits and vegetables tested in California are free of illegal pesticide residues"

Zeebrugge, Belgium

Over a million trays of NZ kiwis set for destruction due to mice infestation

Intensified monitoring of fresh produce trade in Latvia

Hoping to bridge critical gaps in food safety protocols

Agilent technologies partners with ICAR-NRCG in India

Viral video exposes use of chemicals on cabbage in India

Vietnamese durian exports to China confirmed safe from excessive cadmium

Vietnamese exports to the EU may face suspension

Public Health lists 38 establishments affected by Enoki mushroom contamination

Illegal imports from Malaysia

Some 1.6 tons of fresh vegetables and processed food seized in Singapore

Safety concerns challenge Turkish food exports to Europe


ANSA warns importers about the necessity to sell fresh produce only after lab results

Rosselkhoznadzor has inspected 2,700 tons of watermelons from Iran in the Moscow region

Spanish warning on Moroccan peppers due to insecticide concerns

Gibson Farms voluntarily recalls Organic Light Halves and Pieces shelled walnuts

Walnut recall in the U.S. due to E. coli concerns

Hyderabad police seizes 4,800 kg of mangoes, artificially ripened with ethylene

EU Commission first implementation report:

The relevance of combating Unfair Trading Practices and the need for further EU actions

GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH - Brian Windsor:

GLOBALG.A.P. standard allows more room for farms’ own stories

Pesticide issue halts Chinese kiwifruit at Taiwan's border

Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil sold at Trader Joe’s stores

Organic basil: Outbreak investigation of Salmonella

Pesticide levels in imported produce are a concern in the U.S.

The European Commission is open to requiring cold treatment for all imported citrus fruits

Ignacio Antequera - FoodPLUS GmbH

South Africa’s GlobalG.A.P-certified producers triple over six years

Freshcare -

Industry input needed for Australian certification standards

Staff changes at Markon

Australian best practice guide for citrus microbial food safety launched

China returns 30 durian shipments from Vietnam due to cadmium contamination

New Zealand food safety recall on raw fruit juice

19.8 tons of contaminated tomatoes imported from Uzbekistan to Yekaterinburg, Russia

Taiwanese Ministry assures safety of local pineapples and mushrooms

Excessive pesticide residues found in Japanese strawberries at Taiwanese border

Fruit and vegetables remain most discussed product category

Increased food fraud suspicions in February

Debunking misinformation: the safety of grape consumption

Enoki Mushrooms recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

South Korea suspends sales of Chinese carrots due to pesticide concerns

Packaging line enhancements will increase traceability and food safety

Food safety risks prompt recalls in the UK

January to March

Banned pesticides detected in Macedonian vegetable shipments to Croatia

Artificial mango ripening raises health concerns in Telangana

Andrés Góngora, from COAG Almería: "This is not the first case, and we strongly fear it won't be the last"

"New health alert for Moroccan peppers reported in France"

Carles Peris: "The EU must take everything related to consumer health more seriously"

La Unió denounces the second consecutive detection of hepatitis A in a shipment of strawberries from Morocco

K-Fresh brand Enoki Mushroom recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Watermelon sales plummet in Kashmir due to rumors

Exporters see it as overzealous

New temporary requirement for exporting Moroccan soft fruit

FTI urges Thailand to scrutinize fruit and vegetable imports

Jammu and Kashmir administration addresses concerns over artificially ripened fruits ahead of Ramadan

Moroccan strawberries cleared of hepatitis A concerns in Europe

Manuel Piedras, from UPA Huelva: "Whoever has brought in strawberries from Morocco to compete with ours must take responsibility"

"Huelva requires clarification, as over 99% of the province's producers cannot be left with their reputation in doubt"

Japan's muskmelons subject to stricter inspections in Taiwan

COAG Andalusia demands an immediate halt to strawberry imports from Morocco

Republika Srpska bans strawberry imports from Albania due to pesticide concerns

US study says refrigeration reduces E. coli contamination in leafy greens