Sun Rich Fresh Foods, Inc. on Thursday announced it has voluntarily recalled sliced apple products produced at its Brampton, Ontario facility because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
The nation's largest poultry producer, Tyson Foods, announced on Tuesday they plan to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017. The move signifies a major shift in the poultry industry.
America's love affair with shrimp has grown by leaps and bounds, to the point that we eat three times the amount we did 35 years ago. Today, we eat on average four pounds of shrimp per person annually. But 60 percent of that shrimp is contaminated.
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Police from seven European countries detained 26 people and seized hundreds of horse passports in a crackdown against a Europe-wide horsemeat trafficking ring, the EU's judicial agency Eurojust said Saturday.
Major recalls from two popular ice cream companies have raised a number of important questions about how Listeria bacteria could have gotten into the manufacturing plants, and if the two could be related.
Scientists have serendipitously established that sweet potatoes naturally contain genes from a bacterium. Due to the presence of “foreign” DNA, a research report calls sweet potatoes the “natural GM food.”
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams announced Wednesday it was recalling all of its ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches in all flavors and containers because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
Saying all their products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Blue Bell Creameries has expanded their recall to include everything currently on the market made at all their plants.
China's State Council is considering an amendment to the current advertising law that would prohibit advertising of infant milk formulas. The ban on ads for infant formula is an attempt to tackle the low levels of breast-feeding across the country.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is investigating a mysterious outbreak of E. coli infections across Canada. So far, 12 cases have popped up, and all seem to be related to the consumption of leafy green vegetables.