Food Safety

Imported pork ‘infecting thousands’ with hepatitis E

Thousands of Britons a year could be infected with hepatitis E from imported pork products, a report found

Food manufacturers and processors must shift to locally-sourced goods to minimise the risk of hepatitis E to consumers, says supply chain firm Vendigital, after a Public Health England (PHE) report revealed thousands of Britons a year could be infected by contaminated imported pork products.

The FSA has revealed 14 recalls prompted by fears the products were produced with imported liquid eggs contaminated with fipronil

Egg contamination spreads to liquid egg products

Manufacturers urged to be more vigilant in guarding against foreign body contamination in food

Manufacturers warned over foreign body contamination

Carlsberg says it is co-operating with the HSE to establish the cause of the leak

Brewer to improve ‘rigorous procedures’ after death

About 700,000 contaminated eggs were imported into the UK

About 700,000 contaminated eggs imported into UK

The contaminated egg scandal is likely to intensify, claims Professor Chris Elliott

Contaminated egg scandal ‘likely to intensify’

Monosodium glutamate is the most widely recognised of the six glutamate additives

EU food safety body: adopt safe glutamate intake levels

Poultry and chicken recalls in Europe are at there highest since 2002

Poultry recalls hit a 15-year high across Europe

Eggs contaminated with fipronil have been distributed in the UK, the FSA confirmed

FSA investigates eggs contaminated with insecticide

FSA’s Hancock: ‘This is about strengthening regulations; making it better’

FSA will carry on work with EU safety body

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