Archive: March 2019

Horizon scanning:

Some of the information tweeted @BioCheckUK in March 2019:

  • Monitoring and reporting mycotoxin contamination in cereal foods and raw materials
  • FDA strategy to advance food safety and modernise the overseeing of imported food
  • Food Fraud 2019: NGS for food authenticity, traceability and safety
  • Meat labelling survey calls for debate
  • BRC Global Standards Publish new Gluten-Free certification program Issue 3
  • We have launched new tools for withdrawing or recalling unsafe food
  • Food Standards Agency defends allergen stance
  • Birmingham meat plant fined over £250,000 for removal of detained meat
  • FSA Chair reaffirms commitment to highest food safety standards after EU Exit
  • Some restaurants are now refusing to serve those with allergies …
  • Corn protein is allergy-friendly, and has ‘interesting functional benefits’
  • Artificial meat: UK scientists growing ‘bacon’ in labs
  • USDA and FDA Announce Formal Agreement to Regulate Cell-Cultured Foods
  • FDA Publishes Second Instalment of FSMA IA Draft Guidance
  • Blockchain opens up milk supply chain to consumers in France
  • Abattoir fined more than £265,000 for failure to follow public health regulations

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Posted in Allergens, Gluten, Mycotoxins, Speciation