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US bans fresh Brazilian beef imports due to safety


Imports of fresh beef from Brazil have been banned until further notice by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).


Botulism due to traditional home-canned food still public health challenge

Food safety recall round-up

Recalls: Listeria, Potassium acesulfame and mould

©iStock/ALLEKO. The last cases associated with the outbreak were reported in March by Germany and Luxembourg

Salmonella outbreak linked to sesame paste made by Greek manufacturer

Examples of the recalled products

Mars brand perception takes hit but expected to recover after recall

Food safety recall round-up

Recalls: Histamine, aflatoxin and perchlorate

©iStock/brookebecker. The agency told people to avoid eating raw or partially cooked eggs

Eggs suspected as Salmonella infections increase

Examples of recalled products

Mars issues recall due to potential Salmonella

Food safety recall round-up

Recalls: E. coli, gluten and quality issues


Some suppliers opt to pay fines rather than update systems - survey

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