Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

Food Manufacture brings key takeaways of the RQA Group’s Product Recall Report for 2023, which examines recall data from food authorities across the UK, EU, US, Canada and parts of Australasia. Credit: Getty/zimmytws


Global food recalls 2023: How the UK compared

By Bethan Grylls

Recalls and alerts in the US and EU climbed in 2023, while the governing bodies for food safety in the UK, Canada and Australasia reported improvements from 2022.

FSA issues warning over imported eggs from Poland after and outbreak of Salmonella. Image: Getty, Ralf Liebhold


Food industry welcomes imported egg warning

By Gwen Ridler

Members of the food manufacturing and food science community have welcomed recent warnings from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) against the consumption of imported eggs.

How might the EU change regulation over Listeria? Credit: Getty/ericsphotography

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EU Listeria law: Potential changes and pitfalls

By Bethan Grylls

With the EU on the precipice of new Listeria regulations, Bethan Grylls reports on Chilled Food Association’s most recent webinar examining the potential avenues this could take and the repercussions.

There's been a big Salmonella outbreak in Turkey affecting British travellers. Credit: Getty/byakkaya


Hundreds of Brits hit with Salmonella

By Bethan Grylls

More than 200 cases of Salmonella have been identified by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) in travellers returning from Turkey.