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* 2013/05/28:  Bubble tea brands banned by Singapore for unapproved chemical content: Food inspection authorities withdraw tapioca balls from Taiwan after finding maleic acid.

* 2013/05/24:  NC Holiday Inn salmonella outbreak grows to 86: The number of confirmed cases from the Fayetteville N.C. outbreak has increased while health officials continue their investigation on the source of the outbreak.

* 2013/05/20: Over 80 DMK wokers hospitalised due to food poisoning: Hospital confirms food poisoning of 82 people in India.

* 2013/05/19: Fayetteville Salmonella outbreak likely to grow: Health officials say 51 people who ate at Holiday Inn Bordeaux have reported symptoms of salmonellosis.

* 2012/10/11: No contamination found on China-exported strawberries:  In a statement issued by the Chinese General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) office, no disease-causing viruses were found on the frozen strawberries exported from China. Chinese strawberries are being blamed for a food poisoning outbreak which affected more than 11,000 children in Germany.

* 2012/10/06:  Over 11,000 German children suffer food poisoning - Over 11,000 German children were taken ill last week with vomiting and diarrhea in one of Germany's biggest outbreak of food-poisoning most likely caused by norovirus-contaminated strawberries.

* 2012/09/28:  USDA debuts online food safety consumer complaint form - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has unveiled a new online Electronic Consumer Complaint Form where consumers can report problems

* 2012/09/30:  Del Monte Recalls Mango Products for Possible Salmonella - Del Monte Fresh Produce is recalling some fresh-cut fruit packages made with mangoes because they may be contaminated with Salmonella

* 2012/09/26:  Biggest Food Safety Disasters 2012: Peanut Butter, Sushi, Cantaloupe And More


* 2012/03/12:  Friesland Campina makes significant Filipino M&A Move to reach 100 m Customers

* 2012/03/12:  Malaysia shines safety light on glow-in-the-dark lollipops

* 2012/03/11:  Tokyo food radiation safety: It's personal

* 2012/03/11: 10 poisoned by Abu Dhabi eateries last year - official data

* 2012/03/09: BPI ground beef gets support from food safety leaders


* 2012/01/31:  McDonald's announces the discontinued use of SLBT

* 2012/01/31:  New industry code to reduce food poisoning

* 2012/01/23:  New scholarship to bolster food safety standards

* 2012/01/22:  Safe Workers = Safe Food

* 2012/01/20:  The Food Safety Modernization Act - One Year Later

* 2012/01/20:  Scab Check for Poultry to Be Scrapped Under Food-Safety Rule

* 2012/01/18:  India's tainted milk of gods

* 2012/01/17:  Eatery hygiene ratings to go online

* 2012/01/16:  Food safety at risk with budget cuts expected, union says

* 2012/01/11:  Inspectors ignored FDA  guidance before listeria outbreak, report finds

* 2012/01/08:  58 girl students suffer from food poisoning in Nashik

* 2012/01/07:  Ireland Closes Record 64 Food Establishments in 2011

* 2012/01/02:  Revised estimate puts foodborne illness cost at about $78bn a year

* 2012/01/02:  US egg Salmonella prevention guidance issued


Last Updated on Friday, 31 May 2013 05:23

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