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Sector | Food safety

Putting an end to endless duplication in sharing compliance information

US: Green Life Farms issues voluntary recall of Baby Arugula because of possible health risk

not including English cucumbers or mini cucumbers

U.S. Salmonella Outbreak has been linked to cucumbers

Health alert in Spain for the presence of a prohibited pesticide in oranges

Johan Cronjé - GlobalG.A.P.

What will auditing look for in future?

Overseeing pesticide residue in vegetables and fruit

Pahang state government establishes Pesticide Control and Plant Protection Committee

Ackee imports under scrutiny in the U.S.

FDA identifies Jamaica's national fruit as potentially hazardous if consumed unripened

Green Life Farms issues voluntary recall of Baby Arugula because of possible health risk

Vietnam works to ensure the promotion of fruit exports through increased food safety measures

Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers

Association says Ontario cucumbers are safe amid salmonella concern

Don Mac Farlane – Woolworths Foods SA

Well-considered packaging is non-negotiable for food safety by choice, not by chance

Giant Huntsman spider found in UK school

Fresh Start Produce Sales initiates recall of whole cucumbers because of possible health risk

IFPA Fresh Solutions: Suenita Mackay - MiChem Dynamics

“You don’t ever want to break consumer trust”

Azerbaijani tomatoes fail export inspection

FDA issues warning about toxic amygdalin found in apricot seeds

IAEA and FAO Symposium to discuss food safety and control

Meta brand Enoki Mushroom recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Fungicide residue in U.S. cherries leads to seizure in Taiwan

AFBF appreciates release of House Farm Bill Text

Nuts from Gibson Farms, Inc. of Hollister, California

E. coli investigation linked to organic walnuts ongoing

FDA and CDC are investigating Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh basil

Newly released DPR data indicates:

"97% of fruits and vegetables tested in California are free of illegal pesticide residues"

Zeebrugge, Belgium

Over a million trays of NZ kiwis set for destruction due to mice infestation

Intensified monitoring of fresh produce trade in Latvia

Hoping to bridge critical gaps in food safety protocols

Agilent technologies partners with ICAR-NRCG in India

Viral video exposes use of chemicals on cabbage in India

Vietnamese durian exports to China confirmed safe from excessive cadmium

Vietnamese exports to the EU may face suspension

Public Health lists 38 establishments affected by Enoki mushroom contamination

Illegal imports from Malaysia

Some 1.6 tons of fresh vegetables and processed food seized in Singapore

Safety concerns challenge Turkish food exports to Europe


ANSA warns importers about the necessity to sell fresh produce only after lab results

Rosselkhoznadzor has inspected 2,700 tons of watermelons from Iran in the Moscow region

Spanish warning on Moroccan peppers due to insecticide concerns

Gibson Farms voluntarily recalls Organic Light Halves and Pieces shelled walnuts

Walnut recall in the U.S. due to E. coli concerns

Hyderabad police seizes 4,800 kg of mangoes, artificially ripened with ethylene

EU Commission first implementation report:

The relevance of combating Unfair Trading Practices and the need for further EU actions

GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH - Brian Windsor:

GLOBALG.A.P. standard allows more room for farms’ own stories

Pesticide issue halts Chinese kiwifruit at Taiwan's border

Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil sold at Trader Joe’s stores

Organic basil: Outbreak investigation of Salmonella

Pesticide levels in imported produce are a concern in the U.S.

The European Commission is open to requiring cold treatment for all imported citrus fruits

Ignacio Antequera - FoodPLUS GmbH

South Africa’s GlobalG.A.P-certified producers triple over six years

Freshcare -

Industry input needed for Australian certification standards

Staff changes at Markon

Australian best practice guide for citrus microbial food safety launched

China returns 30 durian shipments from Vietnam due to cadmium contamination

New Zealand food safety recall on raw fruit juice

19.8 tons of contaminated tomatoes imported from Uzbekistan to Yekaterinburg, Russia

Taiwanese Ministry assures safety of local pineapples and mushrooms

Excessive pesticide residues found in Japanese strawberries at Taiwanese border