EU Report Highlights Fraud and Non-Compliance in Food Sector

EU Report Highlights Fraud and Non-Compliance in Food Sector

The latest report on potential fraud and non-compliance identified by EU member states highlights issues with mineral water treatment, traceability problems, and olive oil quality. The number of fraud alerts declined in May to 281,…

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FDA Revokes Approval of Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) in Food Products

FDA Revokes Approval of Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) in Food Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to revoke permission for the use of brominated vegetable oil (BVO) in food products. This revocation will take effect on August 2, with a compliance date set…

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FDA Investigates New Salmonella Irumu Outbreak with 26 Confirmed Cases

FDA Investigates New Salmonella Irumu Outbreak with 26 Confirmed Cases

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently investigating a new outbreak of infections caused by Salmonella Irumu. The exact source of the outbreak is still unknown, and the FDA has initiated traceback efforts to…

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Belgium Sees Decline in Foodborne Outbreaks and Improved Food Safety in 2023

Belgium Sees Decline in Foodborne Outbreaks and Improved Food Safety in 2023

In 2023, Belgium had fewer food-related outbreaks than in 2022. The Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC) reported 722 outbreaks, affecting 3,194 people, with 76 hospitalized and one death. This was…

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Understanding Disease Patterns and Health Outcomes in Elderly Initiating Long-Term Care in Japan

Understanding Disease Patterns and Health Outcomes in Elderly Initiating Long-Term Care in Japan

As the global population ages, addressing the healthcare needs of older adults has become increasingly critical. This demographic is characterized by diversity, often presenting with multiple and complex health conditions. Tailoring effective interventions for such…

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