Contamination in UK Law

  • Scotland reports declines in campylobacter contamination rates
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Both the number of raw chickens sold at retail showing campylobacter contamination and the number with the highest level of contamination are showing improvement, according to Food Standards Scotla...
  • UK: Threat of E-coli contamination spreads
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The Camembert cheeses that were recalled may not have been all that was infected with E.coli, according to the Food Standards Agency. The sale of all raw milk products produced by French company La...
  • Baby Muesli Recalled in the UK for Insect Contamination
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Cow & Gate is recalling one batch of Cow & Gate Sunny Start My First Banana Muesli from 10 months with a best-before date of 27/09/2016. No other Cow & Gate products are affected. The B...
  • Scottish survey finds low contamination in ground beef
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    A survey on ground beef in Scotland has found low levels of Campylobacter, Salmonella and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC). The work, funded by Food Standards Scotland, was done in 2019 with 1,...
  • P & R Is For Food Contamination Risks From Pollution & Radiation
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
  • Cadbury faces £20m salmonella hit
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Confectionery giant Cadbury Schweppes has said the salmonella contamination at one of its production plants will cost it about $37.5m this year. Half of the sum relates to the cost of recalling one...
    ...Confectionery giant Cadbury Schweppes has said the salmonella contamination at one of its production plants will cost it about $37.5m this year. Half of the sum relates to the cost of recalling one million chocolate bars, ......
  • Asda’s Campylobacter in chicken levels above FSA target
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Supermarket chain Asda has reported the worst Campylobacter in chicken findings of the top nine retailers in the United Kingdom in the latest set of testing results. In the third quarter of 2020, 7...
    ......In the third quarter of 2020, 7.7 percent of chickens tested positive for the highest level of contamination. It is the second time in three quarters that Asda has recorded levels above the Food Standards Agency (FSA) threshold of 7 percent of birds with ......
  • FSA wants views on E. coli O157 guidance revision
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has called for views on proposed changes to its E. coli O157 guidance. The document helps businesses comply with food hygiene legislation and control cross-contam...
    ......coli O157 guidance. The document helps businesses comply with food hygiene legislation and control cross-contamination with E. coli O157. Guidance is for local authorities and businesses that handle raw and ready-to-eat (RTE) foods. It includes best practices about ......
  • Study: Raw Chicken Packaging Rife With Bacteria
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The results of a new study are being reported today, showing an alarming rate of bacterial contamination on the outside of raw chicken packaging.   The study, performed on twenty packages of raw ch...
    ...The results of a new study are being reported today, showing an alarming rate of bacterial contamination on the outside of raw chicken packaging.   The study, performed on twenty packages of raw chicken in the UK, found that  “eight had food ......
  • UK Sales of Chicken Decline, Possibly Due to Campylobacter News
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Grocery purchases of chicken in the United Kingdom have declined nearly 7 percent by volume and 4 percent by sales since this time last year. Experts are speculating that the public has been influe...
    ......Experts are speculating that the public has been influenced by media coverage of the high levels of Campylobacter contamination found on raw chicken, according to meatinfo.co.uk. Media coverage related to food safety in the UK has largely focused on Campylobacter in chicken ......
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