News tagged with food safety

Horsemeat scandal reaches Sweden (Update)

Sweden on Friday became the newest European country to be hit by a widening meat products scandal, as frozen-food company Findus said it was recalling beef lasagna meals there after tests confirmed the products ...

Feb 08, 2013
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UK: Lasagna products 60 percent horsemeat (Update)

(AP)—Some beef lasagna products recalled from British stores contained more than 60 percent horsemeat, U.K. food safety authorities said Thursday. It was the latest revelation in a growing scandal surrounding the use of ...

Feb 07, 2013
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Ireland recalls 10 mln burgers on horsemeat fears

An Irish meat processor recalled 10 million burgers Wednesday from supermarkets across Ireland and Britain amid fears that many could contain horsemeat, a discovery that poses no danger to public health but ...

Jan 16, 2013
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US proposes sweeping new food safety rules (Update)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Scientists scrutinise the European diet

Italian risotto, Spanish paella and the British traditional Sunday roast (consisting of roasted meat, roast potatoes and vegetables). - these are only a small sample of foods which symbolise individual countries ...

Dec 18, 2012
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