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Sector | Food safety

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

Fruit and vegetables remain most discussed product category

Increased food fraud suspicions in February

Debunking misinformation: the safety of grape consumption

Enoki Mushrooms recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

South Korea suspends sales of Chinese carrots due to pesticide concerns

Packaging line enhancements will increase traceability and food safety

Food safety risks prompt recalls in the UK

January to March

Banned pesticides detected in Macedonian vegetable shipments to Croatia

Artificial mango ripening raises health concerns in Telangana

Andrés Góngora, from COAG Almería: "This is not the first case, and we strongly fear it won't be the last"

"New health alert for Moroccan peppers reported in France"

Carles Peris: "The EU must take everything related to consumer health more seriously"

La Unió denounces the second consecutive detection of hepatitis A in a shipment of strawberries from Morocco

K-Fresh brand Enoki Mushroom recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Watermelon sales plummet in Kashmir due to rumors

Exporters see it as overzealous

New temporary requirement for exporting Moroccan soft fruit

FTI urges Thailand to scrutinize fruit and vegetable imports

Jammu and Kashmir administration addresses concerns over artificially ripened fruits ahead of Ramadan

Moroccan strawberries cleared of hepatitis A concerns in Europe

Manuel Piedras, from UPA Huelva: "Whoever has brought in strawberries from Morocco to compete with ours must take responsibility"

"Huelva requires clarification, as over 99% of the province's producers cannot be left with their reputation in doubt"

Japan's muskmelons subject to stricter inspections in Taiwan

COAG Andalusia demands an immediate halt to strawberry imports from Morocco

Republika Srpska bans strawberry imports from Albania due to pesticide concerns

US study says refrigeration reduces E. coli contamination in leafy greens

Qatar imposes import restrictions on Jordanian leafy vegetables

Westfalia Fruit trials technology targeting food safety and sustainability

Supermarket oranges recalled in France over pesticide levels

France halts importation of fresh fruits and vegetables treated with thiacloprid

After Hepatitis A cases linked to frozen berries in 2022 - 2023 period

New Zealand Ministry calls for stronger monitoring of food importers

Taylor Farms brand Mexican Style Street Corn Chopped (Salad) Kit recalled due to Salmonella

Onions from the Southern San Joaquin Valley and Imperial Valley:

FDA reports on Salmonella outbreak linked to red onions

Braga Fresh recalls Marketside Bacon Ranch Crunch chopped salad kit

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. announces voluntary recall of limited number of salad kits

Maltese Environmental Health Directorate:

Freshona blueberries potentially contaminated with Norovirus

France's Leclerc supermarket chain recalls pesticide-laden vegetables

FDA weighs in on end of the outbreak

CDC says the Listeria outbreak linked to peaches is over

FDA investigates new Listeria outbreak

Listeria outbreak from California's HMC Farms peach, plum, and nectarine ends

All within established tolerances:

USDA: "Residue profiles on imported produce different than locally grown produce"