NZ infant formula poisoning threat shakes NZ dairy industry The New Zealand Police and New Zealand Government are investigating a criminal threat to contaminate infant and other formula in New Zealand,...

New Zealand-based dairy manufacturer Fonterra has announced a ‘quality issue’ involving three batches of a particular type of whey protein concentrate (WPC80) produced at a single New Zealand manufacturing...

Many synthetic chemicals found in common foods could have significant health implications according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organisation...

The latest Australia-wide study of chemicals in foods comprised in the Australian diet, released today by Australia’s food regulator Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), has found only low rates...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand has announced the withdrawl of one product from Australian shelves, an asparagus juice, having been identified as one of the products made with plasticiser-contaminated...

Harmful mineral oils from the printing inks used on cardboard can migrate into food if recycled cardboard is used for food packaging. It may contaminate food even if the recycled cardboard is used for...

Parmalat has recalled its one-litre plastic bottles of Pura Milk full cream with a use-by of 15 June, after the company said it believed the batch had been contaminated with “a small amount”...

Taiwan has been hit with the latest food-adulteration scandal, after Yu Shen Chemical Co was found to be selling an emulsifier manufactured using a carcinogenic plasticising compound, Di(2-ethylhexyl)...

Woolworths has recalled its own-brand 750g bags of almonds “due to the potential presence of Salmonella”, effective immediately, in a product recall issued just before Easter. Bags of almonds...

The US Department of Agriculture has proposed a new “test and hold” procedure for meat and poultry products that aims to reduce the amount of “unsafe food” reaching the shelves. Under...