New legislation passed yesterday by the Queensland Parliament will allow a government-led food business rating scheme to be introduced across Queensland. The Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2011, tabled...

New standards for reducing the prevalence of salmonella and campylobacter in young chickens and turkeys are being implemented in the United States. The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food...

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...

University of Missouri researchers have created a new test for salmonella in poultry and eggs that will produce faster and more accurate results than most currently available tests, which might catch salmonella-tainted...

Sunny Queen Farms, one of Australia’s foremost egg producers, has launched a new product that should have chefs breathing a collective sigh of relief. It’s a fresh egg snap frozen, pasteurised,...

Researchers have developed a novel approach to automated detection and classification of harmful bacteria in food – allowing computers to learn what a pathogen might look like. By equipping computers...

An Albury takeaway restaurant has been fined following a salmonella outbreak that resulted in more than 170 people falling ill after eating food from the Albury Burger Bar, Minister Steve Whan said today. “Investigations...

The recent Salmonella outbreak in eggs in the U.S highlights a crucial need for an effective product tracing system. According to the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific society...

Borgo Smallgoods is conducting a recall of its Friulano Salame, Lismore Salame and Casalingo Salame after detection of Salmonella bovismorbificans in the products. The recall affects products with a Best...

The US’s Food and Drug Administration has recalled raw alfalfa sprouts produced by Caldwell Fresh Foods after they were linked to outbreak of the food-borne illness Salmonella Newport, an antibiotic-resistant...