Apr 16, 2013
The World Health Organization has issued a preliminary Risk Assessment on avian influenza  A (H7N9) which states that the virus contains a group of avian influenza virus genes from three different...
Apr 03, 2013
WHO has issued a Disease Outbreak News item "Human infection with influenza A (H7N9) in China – update See: http://www.who.int/csr/don/2013_04_03/en/index.html.  On April 3, 2013, the China Health...
Apr 01, 2013
The China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment has provided information for Chinese consumers and stakeholders regarding sporadic cases of Avian Influenza, N7H9. English translations...
Feb 01, 2013
Horse Meat Investigation: An European Union-wide investigation is currently ongoing into the adulteration of foods containing beef with horse meat.  Click here for Food Standards Agency (FSA) UK...
Dec 01, 2012
Guidance documents on the Control of Listeria monocytogenes for Ready-to-Eat Foods in New Zealand have been released by New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).  These provide information...
Nov 20, 2012
We are pleased to welcome our very latest partner in the International Center of Excellence in Food Risk Communication, the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA). As China's...
Oct 04, 2012
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reaffirms its safety evaluation of biotech maize NK603 and its related stacks, concluding controversial Séralini et al. study is of insufficient quality for...
Sep 27, 2012
Health Canada reaffirms the safety of BPA, concluding that “the findings of the previous assessment remain unchanged and Health Canada’s Food Directorate continues to conclude that current dietary...
Sep 12, 2012
FDA tests rice and rice products for inorganic arsenic. From results to date, FDA does not recommend any change in consumption and encourages a balanced diet.   FDA Looks for Answers on Arsenic in...
Aug 27, 2012
European Food Safety Authority publishes new risk communication guidelines, as part of a joint initiative with national food safety authorities in Europe. 

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