French authorities are probing a Nestle pizza-making facility over possible links to E. coli contamination that has led to the death of one person. According to the Paris prosecutor’s office, the charges include involuntary manslaughter and breaches of food safety requirements.

Baby Formula Contamination Risk Spotted at Abbot Laboratories Months Ago


A government document revealed that federal investigators spotted the risk of baby formula made at an Abbott Laboratories plant becoming contaminated several months before a recall that aggravated a nationwide shortage.

Mars Recalls Skittles, Starburst, and Life Savers


Mars Wrigley has voluntarily recalled many gummy candies advising that loose metal could be inside the packaging or candy. The recall is restricted to certain varieties of Starbust Gummies, Skittle Gummies and Life Saver Gummies.

Chicken Products Recalled in the UK Due to Salmonella Fears

ITV News

A Cranswick poultry factory in Hull has stopped production and recalled many of its products after a routine internal inspection found salmonella in some cooked chicken products made in the factory. 

More Pressure on Global Food Supply as India Ban Export

The Wall Street Journal

India, the second-largest producer of wheat, has announced plans to ban wheat exports. The move is expected to further worsen global food supplies after the initial drop in global supplies caused by the crisis in Ukraine.

Australians Turn to Food Charities as Cost of Living Soars


The rising cost of living has led to an increase in the number of people food charities in Australia cater to weekly. The food queues include struggling young professionals and older citizens. 

EU and US to Cooperate on Food Security 

Al Jazeera

The European Union and the United States are joining forces to ensure food security and access to fertilizer amidst the threat to food security and fertilizer access caused by the crisis in Ukraine. 

Processed Foods can Make You Tired and Stressed


According to a Harvard nutritionist and brain expert, processed foods are one of the main categories of food that causes anxiety and fatigue in humans. 

Wayne FarmsRecall More Than 400,000 Pounds of Precooked Chicken


Wayne Farms LLC has expanded its recall of undercooked ready-to-eat chicken breasts to about 585,030 pounds after initially recalling 30,285 pounds last week, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service disclosed.

Meati Introduces First Alternative Protein Steak

Food Dive

Colorado-based sustainable food maker Meati Foods is set to introduce the first steak in the United States made from alternative protein next week. The company’s CEO revealed that the new product had received positive reviews from top chefs.

Parmigiano Reggiano Fights Counterfeit Cheese With Tiny Trackers

Food and Wine

After decades of using tracking codes, Parmigiano Reggiano has opted for high-tech to fight counterfeit Parmesan cheese by using p-Chip micro transponders embedded into the casein label.

Shake Shack Trials First Dairy-Free Milkshake


Shake Shack has partnered with Not Co to trial its first non-dairy chocolate milkshake and frozen chocolate custard. The new product is expected to be available by May 17.

Nestle Flies Baby Formula from Europe to Ease US Shortage 

USA Today 

Nestle is flying baby formula to the US from Switzerland and the Netherlands to address the shortage of baby formula in the country. 

Dried Fruits Linked to Foodborne Illnesses

Eat This, Not That 

A study conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences (IAFNS) has shown that many traces of viable salmonella were not detectable by cultures. 

Vestaron Bags $82 Million Series C Funding 

The Business Journals 

Vestaron, the agric tech company offering farmers safer ways of protecting crops, has raised $82 million in its Series C funding. New and existing investors participated in the funding round aimed at supporting the company’s commercial launch.

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