The 71st meeting of the Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF), held in Aviation House, London on 27 October 2016, gave stakeholders an opportunity to observe the Committee at work and ask questions.
ASDA is recalling its ASDA Main for 2 Vegetable Balti because it contains milk which is not declared within the ingredients list. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.
Dr. Oetker is recalling Dr. Oetker Regal Ice Ready Rolled Icing White because it contains undeclared nuts (almonds) which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts (almonds).
ASDA is recalling its ASDA Butcher’s Selection British Beef 3 Thin Cut Steaks with Garlic and Herb Seasoning because it contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.
Heather Hancock, the Chair of the Food Standards Agency, today opened the meeting of the Codex Alimentarius working group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in London. Codex Alimentarius is the global food standards body and the meeting, chaired by the UK, USA and Australia, has been organised to progress international efforts to tackle AMR.
Natures Menu is recalling its ‘Country Hunter 80% Farm Reared Turkey with Wholesome Fruit and Veg’ frozen pet food, because the product contains Salmonella. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning.
The FSA has today published a systematic review of the available evidence on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in food. The review looked at research on the presence of AMR in bacteria in a number of different foods sold at retail.