Fushi Wellbeing Ltd is recalling its Fushi Total Probiotic capsules due to the presence of milk, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents.
The FSA’s Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) is looking to recruit a new Chair and one specialist member. COT is an advisory non-departmental public body that provides independent expert advice toxicological risk to humans.
Waitrose has recalled its Waitrose Stuffed Green Olives with Hot Pimiento as a small number of cans contain Olives Stuffed with anchovy (fish). The presence of fish is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with an allergy to fish.
Fino Olive Oil is recalling all bottles of six varieties of its infused olive oil as a precautionary measure. This is because the effectiveness of process controls that could potentially affect the safety of infused olive oil products produced by the company cannot be demonstrated satisfactorily. The FSA has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.
FSA survey data about people’s attitudes and behaviour suggests that there are links between food safety and nutrition practices. This is known after further analysis of Food and You biennial survey data.
The FSA is making local authorities aware that GSR Distributions Ltd, trading as Spiceway, Rutherglen, Glasgow have been found to be operating as an unapproved cutting plant. The FSA has issued a Food Alert for Action.
Chiquo Limited is recalling a batch of its dried apricots because it contains sulphites which are not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with a sensitivity to sulphites.
The Food Standards Agency is hosting the launch of its 2013-2014 Annual Science Report. The event ‘The benefits and risks of a complex food chain’ is taking place on 17 September at the Royal Society of Chemistry in London.