CONSUMER TRENDS … Key differences in food sustainability and values emerge between generations PUBLISHED ON January 11, 2024 In the latest Consumer Food Insights Report, Joseph Balagtas, professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University and director of the Center for Food Demand and Analysis, asked consumers to decide about discarding or consuming a food item based on different hypothetical “use by” dates. (Purdue Agricultural Communications photo/Tom Campbell) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Building off the previous month’s survey, the December 2023 Consumer […]

A selection of projects have been started out not long ago to boost meals protection in Africa. Included teams are the Globe Wellness Business (WHO), the UN Foodstuff and Agriculture Group (FAO), the Intercontinental Atomic Electricity Company (IAEA), and the Intercontinental Finance Company. The FAO has started to assess and strengthen the food manage procedure in Seychelles. A workforce of meals security experts from FAO will function with neighborhood authorities responsible for safe foodstuff and other stakeholders, to assess the usefulness […]

For over a 10 years, family-owned and operated Swaggerty’s Farm has fully commited itself to excellent and cultivating a society of food stuff security. KODAK, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Swaggerty’s Farm scores the optimum AA Certification in BRC World wide Foodstuff Security criteria. With 2022 marking 10 yrs in a row and the eleventh consecutive greatest score. Scoring an A, the greatest grade from BRC in 2013 to 2014, a few moments with two scores in 2014 and […]

Location: Any MSF office* Contract: Permanent – Full time Starting date: ASAP Deadline to apply: 3 January 2023 *By default, the successful candidate will be offered a contract in the MSF office of their country of residence at the time of application. I. MSF INTERNATIONAL Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural disasters. MSF offers assistance to people based on need […]

The number of food safety incidents involving an international network has gone up in the third quarter of this year compared to the previous three months. The International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) was part of 58 alerts from July through September compared to 46 in the second quarter of 2022. Thirty-two incidents fell into the biological hazard category which was dominated by Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella with 10 each. E. coli was behind with six, Clostridium botulinum and hepatitis A caused two each, and Bacillus cereus and Coxsackievirus […]

The Internation Association for Food Protection (IAFP) hosts a variety of events and meetings throughout the year. This fall there are five international food safety events IAFP partners have scheduled. Upcoming international food safety events: Oct. 26-27, 2022 — China International Food Safety and Quality Conference in Shanghai, China The 16th Annual China International Food Safety and Quality (CIFSQ) Conference is an important top-level event that brings together food safety professionals across China and from around the world for two intensive […]

A workshop has supported countries in the Western Balkans to better respond to food safety emergencies. Among challenges highlighted were enhancing cooperation between different food safety agencies, ensuring cross-border information sharing, and enabling joint investigation and response to food safety emergencies. Such events include foodborne outbreaks, food fraud and adulteration, chemical contamination and other non-compliance with regulations. The face-to-face workshop in November 2021 in Durrës, Albania included 25 participants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Kosovo. […]

The number of food safety incidents involving an international network has stayed almost the same in the second quarter of 2022. The International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) was part of 46 alerts from April through June this year compared to 47 in the first quarter of 2022. A total of 22 incidents involved a biological hazard with Listeria monocytogenes behind eight and Salmonella causing seven. Norovirus was responsible for three and hepatitis A for one. The hazard has not yet been identified […]

Food plays a major role in our everyday life. While healthy and nutritious food helps promote overall well-being, unhealthy ones lead to several diseases. To mark the importance of healthy food practices, World Food Safety Day is observed on June 7, annually. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this day is marked to “draw attention and mobilise action to prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks and improve human health.” This year, the theme for World Food Safety Day is […]

– ANALYSIS – What will the New Year bring? We can’t be sure about everything but we already know a few things in store in 2022. Coronavirus will still be around and impacting the food sector; new trade rules and embargoes will have to be dealt with by importers and exporters; and global food safety strategies will become clearer. Some of the issues listed in 2021 are also likely to continue this year. Plus, at the bottom of this article, you can […]