Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest food safety, animal safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science

Handling baby chicks – Brown Field Every spring Salmonella outbreaks occur and one of the causes around Easter is baby chicks.

FDA to increase transparency of animal feed ingredients – All […]

Undeclared almond in paprika expands allergy alert

The investigation of undeclared allergens in spices has widened as new recalls have been issued in Europe for paprika, and spice mixtures containing paprika, which have been found to be contaminated with almond. This comes shortly after ground cumin, and several other products containing cumin, were recalled recently in the U.S. and later in Europe […]

Neogen responds to peanut contamination in cumin and spice blends

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently recalled hundreds of different products containing cumin after they were found to be contaminated with peanuts and almonds, leading to a potential health risk for consumers with nut allergies.

According to a recent article, this is now being called the most “widespread series of allergy-related recalls” […]