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Corporate

Neogen acquires SyrVet Incorporated – Neogen

Neogen’s animal safety offerings continue to grow.

 

Food safety

EFSA reports on Listeria levels in certain ready-to-eat foods – European Food Safety Authority […]

Safe Food for Canadians Act implementation begins

The Canadian government has taken the next step in rolling out the Safe Food for Canadians Act.

Last week, officials unveiled the government’s action plan, which aims to provide additional information to consumers, create more effective inspections and enhance food safety rules, according to a statement from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Several food […]

Philippines may overhaul food safety system

Arroz caldo is Filipino dish with rice, chicken, ginger, garlic and onion. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The U.S. and Canada aren’t the only nations giving their food safety laws a makeover.

The Philippines also may soon join them in revamping food safety laws, Food Safety News (FSN) reports.

Senate Bill 3311, known as […]

Safe Food for Canadians Act moves to next round of legislative process

A massive overhaul of the Canadian food system only has one more hurdle before it becomes approved.

The act recently moved through the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food. It now is back at the Canadian House of Commons for a third reading.

The Safe Food for Canadians Act will provide harsher penalties for those […]