Tag: food poisoning

Gov’t Researcher Responds to Wine Contamination Allegations

August 14, 2012

China is greatly concerned about pesticide residue levels in wines and other food products, a government researcher said Monday. Yan Weixing, a researcher with the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, said pesticide residue, which he believed was unavoidable in a modernized world, would pose no threat to humans if it is controlled […]

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FDA urges market pullout of Korean molluscan shellfish

June 18, 2012

UNITED STATES – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised US food wholesalers, food retailers and food-service operators to remove from their distribution chains all clams, mussels, oysters and scallops – collectively known as molluscan shellfish – that have come to the US from South Korea. Whether fresh, frozen or processed, all molluscan shellfish […]

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E. Coli scare in Japan takes raw beef liver off the shelves

June 18, 2012

JAPAN – A food-safety panel has decided to ban the serving of raw beef liver after deeming it a health risk. Effective this July, barbecue restaurants  and local bars will no longer serve this favourite dish which is part of Japan’s culinary culture. According to the Health Ministry of Japan, the food banning is due […]

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California Tuna Found With Japanese Radiation, says Stanford

June 6, 2012

UNITED STATES – Stanford researchers believe they have found the first instance of radioactive materials from Japan’s nuclear disaster being transported by migrating animals through the sea off the coast of California. Researchers from the farm, working with scientists from Stony Brook University, say they found the radiation in bluefin tuna in waters near San […]

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Korean Oysters pulled from Local shelves after Nationwide Ban

June 4, 2012

GUAM – Two brands of canned Korean oysters have been pulled from local shelves following a nationwide ban, and GovGuam health officials are still searching for more. Cans of “Geisha Whole Oysters in Water” and “Crown Prince Whole Oysters in Water” were removed with full cooperation of a local retail store, which wasn’t identified in […]

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