At least 600 million people, or 1 in 10 worldwide, fall ill from contaminated food each year and 420,000 die, many of them young children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
Giving its first global estimates of
Food samples taken from a restaurant in Bahrain have tested positive for salmonella, it was revealed.
The Health Ministry has released initial results of lab tests following an investigation into an outbreak of food poisoning, sai
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has confirmed that the Abu Dhabi markets are free from the contaminated peanut butter soft cream manufactured by Trader Joe’s, a US brand.
After news spread publically about the possibility
Scientists have identified an emerging "superbug" strain of salmonella that is highly resistant to the antibiotic Ciprofloxacin, or Cipro, often used for severe salmonella infections, and say they fear it may spread around the world.
The US recall of pistachio nuts due to potential salmonella contamination widened as more snack makers and retailers removed their nuts from store shelves as a precautionary measure.
PepsiCo Inc's North American snack division Frito-La
The US peanut industry could lose $1 billion because of an outbreak of salmonella that has caused the biggest food recall in US history, Georgia's peanut commissioner said.
Losses will mount until the ongoing outbreak ends, said Don Ko
A company at the centre of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 500 people was broadening its recall of peanut products, US health officials said.
The Food and Drug Administration said Peanut Corp of America would expand its r
Cadbury Schweppes, the world's largest confectionery group, was fined 1 million pounds ($2 million) on Monday by a UK court for selling unsafe chocolate in Britain and Ireland during 2006 in a salmonella-related health scare.