With research showing that only 21 per cent of all product recalls over the last decade were detected by the company themselves, it is more important than ever that food and beverage manufacturers review and prevent contamination and mislabeling. “The most startling figures from the food industry are those that hint at the major financial … Continue reading Reducing the risks of recalls
There has been an alarming growth in food recalls in Australia: 106 recalls took place in 2018-19, compared with 81 in 2017-18 and 61 in 2016-17. A provider of food safety certification and training is pointing to weak supply chain management as a primary cause and is urging food manufacturers and retailers to put in … Continue reading Six ways food manufacturers can reduce risks through supply chains
Want expert advice on how to ensure a product recall is executed accurately and efficiently? GS1 has put together a video on how to conduct better product recalls, providing industry advice for the food and grocery sector. Communications to trading partners and regulators assist organisations to compile and communicate product recall noticed to your customers … Continue reading How to conduct better product recalls – Industry advice for the food and grocery sector
SA Health is reminding the public not to consume 180g Creative Gourmet frozen pomegranate arils purchased from Coles, following two cases of hepatitis A.
The NSW Food Authority is advising consumers who are most vulnerable to Listeria infection such as older persons, and people who have weakened immune systems to avoid eating rockmelon.
Chocolate maker Cadbury has recalled some Caramilk chocolate blocks because pieces of plastic have been found in some of them.
While many food companies are relatively well prepared to deal with product recall, they are under-prepared in the event of a crisis, according to a new survey.
Snack Brands Australia has recalled Kettle Rosemary and Sea Salt and Kettle Sea Salt from Woolworths and Coles stores in the ACT, NSW and VIC because they could contain foreign materials.
Contamination accounts for a large portion of recalls in the food processing industry and can lead to high costs and even legal ramifications. Bestech has come up with a simple solution to put your mind to rest.
The maker of Creative Gourmet’s frozen mixed berries has recalled a batch of its 300g product, after the product was linked to three cases of hepatitis A.
Quality Bakers Australia has recalled several popular brands of bread rolls from stores in NSW and the ACT because of fears they could contain pieces of metal.
While the most recalled category was cars, food and grocery products accounted for the second largest number of recalls.
Supermarket chain Aldi has recalled hot dog rolls sold from its stores in NSW and the ACT after metal shavings were found in some of them.
GS1 Australia has received certification from HACCP Australia for Recall – a product recall notification management system designed to minimise the impact of food recalls.
SPC Ardmona has recalled a batch of tinned tomatoes which have increased pressure and could potentially explode while being opened.
Unilever Australia has recalled 1.25l and 2l tubs of Blue Ribbon ice cream tubs because of fears they may contain plastic pieces.
The Mars voluntary chocolate recall affects 55 countries though not Australia, according to the company.
Ebuta Goat Dairy Townsville has recalled Ebuta Dairy Goats Milk Unpasteurised from greengrocers in QLD due to E. coli contamination.
Maggi is set to lose over $250 million in brand value following a ban imposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
Woolworths is conducting a national recall of its Select Chicken & Vegetable Pies 4pk, as there may be glass in the product.