Food safety - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Food safety China's trading partners alarmed by food import controls BEIJING (AP) — China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate — that Washington and Europe say could disrupt billions of dollars in commerce. The ru... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:30:00 GMT 2017-03-20T14:30:00Z Belarus launches probe of Russian food safety officials MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The Belarusian Interior Ministry has launched a criminal probe against Russia's food safety officials, the latest move in an escalating spat between the two ex-Soviet neighbors and allies. The ministry's statement Tuesday follows a directive from Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, who said Sergei Dankvert, the head of the Rus... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:47:00 GMT 2017-02-07T16:47:00Z Belarusian leader lashes out at Russia MINSK, Belarus (AP) — In a sign of growing friction between the two ex-Soviet neighbors, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko criticized Russia Friday for cutting oil supplies, ordered his interior minister to press charges against Russia's top food safety official and firmly refused to host a Russian air base. In a live news conference that lasted a... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:36:00 GMT 2017-02-03T18:36:00Z Greek anarchists claim acid attack on supermarket products ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A state food safety agency says several soft drinks and food products mostly made by multinational companies have been withdrawn from sale in greater Athens after a Greek anarchist group said it had injected packages and plastic bottles with chlorine and hydrochloric acid. The products include small bottles of Coca Cola Light and Nes... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:57:00 GMT 2016-12-21T13:57:00Z