• Hungarian authorities did not improve controls after Listeria outbreak

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    Authorities in Hungary have not acted to strengthen the system of official controls for food businesses despite a deadly multi-country Listeria outbreak, according to DG Sante in Europe.
    The agency, which is responsible for the European Commission's policy on food safety and health, found the system is not sufficient to verify food of non-animal origin is produced under conditions which comply with regulation No 852/2004 to prevent contamination with pathogens.
    Official controls and enforcement would not help prevent further Listeria monocytogenes contamination in frozen FNAO, or limit the...
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