Salmonella in chocolate dominates this week's gallery

Food Safety recall round-up 14-20 August

Recalls: Salmonella in chocolate and pathogens in cheese

By Joseph James Whitworth

A recall round-up for August takes us to Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland, the UK, Canada, New Zealand and France. Salmonella and Listeria found in cheese affecting multiple countries and Salmonella in chocolate dominate this week.

Raw chocolate presents a health hazard because cocoa beans are not roasted, says the NCA

Is the rise of raw chocolate a safety concern?

By Oliver Nieburg

The rising trend for raw chocolate may present a health hazard to consumers unless adequate steps to eliminate Salmonella are taken, says the US National Confectioners Association (NCA).