Supermarket chain Colruyt has issued a recall notice for its cheese croquettes, after they were found to contain traces of shrimp.

“80% inmates use drugs”

Thursday, 04 October 2018 16:56
“Nearly 80% of inmates use drugs,” a doctor from Saint-Gilles prison says in Sudpresse Thursday headlines.

UZ Brussels tests new treatment for melanoma

Thursday, 04 October 2018 16:42
A patient with melanoma, which is a type of skin cancer, received this week a new treatment within the context of a study at UZ Brussels, the university hospital linked with Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) announced Thursday.
Alcoholiics Anonynmous (AA) has between 2,000 and 4,000 members in Wallonia and Brussels, most of them male, AA Regional Administrator Jean-Noël De Meyer said on Wednesday.
The wildlife health monitoring network in Wallonia on Friday confirmed three new cases of African swine fever found in dead wild boars.
Thirteen countries have now officially announced the suspension of any Belgian pork imports, following the discovery of ten dead wild boars infected with African swine fever in Wallonia, according to the Belgian Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (Afsca).
More and more employees regularly go to work on their bike and receive a bicycle indemnity.

Fewer and fewer Belgians take antidepressants

Monday, 17 September 2018 16:29
For the first time in years, the number of Belgians taking antidepressants is decreasing.
As Mobility Week kicks off with Car-Free Sunday, the Flemish government’s traffic centre has revealed record numbers of traffic jams in the region (which includes the Brussels Ring) last year.
The European Commission will be sending a team of experts to Belgium this weekend to support its efforts to contain African swine fever, a Commission spokesperson said on Friday.