Listeria, Salmonella and undeclared allergens were the source of the greatest number of incidents of food contamination logged in the latest US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report....
Demand for fresh, everyday consumables is fuelling growth in the active, intelligent and controlled food and drink packaging market, the latest report from BCC Research claims.
Mettler Toledo has launched a vision inspection system focussing on ensuring the correct type of lighting and utilising line scan camera technology.
Sensitivity, stability and customer trust is vital when it comes to metal detection systems, according to CEIA.
Eagle Product Inspection has identified sanitation and survivability as key factors in the design of the new machines for the meat industry it unveiled last week.
Thermo Fisher Scientific claims its heavy-duty (HD) wash down metal detector can double the lifespan of conventional machines due to its temperature shock resistance.
Organic growth and acquisition has led to Mocon creating four global business units: US-based Permeation; Industrial Analysers and Microbial Detection; and Package Testing, based in Denmark.
A new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tool helps food processing facilities, transportation companies, retailers and others prevent intentional food contamination.
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has injected £500,000 into funding food safety, authenticity and traceability research in collaboration with the Technology Strategy Board (TSB).
Breast Cancer UK has claimed there is a “wealth of peer reviewed, scientific evidence that raises serious concerns” over the safety of exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) but the UK...
The tolerable daily intake (TDI) for phenol has been cut to 0.5 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) body weight (bw) per day from 1.5mg/kg bw/day, according to a European Food Safety...
The small levels of DEHP that can be ingested via food do not pose a health risk, according to the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
A US firm has filed a patent to stop or at least reduce the amount of bisphenol A (BPA) that migrates from can coatings in food and beverage products.
A large UK butchery firm in Lewisham, London, has been fined for safety failings after an employee sliced his forearm because his safety gloves offered insufficient protection.
Nestlé USA has recalled four varieties of its frozen pizzas due to plastic contamination fears.
The DuPont BAX System assay for detecting Salmonella has been recognized AOAC International as an Official Method of Analysis (OMA) 2013.03.
An influential US Department of Labor safety body has cited Anheuser-Busch, alleging that the firm failed to protect Houston brewery workers from exposure to carbon dioxide and other workplace hazards.
A report by market research outfit Frost & Sullivan indicates antimicrobial food coating technologies and products are surging, thanks in large part due to concerns over increasing food safety, quality...
The CLS Series from Mettler-Toledo CI-Vision comprises three machines geared toward inspection and label verification of fresh food packages.
With the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) looming on the horizon, a number of food processing organizations are taking a proactive bent and offering up resources to help member companies...
The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is seeking approval from the federal government to use irradiation in processing plants to kill E. coli bacteria.
A U.S. judge in federal court has ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has to come up with a new timetable to implement Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)...
PerkinElmer has developed a lightning-fast trans fat analysis test in response to the recent global crackdown on trans fat in food.
Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have come under the spotlight once again with the main themes being regulation, more research and actions based on the precautionary principle.
After making waves with a study claiming rice from some parts of the world is prone to dangerous levels of metal contamination, the researcher behind the report has withdrawn the...