The UK's chilled food association has issued new "best practice" guidelines, reflecting the increased EU requirements on food safety.
The UK's main retailer association has issued guidelines to help suppliers meet the organisation's certification standards on food safety.
The European Commission has set maximum levels for dioxins and PCBs in food as fears grow in three EU countries, where pig and poultry feed was found to be contaminated...
A foam test for cappuccino milk powder will give food companies the goods on whether they have a quality product for a competitive market.
Europe's dioxin crisis has widened, with food regulators in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany placing quarantines on hundreds more pig and poultry producers that received contaminated feed.
A handheld sensor could help food companies quickly detect within 10 minutes whether their products are laden with Escherichia coli or listeria -- before they are shipped out of the plant.
An industrial steamer uses superheated water instead of chemicals to zap bacteria dead.
Scientific tests confirm that electrolyzed oxidizing water can replace the chemicals used for cleaning equipment in the food industry.
US scientists claimed yesterday to have genetically engineered an avian flu vaccine that is more effective in protecting chickens from infection.
Belgium and the Netherlands face another dioxin crisis, after the cancer-causing chemical was detected in pig and poultry feed used by hundreds of farms.
A US company has made inroads in bringing its electrolysed water technology to market as a replacement for chemical cleaners.
AgroMicron is developing a spray that lights up pathogens, providing a way for companies to quickly detect contamination in foods and drinks.
EFSA has expressed serious concern that the EU's proposed budget cut could seriously undermine food safety in Europe.
Milk producers in the Ukraine have lost an estimated €4million (UAH25m) following the import ban into Russia last week, implemented because imports of animal products had breached food safety standards....
Another cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been found in Canada, a second blow against the US' recent success at regaining its international markets.
Recent regulatory measures by Italy againstimported wheat, chocolate and poultryhave raised questions over whether the country isusing the EU's food safety and labelling laws tobatter down foreign competition.
The search for mislabelled meat products in the UK continues, with the country's food regulator calling on buyers to be on the lookout for frozen chicken wings originally sourced from...
Alerts about ink chemicals in Italian milk and doctored salmon from Norway dominate the latest EU's food safety advisory.
A texture analyser for measuring the quality of thin foods can now be used to test the strength of packaging.
Russian scientists say they have developed a sensor that "smells" a meat's gases to determine if it is fresh and how long it has been kept in storage.
A spectrometer manufacturer has linked up its Internet monitoring service with its quality testing machines, a move that could help food laboratories improve productivity.
The EU's food safety regulator's endorsement yesterday of four chemicals for cleaning chickens marks a shift in policy to allow the use of antimicrobials in meat processing plants.
The growing popularity of lupin in Europe has increased concerns that some consumers could be unwittingly exposed to allergic reactions.
A portable spectrophotometer automates the process of testing water at food and drink plants.
While processors wait for Italy's food safety regulator to determine if contaminated wheat was distributed to Europe's pasta plants, Canada's grain regulator says the shipment was tested and found safe.