Food industry advisory body Campden BRI is exploring the effects of cold plasma technology on specific surfaces and microorganisms to help food manufacturers wage war on pathogens.
QK Meats knew last summer that some products it sourced from Poland contained horse DNA, according to an Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine report.
Seattle tofu and soy processor Chu Minh Corps has suffered the loss of its food manufacturing licence and a fine of $17,800 after repeated sanitation problems.
The European Parliament has backed a proposal to list endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) as “substances of very high concern” under the REACH legislation.
Scientists and food packaging firms are tackling growing concerns over the threat posed by anti-microbial resistance in the food supply chain.
Berry Plastics has been cited for six safety violations and placed in a severe violator enforcement program after a US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection.
Last year, FoodNavigator-Asia reported that new Japanese regulations governing “acceptable” levels of the antioxidant ethoxyquin in fishmeal was destined to become a grave issue for shrimp exporters. Exactly six months...
Manufacturers of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products have a new weapon in their arsenal against Listeria monocytogenes as the USDA adds liquid sodium propionate to its list of approved antimicrobials.
Scientists have developed a Listeria biosensor using gold nanoparticles, which they claim achieves rapid, cost-effective results and proves highly sensitive.
MOCON has reported increased sales driven by an acquisition in its Package Testing segment.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has called for research and tenders for poultry assessment, shellfish and E.coli shedding in the last week.
Sealed Air and Diversey highlighted minimising food waste, sustainability and verifying safety systems as focus areas for the firm relevant to food safety.
A new meta-study on Bisphenol A (BPA) aims to debunk health fears surrounding the food contact material, claiming risks associated with it are too low to present realistic concerns.
A former west Yorkshire food manufacturer — Andrew Jones Pies, of Huddersfield, which is now in administration — has been ordered to pay £375,000, after a gas explosion ripped through...
European agencies will report on the risks posed by horse drug phenylbutazone (bute) in the human food chain by April 15.
Instances of economically-motivated adulteration will grow globally as the economic slowdown continues to bite, with the EU horse meat scandal just one high profile example, according to Neogen Corporation.
Ikea has stopped the sale of two affected batches of chocolate and butterscotch almond cake over fears it might be contaminated with fecal matter.
A series of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) breaches has been announced by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA), who described the risk to human health as “very low”.
UK food manufacturer Cranswick Country Foods paid £10,000 in fines after one of its workers fractured his skull and was left partially deaf following a three-metre fall.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has filed a lawsuit to stop California listing bisphenol A (BPA) on its Proposition 65 of reproductive toxicants.
Researchers have invented cost-effective plastic analog-to-digital converters (ADC) for use in packaging to measure food freshness.
The Coca-Cola Company revealed yesterday that City of Atlanta regulatory authorities may seek monetary or other sanctions against it due to potential inaccuracies in wastewater reports submitted by its Atlanta...
The horse meat controversy has rocked Europe and even spread as far as Hong Kong with firms including Nestlé, Ikea and Findus all finding horse DNA in their products.
Sales of frozen burgers have plunged by 43% amid a consumer confidence crisis brought on by the on-going horse meat scandal.
A total plant assurance approach has enabled Ecolab to win new business and offset slow conditions in the beverage and protein markets.