Food safety and regulation covers everything from equipment and hygiene to legislation, HACCP, alerts and scares carrying plant implications, recalls, software, sensors, control management and cleaning.
A coalition of more than 60 groups has called for additional US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) funding to come from the Congressional budget rather than new user fees.
The Danish food authorities have introduced a guidance value on fluorinated substances in food packaging, which includes baking paper, pizza boxes and food wrapping.
Peco InspX has opened a company demonstration lab and service center in the UK.
Trace amounts of toxic substances used to make plastics don’t contaminate the food or beverage products they contain at a significant level and pose no immediate threat to consumers, according...
Atlas Copco's Oil-free Air Division production facility in Antwerp, Belgium, was awarded ISO 22000 certification for food safety recently.
Kraft Heinz is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon linked to illness.
Ardagh Glass will pay a $103,440 penalty and fund three environmental projects costing about $121,700 to settle claims it was discharging wastewater in violation of its permits.
SICK has designed a safety switch specifically for Multivac to use on its thermoforming equipment.
DS Smith has been fined £400k and ordered to pay £34k costs by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker became trapped in unguarded machinery and died.
Up to 100 employees were evacuated and two workers were taken to hospital after an ammonia leak at Poland Spring water bottling plant in Poland, Maine, on Thursday (August 6).
A metallic contaminant detector using SQUID technology has been created by researchers at Toyohashi Tech.
Reflex Nutrition has installed the latest of five Sesotec metal detection systems for its production lines.
International Paper failed to supply a 57-year-old employee with fire-resistant clothing and did not train him and other staff on the physical hazards of combustible fly ash, according to a...
Indian regulator is preparing new alcohol and labelling regulations
Cert ID Europe has launched VAPor for an independent assessment of vulnerable ‘hotspots’ in the food supply chain, as it plans to open an office in India, to meet a...
A former FMCG high-care engineering manager has fulfilled his dream of creating a business for food manufacturers.
Inspecting wet products like meat, dairy and ready meals, known as the ‘product effect’, has presented manufacturers with challenges for many years, according to Fortress Technology.
Mettler-Toledo has launched an Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Reporting Feature for its Profile, Profile Advantage and Signature Touch metal detectors using an existing RS232 and Ethernet interface or through its...
RFID (radio-frequency identification) tags represent the fastest growing F&B anti-counterfeit products at 20.4% CAGR from 2015-2020, according to Allied Market Research (AMR), an Oregon, US based market Intelligence company.
The debate on the ‘Circular Economy’ is hotting up, as the Juncker Commission tries to work out what changes it is going to make to the existing proposal to make...
PlasticsEurope has welcomed the Conseil d´État’s decision to refer the case around the French law suspending the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials to the Constitutional Court....
BRC Global Standards has released its fifth issue of its Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials.
Fire and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) teams are on the scene of an ammonia leak at the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Speedway, Indianapolis, US.
FoodDrinkEurope said it is ‘difficult to quantify’ the impact of criteria on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the sector without knowing how they will be identified and classified.
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared Sonoco’s acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group.