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.
Hormel Foods Corporation is recalling 450 pounds of beef products after parts of a flashlight were found in the production area.
VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) has filed a patent for a bio-based mineral oil barrier film and is looking for partners to commercialize the technology.
Sainsbury’s in the UK is recalling some of its Camembert products with use-by dates up to and including March 6, 2016 due to the potential presence of Listeria.
Kettle Foods has recalled a number of packs of its Kettle Chips in the UK over fears they may contain pieces of plastic.
Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the Integrated Research and Treatment Centre (IFB) at the University Hospital of Leipzig, Germany, claim plasticisers (phthalates) can cause weight gain....
Mondelēz International has agreed to pay a $750,000 settlement to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) California Department of Justice in a probe against excessive levels of lead in...
Manufacturer Allied Bakeries and UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s have launched an investigation into how metal may have contaminated a batch of the retailer’s own-label bread.
Multisorb Technologies, which makes sorbent products, such as desiccants, moisture regulators and oxygen absorbers to extend shelf life has received a (Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) FSSC 22000 certification for...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has carried out a study on two chain extender substances in rPET following a request from the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, in...
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has recalled some of its own-label bread over fear the loaves are contaminated with metal.
Mekitec has partnered with Bizerba to supply its Meki range of inspection systems in the Americas.
Greek yogurt manufacturer Kri-Kri has ‘risen from the ashes’ after a Christmas Eve fire two years’ ago and doubled production capacity, rebuilding a factory and installing an Ishida IX-GA-65100 X-ray...
Evonik Industries is building a production plant for specialty copolyesters, at its Witten site, in Germany, scheduled for completion in 2018.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned three perfluoroalkyl ethyl containing food-contact substances (FCSs) that industry says are no longer manufactured anyway.
Chicken, beef and pork substitution were found in 7% of turkey products, according to an analysis by Clear Food.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published its long-awaited final rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals (FSVP). 
A Nestlé Waters-owned company has recalled tea after four complaints of glass in the product.
As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Christy Draus, marketing manager, Eagle Product...
‘Bottled food and sauce products, like other spoilable items, require packaging that properly avoids contamination and damage to its contents.
Ozone Purification (OZO) has secured an undisclosed investment from Astia Angels and Wheatsheaf Group.
Fortress Technology claims it can increase stainless steel detection by 100% compared to recent generations of metal detectors.
The Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) final rule relating to produce has been described as ‘damaging’, by a national organization.
Tyson Foods is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of chicken wings because of an “off odour” scent, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).
Guidelines beefing up potential penalties for food safety and hygiene offences in England and Wales will come into effect from next year.
Campbell Soup Company is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs Original due to a potential choking hazard posed by pieces of red plastic found in some cans.