Scientists have ‘significant concerns’ over the risk to pregnant women after finding high lead levels in a wide range of teas sold in Canadian grocery stores.
While many questions remain about the Food Safety Modernization Act, one industry expert advised that the time to start putting plans in place is upon us.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has hit back at claims from the UK’s largest union which appealed for stricter controls for the agency.
The Venezuelan government has temporary moved into Smurfit Kappa Carton de Venezuela (SKCV), the Irish packaging firm’s subsidiary in the country.
Available information on bisphenol A (BPA) is ‘insufficient’ to enable an assessment on the risks posed, according to the Member State Committee (MSC).
The Fresh Produce Consortium, The Food and Drink Forum, the British Frozen Food Federation, the Artisan Food Trail and Tastes of Anglia have taken part in a survey about social...
‘The E. coli STEC/VTEC outbreak that occurred in the European Union (EU) during 2011 showed the devastating effect contaminated food products can have on the health of thousands of consumers....
Mocon has launched a system that gauges oxygen transmission rates through flat materials and food packaging.
Alchemy Systems has launched a suite of safety training courses aimed at producers of vegetarian and frozen foods.
Despite frequent calls from government leaders, researchers and advocacy groups to ban bisphenol A, demand for the chemical (frequently found in food packaging) continues to rise.
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has released the first edition of its Food Safety Auditor Competencies.
Mettler Toledo has joined the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) and its Product Inspection Division will participate in OMAC’s Packaging Workgroup (OPW).
The North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA) has hit back at a paper on low dose effects of bisphenol A (BPA) which claimed current guidelines do not protect human health.
Thermo Scientific has launched an x-ray inspection machine capable of scanning tall food and beverage packaging.
Key Technology has launched VitiSort, a sorter which includes a mechanical MOG (material other than grape) removal shaker for red wine grapes.
Shocking video footage shows foam spewing out of Dr Pepper’s BioViper wastewater treatment plant in Houston that uses tech backed by Hollywood stars Edward Norton and Woody Harrelson.
Current safety guidelines for bisphenol A (BPA) do not protect human health, according to scientists.
Amcor Flexibles has optimized its ‘bag-in-box’ technology to offer greater protection against contamination of products like cereals from carton board, inks or the environment, it says.
The X3301 x-ray system is designed for low-energy inspection of packaged foods.
The International Dairy Foods Association has applauded nine different Kroger dairy facilities for top-notch safety practices.
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has blasted Initiative 522, a food labeling proposal, after it was rejected by voters across Washington.
Cargill Beef is to label its branded ground beef products containing finely textured beef (FTB).
The makers of the popular Asian hot sauce have been hit with a lawsuit, claiming the plant is creating smelly, irritating emissions.
A US Food and Drug Administration representative reports that two weeks after the government shutdown, the country’s food safety system is back to business as usual.
Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 735,000 cases of Kraft and Polly-O brand string cheese varieties in the US over concerns that the products may spoil before their ‘Best When Used...
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