Thermo Scientific representatives say in the face of growing demands on food laboratories and stepped-up regulatory requirements, analytical staff must deliver top-notch performance and technology to keep up.
When Cargill Media Solutions needed to test a significant number of samples, they opted for ready-to-use liquid culture media to save time and effort.
NiceLabel has launched a labeling system for manufacturers to meet EU regulation changes.
Food technology firms like Accelrys are launching mobile products designed to connect equipment, data, and staff.
A food sleuth from Microtrace says proper analysis of contaminants found in food and beverage products is crucial to preventing an incident from becoming a full-blown crisis.
A representative of analytic technology firm Ocean Optics says while technology related to testing for food safety and quality has advanced, more needs to be done.
Actisafe has added a height-adjustable work platform to its industrial safety products.
The Allotrope Foundation is working to craft a framework that enables laboratory environments to effectively, intelligently manage systems and data.
A representative of AIB International says that building a strong safety program requires a cultural connection among food operation personnel.
Detectamet is launching a jumbo version of its stapleless stapler, to avoid using metal staples or loose sheets of paper in a food production area.
A representative with Alchemy Systems says the most important resource a company relies on to ensure operation-wide food safety is its staff.
A Canadian graduate student is translating her lifelong passion for food into a career dedicated to a safe food supply.
Mars Food North America is recalling one production lot of Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice Original Long Grain White Rice due to punctures in the pouch packaging.
A trio of industry leaders recently gathered in a battle of wits, presented in a game-show format, to see whose knowledge of crucial food safety issues is the most impressive.
Nigerian not-for-profit SERAP said today it would report Coca-Cola and its local bottler to the United Nations for ‘serious breaches of corporate responsibility’ after consumer allegations of defective products.
A University professor claims the food industry is safer and more efficient than ever, despite the claims of some protestors and activists.
A Danone France leader says providing a growing planet with a safe, sufficient food supply down the road is a challenge the industry must meet now.
Manufacturing safety/sanitation outfit Diversey Consulting says an effective food safety program requires going beyond documents in a binder and occasional classes.
Two separate cold-storage facilities suffered from roof collapses and subsequent ammonia leaks, within hours of each other.
A food science specialist says ensuring an effective safety program at any food processing environment involves one key ingredient: its people.
Alchemy systems’ Coach app enables food firms to perform safety and operational reviews from the plant floor via iPad.
Nestlé USA is voluntarily recalling varieties of its Hot Pockets frozen sandwiches, for fear the meat inside might be tainted.
Kendall Packaging has adopted a Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) model developed in part by Nestlé, Danone, Unilever and Coca-Cola.
Franconia Brewing Company declined to comment yesterday on a lawsuit launched by two members of the public who claim they were injured after a beer kettle exploded.
Prepackaged food is facing criticism for its illegible labels.