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.
Big brands are well on their way to being FIC compliant, but for many smaller businesses there is still work to do, according to GS1 UK.
Eagle Product inspection’s SimlTask PRO image analysis software checks products for contaminants and defects, without destroying the packaging around them.
A fruit packaging company is recalling peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots due to contamination concerns; the recall is affecting Walmart, Trader Joe’s, Kroger, and other US retailers.
Half a dozen staffers at the company’s frozen food processing plant have been sickened by carbon monoxide emissions.
Food distribution giant Sysco has been ordered to pay nearly $20m in restitution for keeping perishable food in unrefrigerated storage.
With his latest single, comedy genius "Weird Al" Yankovic has accomplished what is likely an industry first: climbing to the top of the charts with a song about foodborne pathogens....
Cognex has launched a compact smart-camera vision system that it says will allow food and beverage manufacturers to inspect products at a rate of up to 400 products per second.
Owens Illinois (O-I) sufficiently disclosed problems with bottles supplied to Clorox, according to a verdict in the New York Supreme Court in a suit as part of Graham Packaging’s $1.2bn...
The consumer packaged food giant has approved ABC Research Laboratories as one of its certified food safety testing providers.
Mettler-Toledo Safeline has introduced metal detectors designed to eradicate metal contaminants from a range of food products.
A food packaging firm has been ordered to pay more than £33,000 after one of its workers suffered a severed finger and other hand injuries while trying to unblock a...
Legislation to ban bisphenol A (BPA) from food and beverage containers could ‘push America backward in public health’, according to the North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA).
By eliminating water from the cleaning process, the company's dry-ice blasting technology avoids downtime and reduces the risk of harmful bacterial growth.
A Kellogg’s employee has died after taking a fall at one of the cereal and snack maker’s production facilities.
Food scientists at Bühler Aeroglide report they have come up with a method to dry-roast peanuts that significantly reduces the risk of Salmonella contamination.
Beverage producer Juice Tyme has received Food Safety System Certification 22000 from benchmarking group the Global Food Safety Initiative.
FoodProductionDaily visited Bürkert’s Triembach-au-Val factory near Strasbourg, in France recently.
Niagara Bottling, a bottled water producer, is incorporating quality management software to increase the safety at its plant.
Midwest Foods, a large US food distributor, has installed a video surveillance system to ensure the safety of its products and workers.
Bühler is standing out from the competition by using InGaAs (indium-gallium-arsenide) technology in its Sortex sorters, which is similar to infrared detectors used in night vision goggles.
For traceability to work, food industry stakeholders must create and share a common language on safety and sourcing, according to one industry expert.
Food contamination risks can be mitigated by switching operations to food-grade lubricants which are registered H1 by global health organisation National Sanitation Foundation International (NSF), according to ExxonMobil Fuels &...
Nestlé USA is recalling 10,000 packages of Häagen-Dazs ice cream due to mismatched packaging which does not identify peanuts.
One industry expert says traceability technology is evolving in response to consumer desires, in addition to regulatory requirements.