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.
The National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) has moved closer to finalizing its recommendations on control strategies to reduce foodborne norovirus infections.
Dylog has launched an X-ray machine to detect low density products at Emballage 2014, in Paris.
Lascom, which develops PLM (product lifecycle management) software, has updated its CPG version to better manage data and documents ahead of the 1169/2011 European regulation consumer information on food (INCO...
The British Poultry Council (BPC), Defra, and the European Commission have put damage control procedures into place following the recent bird flu outbreak on a duck breeding farm in Yorkshire,...
The antipodean food regulator is assessing the measures being taken by food companies to make sure that chemicals from packaging do not contaminate foods.
The FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) will begin the new year with a new director and a new direction. Public health scientist Susan Mayne will take...
Bisphenol A (BPA) has been added to a list of chemicals for assessment by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
‘Food safety is one of the key topics of the food and related industries. Paper and cardboard, for example, constitute two significant food packaging materials.
Recent reports that international furniture retailer Ikea has been using expired milk in its ice cream is the latest scandal to rock Taiwan. We take a look at a tense...
IFCO Systems, which supplies reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for shipping fresh products, has partnered with Sealed Air to use its Diversey cleaning and hygiene disinfectant.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced it will hold a public meeting Nov. 13 to discuss potential changes to four proposed rules associated with the Food Safety...
Europen is calling on upcoming EU legislation to refrain from setting mandatory national packaging design requirements, saying this will undermine the internal market for goods in the EU.
Mettler-Toledo Garvens has introduced a checkweigher so food manufacturers can achieve higher throughput rates and future-proof production lines.
‘Packers & processors must renew their FDA registrations between October 1 and December 31, 2014.
175 chemicals with known hazardous properties are legally used in the production of food packaging, according to a study by the Food Packaging Forum (FPF).
Loma Systems has unveiled a range of CW3 Compact Combination Checkweighing and Metal Detection units.
Smithers Pira will discuss the Plastics Implementation Measure and the Dutch draft guidance on risk assessment of NIAS (Non-Intentionally Added Substances), at the Plastics and Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs,...
Consumers are buying more organic food because of a mistrust in pesticides but the irony is there are more contaminants in Food Contact Materials which they are unaware of.
PURE Bioscience has submitted a Food Contact Notification (FCN) for Silver Dihydrogen Citrate (SDC) as a produce processing aid.
Nestlé is working with ILSI (International Life Sciences Institute) Europe, the University of Parma and its in-house Chemical Food Safety Group on in silico toxicology in the safety assessment of...
A list of chemicals of high concern has been updated with substances added including those used in food packaging.
The Food Packaging Forum (FPF) opened its second annual workshop on hazardous chemicals in food contact materials (FCM), calling for a stronger and professional regulatory system.
Connect 2 Cleanrooms has launched HEPA-lite, a mobile, adjustable cleanroom unit which can be fitted at mission-critical elements of the manufacturing process line.
Fowler Products, powered by Pro Mach has launched a high speed inspection/rejection system for capping applications which can cap and inspect more than 900 bottles per minute.
Nestlé and Kellogg have partnered with companies including General Mills and Unilever by joining Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP).