‘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Smithers Pira will discuss the Plastics Implementation Measure and the Dutch draft guidance on risk assessment of NIAS (Non-Intentionally Added Substances), at the Plastics and Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs,...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).
A consultation to help define criteria for endocrine disruptors has been launched by the European Commission.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has added inspection capabilities and enhanced detection to its NextGuard X-ray platform.
As the introduction of new EU allergen labelling regulation approaches, food producers want assurance their labels will be compliant, according to RL Solutions.
Combining three functions into one machine optimises investments and saves space on the factory floor, says Interfood Technology, as it introduces the Sparc Cerberus 420.
FoodQualityNews is to host a roundtable debate today on the challenges, impacts and actions to tackle foodborne outbreaks.
Loma Systems has launched the X5 spacesaver X-ray, a food inspection unit which has been designed for production zones where space is at a premium.
Ammeraal Beltech has received EC food contact approval for its AmDough rotary moulder belts.