Microbes inhabiting contact and environmental sites in food processing are mostly harmful as microbial communities that form in critical places contaminate the surfaces and consequently the products made in that particular process.
Equipment from RF Biocidics harnesses radio frequency technology to disinfect, disinfest, and pasteurize food products, without chemicals.
The embattled producer of sriracha, a popular hot sauce, has 90 days to contain fumes emitted by its processing plant, or the city could shut the operation down.
Following a pilot with ConAgra and other clients, Sample6's DETECT/L enrichment-free pathogen diagnostic for Listeria has been awarded AOAC certification from the organization’s Performance Tested Methods program.
A salmonella outbreak tied to tainted chicken is rolling on more than a year after the first reported incident, with 500+ consumers reportedly falling ill.
Insects might be small, but they can cause big problems in a food processing operation if they are not properly dealt with, says the USDA.
Thorough staff training is more important to a food sanitation program's chances of success than the chemicals used to clean equipment, according ChemStar.
Novel technologies like high-pressure processing can win the war to lengthen shelf life and eradicate foodborne illness, according to industry experts.
Food fraud must be dealt with swiftly and seriously to prevent harm to consumer health, according to one industry expert.
Keeping up with ever-changing regulatory requirements and increasingly complex processing environments requires an evolved approach to safety training, according to one industry expert.
The cleanliness of a food operation should be a top priority to everyone in the industry, according to Hormel Foods.
Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling 75,320 of frozen, cooked chicken nuggets after consumers reported finding plastic contaminants in the food.
The Food Safety Summit showcases contamination detection, product inspection, and equipment sanitation technology.
High Pressure Processing (HPP) is a promising technology to extend the shelf life of soft cheese Quesco Fresco and possibly prevent harmful recalls without altering its taste.
The annual Food Safety Event brings together brand owners, food processors, and other professionals to tackle top safety problems and concerns.
The FDA has ordered Jensen’s Old Fashioned Smokehouse to close its doors after the seafood processor tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
One food technology expert says it is more important than ever for processing firms to keep their equipment up to stringent safety standards.
MOCON has launched an oxygen permeation testing system that meets increased demand for automation and rapid results.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has opened the doors to a specialized facility that tackles contamination and product anomalies in consumer packaged foods.
A producer that makes private-label foods for Walmart, Target, and other high-profile retailers is initiating a widespread recall of its food products after inspectors turned up positive tests for Listeria...
The use of cans in food packaging boosts fruit and vegetable intake, increases nutritional benefits, and makes edibles safer.
The International Conference and Exhibition on Food Processing and Technology, produced by OMICS, gives food professionals a platform to explore and share wisdom on safety and quality issues.
A New York Times article alleging staff gaps at the agency are causing a boom in food product recalls is not true, according to one FSIS leader.
Coke is brokering a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after it threatened a $278,000 fine for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at a Minute Maid plant...
Regulations and food firms alike are causing conveyor manufacturers to step up their game in the sanitation department.
Evolving demands and stepped-up regulations are pushing food safety analytical technology toward greater precision and increased ease of use, according to Mettler Toledo.