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.
While many questions remain about the Food Safety Modernization Act, one industry expert advised that the time to start putting plans in place is upon us.
A food processing researcher has scored a grant of nearly $300,000 to explore bio-based antimicrobials and other nanotechnology applications for food packaging.
‘Time and time again we hear reports about ingredients used in packaging materials migrate into the comestible contents. Frequent causes include printing inks on labels or the use of contaminated...
Thermo Scientific has launched an x-ray inspection machine capable of scanning tall food and beverage packaging.
Key Technology has launched VitiSort, a sorter which includes a mechanical MOG (material other than grape) removal shaker for red wine grapes.
Amcor Flexibles has optimized its ‘bag-in-box’ technology to offer greater protection against contamination of products like cereals from carton board, inks or the environment, it says.
Because food processing environments can be tough, they need equipment up and down the line to stand up to the harsh conditions.
The Coca-Cola Co. is harnessing electrolyzed water sanitation technology from SPX to boost safety and sustainability at its plants.
Processing professionals from all over the world are gathered at the event, and sharing the sights, sounds and technology via Twitter.
PROCESS EXPO 2013 will showcase recent equipment releases from hundreds of industry vendors.
A US Food and Drug Administration representative reports that two weeks after the government shutdown, the country’s food safety system is back to business as usual.
American International Group (AIG) has launched NOVI, a web-based service to estimate the cost of product recall incidents.
Applied-science experts Battelle have built software that, instead of reacting to pathogen outbreaks, takes a predictive, proactive approach.
Slashed in half by the US government shutdown, the full workforce of the FDA is back on the job.
A Salmonella test method from BioControl Systems has attained global certification.
The leader of a packaging organization fires back at claims that reusable plastic containers used to transport produce are unsanitary.
A poultry producer tied to a multi-state salmonella outbreak will remain open, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
Up to 64% of reusable plastic containers (RPCs) used to ship fruit and vegetables are unsanitary, according to research.
Whittled away by the US government shutdown, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is back to nearly full force to monitor a multistate salmonella outbreak.
Thermo Fisher Scientific's contamination detection technology is engineered to arrest foreign object intrusion to avoid costly product waste and dreaded recalls.
Sealed Air sees a "gap" in the market for aseptic packaging technology and will launch a bag-in-box system next year.
RGF Environmental Group (RGF) has finalized an agreement with Martino Industries (Martino) to acquire AFL Industries (AFL), whose clients include Burger King, Coca Cola, Frito Lay and CSP Foods.
Scientists at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute have developed an optical sorter that they claim can significantly improve the quality of wine grapes and thus wines such as Riesling.
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition’s priorities for the coming year include cutting foodborne illness and speeding up recalls.
Lab M is expanding its Captivate range of testing products to with the addition of E. coli tests.
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