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.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published recommendations to ensure ‘consistency and coherence’ when communicating with external parties during a crisis.
A criminal investigation has been launched after video footage emerged of a man apparently urinating on a Kellogg production line in the US.
Weetabix Food Company has recalled four batches of its Oatibix Flakes in the UK over fears they may contain pieces of rubber.
Human hands can be a source for transferring pathogens from the contaminated source to surfaces, utensils, ingredients and finished food products, according to Best Sanitizers.
Bühler has developed cameras for its optical sorters that it claims can detect foreign objects smaller than ever before.
Manufacturer Allied Bakeries and UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s have launched an investigation into how metal may have contaminated a batch of the retailer’s own-label bread.
Mekitec has partnered with Bizerba to supply its Meki range of inspection systems in the Americas.
Goudsmit Magnetic Group, which works with Heinz, Nestlè and Barry Callebaut, has launched a EHEDG (European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group) approved magnet called Hydrohansu, which extracts tiny iron (Fe),...
As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Christy Draus, marketing manager, Eagle Product...
‘Bottled food and sauce products, like other spoilable items, require packaging that properly avoids contamination and damage to its contents.
Eagle Product Inspection has partnered with J-Pak, in Africa, to distribute its x-ray inspection systems for applications including bakery, dairy, snacks, confectionery, cereals and grains.
MOCON has improved the shelf life and temperature range of oxygen sensor vials used with its GreenLight rapid microbial detection system.
Hanovia UV has partnered with F&N (Fraser and Neave) Beverages Manufacturing (FNBM) in Malaysia to install a disinfection system at its manufacturing plant in Inanam, Kota Kinabalu.
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies has introduced washers used with standard screws in the splash zones of dairy operations.
Best Sanitizers has introduced footwear sanitation claiming it is a ‘significant step forward’ for food processors.
Fortress metal detectors are the ‘Fort Knox’ of the inspection world according to the engineering manager of a sauce company.
Diageo Canada is recalling some batches of Smirnoff Ice because of the possibility they may contain small fragments of glass.
The Danish food authorities have introduced a guidance value on fluorinated substances in food packaging, which includes baking paper, pizza boxes and food wrapping.
Up to 100 employees were evacuated and two workers were taken to hospital after an ammonia leak at Poland Spring water bottling plant in Poland, Maine, on Thursday (August 6).
A metallic contaminant detector using SQUID technology has been created by researchers at Toyohashi Tech.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have made a breakthrough discovery in lowering levels of arsenic in rice.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is seeing a shifting preference toward fresh versus packaged food which means a growing number of its customers (food processors) will need inspection equipment that is specifically...
Cert ID Europe has launched VAPor for an independent assessment of vulnerable ‘hotspots’ in the food supply chain, as it plans to open an office in India, to meet a...
Fortress Technology has moved its Brazil manufacturing facility into larger premises of 3000m², after an increase in demand thanks to new norms in the Brazilian market which has forced companies...
Two scientists have created a best practice case study for filling a HTF (Heat Transfer Fluid) system, commissioned by a company in Scandinavia, designed to hold 100 metric tons of...