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 National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) has moved closer to finalizing its recommendations on control strategies to reduce foodborne norovirus infections.
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,...
DuPont brought together executives from the Mintel Group, Macro Engineering & Technology, Brampton Engineering, Avure Technologies, and Kortec in a seminar at Pack Expo on packaging technology trends.
Just four months after closing the book on a 16-month long Salmonella outbreak, Foster Farms is touting incidence rates below 5% and offering its recipe for success.
In this exclusive video shot at Pack Expo in Chicago we canter through PMMI’s 2014 Beverage Packaging Market Assessment – exploring slow growth for pouches, concerns about glass supply quality...
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.
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Smithers Pira will discuss the Plastics Implementation Measure and the Dutch draft guidance on risk assessment of NIAS (Non-Intentionally Added Substances), at the Plastics and Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs,...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.
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.
A US federal court has denied The International Group’s (IGI’s) motion for summary judgment in a case alleging the wax maker and FPC (Flexible Packaging Corp.) provided Kellogg with non-merchantable...
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.
Mineral oil migration, the EU Commission Circular Economy and its Packaging and Packaging Waste directive were key concerns at The ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) and ProCarton Conference in Sorrento,...
The food safety and quality analysis company is lending support to a specialized chemistry seminar program at a North Carolina university.
The company is joining with Clarion Water to broaden the reach of its Isan disinfection technology system, which has won recognition from DuPont.
The spice giant is recalling containers of its Ground Oregano product after tests turned up possible Salmonella contamination.
Genesee Community College (GCC) is poised to kick off its fall semester, welcoming students looking for a lucrative career in food production.
The poultry producer has recalled several tons of frozen chicken nuggets under its Applegate Naturals brand after consumers complained of plastic particle contamination.
While food safety technology is constantly evolving, the need for speed and accuracy remains constant.
The company’s eSeal RFID packaging technology is designed to increase the security of food products, and facilitate traceability.
Hickory Harvest Foods, a producer that makes roasted nut and dried fruit products, has attained SQF Level 2 safety certification.
The two companies are partnering to develop safe, sustainable cleaning products and methods for food environments.
The company’s line of compact mass spectrometers now offer a probe designed to save time by cutting the need for sample preparation.