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 makers of a popular sauce, already in hot water with city officials, have been told to cool it on shipments for a month
Thermo Scientific has launched an x-ray machine geared toward inspection of large food packages.
A Houston City official hit Dr Pepper Snapple with a nuisance ordinance violation last month after the sewage stench from its BioViper wastewater treatment plant made her feel sick.
The Food Marketing Institute is spreading traceability technology to its 40,000 US food retailer members.
Scientists have ‘significant concerns’ over the risk to pregnant women after finding high lead levels in a wide range of teas sold in Canadian grocery stores.
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.
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