Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of food quality, safety, origin and traceability and this is exerting greater pressure on processors to keep track of every component in the manufacturing process.
Iron Apple International has partnered with SAI Global to meet food safety transportation regulations.
VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) has filed a patent for a bio-based mineral oil barrier film and is looking for partners to commercialize the technology.
Kettle Foods has recalled a number of packs of its Kettle Chips in the UK over fears they may contain pieces of plastic.
A service to monitor Asia-Pacific packaging-related legislation that offers real-time updates has launched in Singapore.
Mondelēz International has agreed to pay a $750,000 settlement to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) California Department of Justice in a probe against excessive levels of lead in...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has carried out a study on two chain extender substances in rPET following a request from the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, in...
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has recalled some of its own-label bread over fear the loaves are contaminated with metal.
Greek yogurt manufacturer Kri-Kri has ‘risen from the ashes’ after a Christmas Eve fire two years’ ago and doubled production capacity, rebuilding a factory and installing an Ishida IX-GA-65100 X-ray...
The European Commission has launched an IT system which will be used to exchange information on cross-border violations of EU food chain rules such as food fraud.
Manufacturers are recognizing the value of data-driven manufacturing operations to ensure consumer safety, according to InfinityQS International.
Campbell Soup Company is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs Original due to a potential choking hazard posed by pieces of red plastic found in some cans.
Acoura has made three appointments to improve food safety and help customers battle fraud.
Tetra Pak has informed all of its key suppliers they will be expected to file ethical performance reports on the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), to improve supply chain transparency.
EVT (Eye Vision Technology) has launched its first smart thermal imaging camera as it pilots its EyeSens ObjectCounter, which can check for quality control of objects such as ice cream...
Tate & Lyle launched a menu of Middle Eastern recipes with a healthier twist at Gulfood Manufacturing, in Dubai last week (October 27–29) to tackle the growing number of consumers...
With 30% of the global population overweight or obese, there is an acknowledgement this is a real problem (not just from sugar and juice beverages). Consequently, consumers are paying more...
Ulrick & Short has sold its first sugar displacement product, ‘Elemis’, as it predicts the UK bakery market will grow by 9% by 2020.
France and Japan have signed a cooperation agreement around food safety.
Mars Incorporated has opened a pre-competitive research and training facility in China to address food safety.
PAC, Packaging Consortium and the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) have partnered to speed up development and adoption of intelligent packaging.
Fortress Technology will launch its Interceptor line of metal detectors at Pack Expo, in Las Vegas, this month.
More than 1,000 counterfeit EPAL Euro pallets have been seized during a large-scale inspection at the Ukrainian/Slovakian border.
As part of Food Production Daily’s on-going series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers in the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Richard Nemesi, global vertical...
Atlas Copco's Oil-free Air Division production facility in Antwerp, Belgium, was awarded ISO 22000 certification for food safety recently.
SICK has designed a safety switch specifically for Multivac to use on its thermoforming equipment.