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.
Videojet has launched CO2 laser-marking units that can code up to 150,000 food packages per hour.
A US appeals court has ruled to keep in place regulations requiring country-of-origin labels on packaged meats.
‘The Food Information for Consumers Regulation (EU 1169/2011 – also known as ‘FIC’), which will start to be enforced in December this year, will have a big impact on all...
With the inaugural food & drink technology Africa trade show only days away, show organisers Messe München insist the continent is the ‘market of the future’ but presents distinct challenges....
Manufacturing safety/sanitation outfit Diversey Consulting says an effective food safety program requires going beyond documents in a binder and occasional classes.
There have been fresh calls for the New Zealand government into introducing mandatory country of origin labelling with the chief executive of NZPork telling the Primary Production Select Committee that...
Demand for convenience foods is driving the need for product inspection technology allowing food producers to make different products on single lines in shorter product runs.
Prepackaged food is facing criticism for its illegible labels.
T&D Corporation has launched a MultiChannel Recorder series MCR-4TC data logger for monitoring temperature in food products and storage areas.
Two environmental health practitioners have seen an astonishing 25,000 downloads after creating an app to fight future food recalls, such as the horse meat scandal and subsequent company closures.
The ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA) is calling for the same food labelling across all of south east Asia because it is critical to help the industry expand.
The worldwide proliferation of food track-and-trace technology is expected to continue marching on to 2020 and beyond.
Eurofins is ‘still experiencing’ a significant level of meat species testing one year on from the horse meat scandal and this has expanded into olive oil and honey, ‘which is...
NiceLabel has created a free PTI (Produce Traceability Initiative) case label printing application hosted in the cloud.
Automation, sustainability, shelf-life extension, smart packaging and other technologies are some of the items FoodProductionDaily has planned for the year.
Campden BRI, food and drink research and services, has seen a surge in companies looking for advice on the European Union’s Food Information to Consumers (FIC) Regulation and how to...
‘We will adapt and because we will adapt we will survive’, is the message from the chairman of the board of European Bioplastics.
The Beef Working Group, which includes McDonald’s Europe, Unilever and Vion Food Group, will meet in Paris on February, 24, to discuss principles from the SAI Platform (Sustainable Agriculture Initiative).
The Food Marketing Institute is spreading traceability technology to its 40,000 US food retailer members.
Integrated conveyor systems from Videojet Technologies match up material handling equipment with the company’s marking/coding gear.
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has blasted Initiative 522, a food labeling proposal, after it was rejected by voters across Washington.
Cargill Beef is to label its branded ground beef products containing finely textured beef (FTB).
Extended producer responsibility (EPR) and the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste directive were some of the hotly debated themes at the EUROPEN (the European Organization for Packaging and the Environment)...
‘Late last year, news emerged of corruption in the food chain for processed beef products, with horse meat substituted in Europe, donkey meat in Kenya and donkey, water buffalo and...
Irish film star, Saoirse Ronan, has been honoured by the Irish Minister for Agriculture for her role promoting food sustainability.