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Ryder makes food safety plans for 2015

Food safety initiatives are going to top the agenda with upcoming legislation so the firm can take the lead in the area, according to Ryder System.

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Suppliers must meet new guidelines by mid-2016

Walmart leads the charge toward improved poultry safety (Part 1)

To better protect its customers against foodborne illnesses, Walmart announced it is beefing up its poultry safety guidelines for US suppliers. 

Modified sensors could detect food spoilage

Sensors that can be read by a smartphone have been created and could be used to combat food spoilage, according to the developers.

Guest article

Enhancing food quality with high quality sample prep

The globalization of the food chain has led to an increasing focus on food safety and as a result, food manufacturers are facing increasingly stringent regulatory requirements.

Food Safety recall round-up 12-18 December

Recalls: Allergens, pathogens and wrong expiry dates

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to USA, Canada, England, Ireland, France, Denmark and Norway.

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USP talks food fraud with Chinese Ministry of Agriculture

US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) laboratories has held a workshop with scientists from the China’s Ministry of Agriculture to highlight efforts on risk assessment and food quality.

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Merck Millipore explains ISO 11133:2014
Guest article

Navigating the EN ISO 11133:2014 standard – Merck Millipore

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) introduced the revised EN ISO 11133:2014 in March this year.

InstantLabs seafood identification food fraud DNA

InstantLabs fights food fraud with seafood ID tests

InstantLabs has launched the first of a series of DNA tests for seafood, to combat the increasing...

Fraud causing food industry to lose 85% of profits, say PKF and CCFS
NSF International and LRQA respond to report findings

Food sector losing more than £11bn due to fraud - report

Food fraud and error could be costing UK companies £11.2bn or 85% of profits a year, according...

Microfluidic chip allows bacterial separation

Award for chip that separates bacteria from food

A disposable microfluidic chip used to separate bacteria from food samples has won a US award.

Liability debate for a food safety auditor
Guest article: Mr Behr and Mr Khan, Food Litigation practice at Keller and Heckman LLP

Food safety audit firms may be held liable for consumer injuries from negligent inspections

A food safety audit firm can be held to answer in court for claims that its negligence...

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