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Danish illnesses traced to lettuce from France

More than 400 people have been sickened by norovirus in Denmark by lettuce from France.

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Thermo: FEI deal will complement mass spec portfolio

Thermo Fisher Scientific is to buy FEI Company for $4.2bn saying it will drive adoption of FEI’s technologies among its life sciences customers, particularly in biopharma.

FDA issues rule to protect against intentional adulteration

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalised the seventh and final rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Antimicrobials concealing Salmonella debate reignited

Antimicrobial chemicals used as processing aids may lead to false-negative results in pathogen testing, according to a study.

Food safety recall round-up May 20-26 2016

Recalls: Mould, pathogens and plastic

Food recalls for a week in May 2016 came from UK, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Czech Republic.

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VWR launches web tool to support science community

VWR has launched a web tool that allows scientific researchers to plan, manage and share laboratory information.  

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