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Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Multivac launches entry-level X-ray inspection machine

Multivac Marking & Inspection has launched an entry-level X-ray inspection system at Anuga FoodTec 2015.

dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Anuga FoodTec - the industry reaction

Multivac, Neogen Europe, Vikan, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Merck Millipore and Ecolab were some of the many exhibitors that welcomed visitors to their stands at Anuga FoodTec 2015 last week.

European Commission to consider 700 chemicals for endocrine disrupting status

The European Commission is to look at 700 chemicals to predict whether they could be considered as endocrine disruptors.

Food chemicals may have harmful ‘cocktail’ effect

Risk assessment of food chemicals usually fails to take into account their effects when combined with other compounds – and these ‘chemical cocktails’ may be harmful to health, says new research from Denmark.

Outbreak was first reported link between listeriosis and stone fruit

The first reported link between human listeriosis and stone fruit does not provide sufficient evidence to recommend avoiding the product but it supports the need to understand associated risks, according to a report.

News in brief

RF Biocidics delivers decontamination tech to almond firm

RF Biocidics has installed its radio frequency equipment at an almond firm to eliminate possible harmful contaminants.

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Nuts in herbs and spices issue forces recall in Belgium

Belgium hit by nuts in spices findings

Belgium has become the latest country to be dragged into the nuts and spices contamination issue.

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...

Bruker launches FoodScreener for NMR based profiling of honey

Bruker targets honey fraud and authenticity with FoodScreeners

Bruker has launched a FoodScreener module for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) based profiling of honey to determine...

Nanomaterial unknowns raise usage concerns

NGOs sound warning on nanomaterial risk

Advocacy groups are calling on companies using nanomaterials to take steps to avoid or reduce the risks in...

Ecolab launches surface hygiene products
dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Ecolab refocuses clean foaming system

Ecolab will launch foam cleaners from June as part of its rebrand of the products in Europe.

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