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BfR starts project to identify animal-based food adulteration

A research project to tackle the adulteration of animal-based foods has been launched in Germany.

Authenticity testing and adulteration on BfR agenda

Research round-up: AMS for food fraud and traceability tips

FoodQualityNews has rounded up below recent examples of research relevant to food safety and quality control.

food safety recall round-up 20-30 June, 2016

Recalls: Pathogens, plastic and spoilage

Food recalls and alerts for the final week of June came from England, Ireland, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, Austria, Finland, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

Made in Italy app will fight €60 billion industry of 'fake' Italian food, say creators

The creators of Italcheck, an app to verify genuine Italian products for shoppers and aid manufacturers fight food fraud, will help fight against the €60 billion fake Italian products black market.

FoodLogiQ partners with 1WorldSync on transparency

1WorldSync and FoodLogiQ have partnered to boost supply chain traceability in the industry.

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Ecolab tables bid for Laboratoires Anios

Ecolab has made an undisclosed binding offer to acquire Laboratoires Anios from co-owners Bertrand and Thierry Letartre and private investment company Ardian

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Ancera raises funds ahead of pathogen detection tech launch

Ancera has raised $8.9m to commercialize its single-cell transport technology by early next year.


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Scientists seek answers to food production problems

Many factors can compromise the quality and/or safety of a food product. But one of the most common scenarios that faces a manufacturer is an unexpected problem that comes with a change of supplier. The irony is that everything seems fine when the ingredient is received. It meets its specification (and this is similar to the previous supplier’s), yet nonetheless, the finished product ends up being far from satisfactory. 

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