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Grant supports ‘interdisciplinary’ food safety training

Computer simulation will help to teach food safety principles

A grant from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will support a project which will integrate computer simulation with the teaching of food safety.

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Rancho officials charged with 11 felony counts

Rancho Feeding Corporation officials have been indicted by a federal ground jury for allowing tainted meat into the supply chain.

Thermo Fisher Scientific backs food safety chemistry course

The food safety and quality analysis company is lending support to a specialized chemistry seminar program at a North Carolina university.

Consumer complaint prompted Mars drinks recall

A consumer complaint prompted Mars Chocolate Drinks to recall a variety of its products because of fears they are contaminated with Bacillus.

Constellation Brands 'troubled' by Corona Extra recall due to glass particle risk

Constellation Brands' beer brand president says the company is 'troubled' by a recall of some bottles of Corona Extra on sale in the US due to they risk they might contain small glass particles.

‘Protective coat’ for Listeria discovered

A substance that greatly increases the survival of Listeria monocytogenes has been discovered by researchers who hope it will lead to better techniques to combat the pathogen.

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Polish confectionery exports blossom and should continue without Russia: KPMG from ConfectioneryNews.com

Export value of the Polish confectionery market almost doubled in the last five years and shouldn’t stop growing even in case of a potential Russian embargo on confectionery, according to an expert. 

Carlsberg CEO warns of possible Russian brewery closures as Ukraine standoff bites from BeverageDaily.com

Carlsberg’s CEO warned today that its Russian subsidiary Baltika Breweries is considering brewery closures due to a fragile consumer confidence affected by the ongoing Ukraine crisis.

Half of hospital patients fail to disclose dietary supplement use from NutraIngredients.com

A study in Singapore has found that over half of hospital patients do not disclose they are taking dietary supplements, which the authors say could put them at risk of adverse drug reactions.

EU farmers given €125m aid to help battle impact of Russian sanctions from FoodNavigator.com

EU farmers will receive financial aid of up to €125 million to help them cope with the impact of Russia's ban on most Western food imports, said the European Commission.

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Poultry processing plants are not just talking about food safety: they are proactively looking to enhance measures...

3M celebrates three decades of Petrifilm Plates

Make a wish! 3M Petrifilm Plates marks 30 years

Increased technical efficiency, plate reader accuracy, one step confirmation and dual indicator potential are some of the...

Analytik Jena to enter ICP-MS market with Bruker deal

Analytik Jena to acquire Bruker ICP-MS business

Analytik Jena is to acquire the ICP-MS business of Bruker Corporation to enter what it described as a 'rapidly...

Elliot Review will be published soon - DEFRA

DEFRA: Elliott Review publication not blocked

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has refuted claims that publication of the...

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