To understand the food safety and quality landscape we sent a Q+A to several companies in industry to discuss highlights of 2016 and to predict what this year could bring.
FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from two major industry events in the next few weeks - The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference and Pittcon.
Bruker has acquired a manufacturer of benchtop micro-ESR (Electron Spin Resonance) spectroscopy systems used for applied and industrial applications.
Two Spectris companies are to merge, Neogen has made an acquisition and Q Laboratories has expanded its microbial identification capabilities.
Novel foodborne pathogen techniques and geographic origin determination methods as well as work from EU projects were presented at Rapid Methods Europe in Amsterdam.
Bruker has acquired nucleic acid testing (NAT) assays and syndromic panel technology to expand its MALDI Biotyper platform.
Bruker has introduced a handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) elemental analyser.
FlavorActiV and Bruker Corporation have partnered to help breweries improve flavor stability.
Industry gathered recently for the American Society of Mass Spectrometry conference (ASMS). We look at who launched what during the event.
Analytica 2016 has become more international since the last edition two years ago, according to the project director of Analytica Munich and the Analytica shows in Asia.
Anyone with an interest in laboratory technology, analysis and biotechnology was in Munich last week at the Analytica trade show - which meant we went along as well.
I will leave the intro to Dr Reinhard Pfeiffer, deputy CEO of Messe München, who said: “Thanks to presentations of several world premieres in particular, Analytica demonstrated that it is number...
Bruker has launched a method for fast determination of droplet size distribution in food emulsions based on collaboration with Unilever.
Pittcon has announced the Technical Program for 2016 with topics including food safety.
Eurofins Food Testing UK has invested in a method for micro-organism identification which will enable clients to have same-day confirmation of results for pathogens.
A call not to forget chromatography when it comes to analysis and work to analyse possible migration of substances in and out of food contact materials were the highlights of...
Methods to analyse nanoparticles, food safety from the US perspective and insight into a range of EU projects were key topics during the second day of a conference in Prague.
It is not possible to solve food fraud by analytical methods alone, the rise of citizen science and the revelation that Nestlé collects 100 million analytical results per year were...
An international conference covering the latest issues in food safety and quality with the biggest industry names starts this week.
Bruker’s NMR FoodScreener laboratory for food authenticity and quality determination has been granted ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation.
Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization – time of flight (MALDI-ToF) mass spectrometry is to be added to Public Health England’s (PHE’s) standard microbiological test methods.
The Pittcon Program Committee is accepting proposals for the 2016 Technical Program until April 17.
FoodQualityNews took to the trade show floor last week in between interviews and videos to take a few snaps.
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.
Bruker has launched a FoodScreener module for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) based profiling of honey to determine authenticity and stop fraud.