Changing retailer codes of practice and business growth have driven a cake and dessert producer to install an X-ray detection machine from Loma Systems.
Dr Donald Zink has joined IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group (IEH) as president of Foods and Regulatory Compliance.
Manufacturers are recognizing the value of data-driven manufacturing operations to ensure consumer safety, according to InfinityQS International.
Unite the union has called rumours that Public Health England (PHE) will close two laboratories ‘worrying’.
Fortress Technology claims it can increase stainless steel detection by 100% compared to recent generations of metal detectors.
More than three quarters of chickens sampled tested positive for Campylobacter, according to the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Using a patented molecular filtration technique, UK company Besmoke says it can create smoke with an improved flavour profile – and without the carcinogens.
NutriFresh Services has purchased its third Hiperbaric High Pressure Processing (HPP) machine saying it will boost capacity to more than 100 million pounds per year.
Product recalls and withdrawals due to allergen mislabelling are on the increase, according to the Society of Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT).
Microbiology laboratories play a pivotal role in ensuring food and drink is safe, according to Campden BRI.
bioMérieux has launched a PCR-based molecular diagnostic system to detect microorganisms (bacteria and viruses).
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) will publish results from the first quarter of the second year of Campylobacter testing at retail later this week (19 November).
Mérieux NutriSciences has developed a method to help fight against olive oil adulteration.
Neogen Corporation has developed a test to detect E. coli O157:H7 which provides results within 12-24 hours.
Italy’s antitrust agency is investigating seven olive oil producers due to concerns about the quality of products supposed to be the ‘extra virgin’ variety.
3M Food Safety has launched a molecular detection assay for Salmonella and has already gained AOAC PTM certification.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the Food Safety Commission of Japan (FSCJ) have renewed their memorandum of cooperation.
Eurofins has been inducted into the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) as a newly trained and approved third party auditing and certification company.
Abstracts can now be submitted for the 2016 International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) event next year.
Partnerships, acquisition and new services are high on the agenda, according to Genetic ID Europe’s new managing director.
Western Graphite has acquired Atmosphere Global for an undisclosed amount.
Mars has signed a partnership agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN).
More than three billion food cans will have used Nutrishield Solista spray coatings by the end of 2015, according to PPG Industries' packaging coatings’ business.
SGS has acquired a stake in Savi Technology to boost its analytics capacity.
Mérieux NutriSciences has become Danone’s partner for routine food safety testing worldwide.