QC Industries has launched what it claims are the first modular belt conveyors that can be disassembled without tools to make cleaning quick and easy.
FoodQualityNews spoke to the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) and Ecolab at Anuga FoodTec about the importance of hygienic design and systems to ensure hygiene, cleaning and sanitation.
Invisible Sentinel has completed the validation phase of an assay to detect beer spoiling microbes and will launch it globally next month.
Neogen has launched a test that can simultaneously detect six tree nuts in 10 minutes after extraction.
The nuts and spices contamination scandal is continuing to affect companies across Europe.
Heuft Systemtechnik has launched an X-ray detector which combines pulsed X-ray technology with image convertors to detect foreign objects.
Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation has acquired ABC Research Laboratories in Gainesville, Florida to take its total of acquisitions to six from July last year.
There has been more change in the food safety landscape in the last few years compared to the previous 30, according to 3M Food Safety.
There has been a continuous improvement in cleaning and hygiene methods to ensure food safety, said PeroxyChem.
Avure Technologies is working on new avenues for high pressure processing (HPP) that are ‘not even being thought above today’, according to its CEO.
Neogen Europe has introduced a microbial test for the European market which gives results in 24 hours.
Stricter chicken part standards will mean changes for poultry processors and safer food for consumers, according to CMS Technology.
Hygiena has been awarded Performance Tested Methods (PTM) validation from the AOAC Research Institute for its aerobic bacteria test.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched today (1 April) with a consumer watchdog calling on it to operate as a ‘strong, independent consumer champion’.
Elpress Cleaning Systems has secured HACCP International Certification for its range of hygiene access equipment.
Multivac Marking & Inspection has launched an entry-level X-ray inspection system at Anuga FoodTec 2015.
RF Biocidics has installed its radio frequency equipment at an almond firm to eliminate possible harmful contaminants.
Ecolab will launch foam cleaners from June as part of its rebrand of the products in Europe.
Mettler Toledo has updated data management software that networks metal detectors, x-ray inspection systems and checkweighers.
FoodChain Europe has said its system can identify vulnerable ‘hotspots’ in the food supply chain to meet requirements of BRC Version 7.
Maureen Edmondson has been named as president of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST).
Belgium has become the latest country to be dragged into the nuts and spices contamination issue.
Automating quality management processes can help firms meet compliance requirements and react quicker if there is a problem, according to Sparta Systems.
Loma Systems has launched an X-ray inspection machine for food manufacturers who want to make the switch to the technology for the first time.
The University of Otago has received around NZD$320,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to determine the disease burden of typhoidal and non-typhoidal Salmonella.