ConAgra Foods has opened its first plant in China, a Lamb Weston potato processing plant in Shangdu, Inner Mongolia, giving the company in-country supply capabilities to strategic customers in China.
Dylog has launched an X-ray machine to detect low density products at Emballage 2014, in Paris.
Agilent Technologies has enhanced some of its Fourier transform infrared spectrometer (FTIR) microscopes claiming it will allow customers to analyze samples that were never before possible.
The need to get higher returns on investment capital that has lain idle is driving the ongoing consolidation in the sphere of analytical testing according to Dave Kliber, CEO of...
Perforating potato cells can soften the raw material, reducing fry times, lowering fat uptake and creating a more uniform end chip product, says the CEO of a firm specialized in...
Dynamic Conveyor has revealed the Eriez Xtreme metal detector option for one of its food grade conveyors.
New Zealand has signed an arrangement with Indonesia around food safety while the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have stressed the benefits of partnerships.
PURE Bioscience has said it is ‘surprised’ and ‘deeply disappointed’ at the need to withdraw a Food Contact Notification (FCN) for use of its antimicrobial in raw poultry processing after...
Croatia’s control system for the production and storage of dairy products is not adequate with significant discrepancies, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
Just four months after closing the book on a 16-month long Salmonella outbreak, Foster Farms is touting incidence rates below 5% and offering its recipe for success.
The FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) will begin the new year with a new director and a new direction. Public health scientist Susan Mayne will take...
Eurofins has reported increased revenues in the third quarter despite economic uncertainty and business reorganisation programs.
Peco-InspX has opened a manufacturing center to provide space to assemble existing and new products including its recently unveiled X-ray inspection system.
Novel processing and reformulation can cause potential problems in terms of microbiological risk, according to Campden BRI.
A cascading line of three digital sorting machines has improved product quality, increased production, and decreased costs at the Poindexter Nut Company in California, according to sorter manufacturer Key Technology. ...
Salmonella in beef and pork, parasites in meat and low moisture foods are on the agenda for the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH) meeting this month.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the use of mass spectrometry for analysing allergens.
The food industry needs to adapt to take into consideration intentional contamination in the supply chain, according to NSF.
Richard Macdonald has been named chair of a joint industry and government body focused on the reduction of Campylobacter.
The Israeli control system for poultry products to the EU is weakened by some discrepancies between EU legislation and standards in the country, according to the Food and Veterinary Office...
FSSC 22000 has added a separate module for the certification of Food Quality Management Systems (QMS), based on ISO 9001, to its existing auditing and certification structure.
The food industry is under more scrutiny than ever before, according to the founder of an insurance agency.
Dietz & Watson has cut time to result by days by using Sample6 technology to test, find and remediate Listeria before products leave one of its plants.
The Netherlands has a control system for fish products but addressing shortcomings in sampling for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH), additives and histamine could improve it, found a Food and Veterinary...
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) must develop more performance measures for Salmonella and Campylobacter contamination in poultry products, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).