70% of chickens sold in UK supermarkets have tested positive for Campylobacter, according to the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Food fraud and error could be costing UK companies £11.2bn or 85% of profits a year, according to a report.
Silliker Australia has acquired DMG MicroLabs to enable it to tap into the ‘growing opportunity’ in the food testing market.
A Listeria test system from Romer Labs has received extended certification to monitor food samples with a 27-48 hour enrichment.
The chair and chief executive of Food Standards Scotland (FSS) have been named ahead of the body becoming active in April next year.
PerkinElmer has acquired Perten Instruments for $266m to ‘significantly expand’ its presence in the food testing.
A novel coating technology that repels liquids and solids will be commercialised after the creation of start-up, SLIPS Technologies (STI), and BASF has already invested in the company.
NSF International has been awarded SQF Certification Body of the Year at the Quality Achievement Awards ceremony.
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.