Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation has acquired Total Quality Food Consultants expanding its regulatory, scientific and marketing services.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) said the horse meat incident dominated last year and it is continuing to learn lessons from what it called ‘the biggest incident in its history’....
Salmonella National Control Programmes (SNCPs) in Italy have the required sampling frequency and correct sampling protocol but there are still some deficiencies, according to findings from the Food and Veterinary...
Minor shortcomings in Norwegian controls of poultry meat products have been identified according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Surveillance Authority.
Microbac Laboratories has adopted Invisible Sentinel’s Veriflow diagnostic technology for detection of bacterial pathogens in food.
There needs to be a continued focus on reducing foodborne illness from Campylobacter and Salmonella, according to a report for the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Food safety in Iceland has been strengthened after a partnership with the German authorities.
The system of controls at EU borders on fruit and vegetable imports from non-EU countries is protecting consumers from potential food safety risks, according to the European Commission
Exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (ECDs) may be costing up to €31bn per year in the European Union (EU), according to the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL).
With so many product inspection systems available for the food supply industry, manufacturers and processors need to know which one is right for them and how to utilize it to its full...
A portable microbial contamination test can speed up time to result ensuring product can be cleared and shipped faster, according to its developers.
Dietetic foods and food supplement recall notifications grew by 89% in the quarter, according to the Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS European index.
More than 50 courses on food protection have been launched by the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI).
Ecolab has updated sustainability targets, including a 25% reduction in effluent discharge and waste, 20% less water use and a 10% drop in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2017.
More than 80% of people in Northern Ireland don't know the name of the bug that is the most common cause of food poisoning, according to a survey.
Walmart China will significantly increase its investment in food safety to more than RMB300m (US$48m) between 2013 and 2015. Previously, the retailer had announced investments of RMB100m for the same...
A 40% increase in notifications concerning pathogenic microorganisms in food was reported to the EU’s recall portal last year.
Measurements of nanomaterials in consumer products are urgently needed to assess exposure, according to a final opinion looking at silver nanoparticles (Ag-NP).
Dutch Spices claims to have become the first company in Europe to offer a range of dry spice blends, marinades and sauces that are free from the 24 allergens on...
Public confidence in the UK food chain has come under particular spotlight after recent incidents, according to the UK Government Chemist’s annual review.
From production to processing, food industry managers rely on chemical washdown processes to eliminate bacteria.
There should be no detectable carry-over contamination of meat when produced in line with current good manufacturing practice and properly cleaned, according to a report.
FSIS will discontinue Salmonella sampling set procedures in ground beef products for most firms from June 29 after considering comments on proposed changes.
Red24assist has launched a Gap Analysis Tool (GAT) that it claims will help improve the standards of food safety.
Luceo has launched an updated version of its machine to detect packaging with sealing and labelling integrity defects.