Thermo Fisher Scientific has received AOAC-RI Performance Tested Methods certification for its STEC detection workflow.
The new Eurofins UK MD has targeted growth in a ‘very competitive’ food and water testing market.
3M Food Safety has launched a plate to monitor lactic acid bacteria levels in food products and manufacturing environments.
A simple labelling mis-translation gave rise to widespread rumours that an international chocolate brand’s formulation contained alcohol, Dubai authorities have revealed following a probe.
Yarok Technology Transfer will install its pathogen detection system at an Italian producer of fresh‐cut salads next month.
SafetyChain Software has said the acquisition of Vigilistics will boost visibility, analytics and data extraction technology.
Bureau Veritas has launched a digital service to help retailers and restauranteurs manage food safety and operations.
Mocon has launched a yeast and mould test method for dairy applications.
The society must continue to support members who have ever increasing role responsibilities, according to the new chair of the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT).
Detectamet is offering a metal detectable cloth to reduce the chances of food being sent to market contaminated with pieces of cleaning cloth.
Eurofins has said it is ‘on track’ to complete the expansion of its main Chinese food testing laboratory in Suzhou, during its first half year results.
Metabiota has launched an analytics service at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting.
NSF International has completed the acquisition of Euro Consultants Group (ECG).
Fera Science has launched a service using Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) to identify the source and trace the route of bacterial contamination.
A TÜV SÜD food testing lab in India has been accredited for three years.
Campden BRI’s Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) testing service has been accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
Dairy products remained the top FDA recalled food category in 2015 with the Blue Bell ice cream Listeria contamination incident heavily behind this, according to SAGE Food Safety Consultants.
Costly and tedious to follow up on, false-positive results in pathogen detection can be minimized with phages that reduce the occurrence of cross-reacting bacteria in pathogen tests.
To run a successful program, integrated, real-time data capture, reporting and action should be coupled to fast and comprehensive testing, according to Sample6.
F Cubed will launch its pathogen detection technology initially to test surfaces in the next few months.
DNA Diagnostic A/S’s test to detect Salmonella spp has been certified by NordVal International.
Crystal Diagnostics has been awarded AOAC-PTM accreditation for screening of Listeria on environmental surfaces.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a consultation reviewing advice to consumers on eating lightly cooked or raw eggs.
De Nora has said its onsite sanitising system can help raise food safety standards in Asia.
True Fresh HPP has installed its third Hiperbaric 525 HPP machine in a 60,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility at Buena Park, California.