Australia's Barokes Wines has applied to patent a process whereby beverage containers are coated with a layer including resveratrol - not to boost heart health but to better preserve wine.
Arrayit Corporation has signed an agreement with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) around pathogen detection and is also working with a team from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) laboratories has held a workshop with scientists from the China’s Ministry of Agriculture to highlight efforts on risk assessment and food quality.
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Aseptix Health Sciences has revealed a global license agreement with Ecolab.
A method for finding bread volume has been approved by the American Association of Cereal Chemists – International (AACCI).
Hygiena International has introduced a rapid test system for acid phosphatase activity, a natural enzyme present in raw meat.
In Part 2 of our series, Walmart vice president of food safety Frank Yiannas discusses how the company and its associates convey food safety messages to consumers.
Neogen Corporation has acquired the food safety and veterinary genomic assets of its Chinese distributor, Beijing Anapure BioScientific Co.
The EDC-Free Europe coalition has launched an online platform in response to a consultation to help define criteria for endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDCs) by the European Commission.
Qiagen’s detection assays for Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes have received AOAC Performance Tested Method (PTM) certification.
Nairns Oatcakes has installed a second combined checkweigher and metal detector from Loma Systems.
Six US federal agencies have jointly announced the 26 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, an initiative providing technical support to integrate local food systems into community...
As part of its strategy to drive growth, create value, and improve profitability, food processing equipment provider JBT Corporation has purchased the assets of Wolf-tec, Inc for $54m.
After an 11-month manhunt, Chinese police have arrested 27 people suspected of being part of a smuggling ring that would bring beef into China at a time when BSE fears...
Cargill Meat Solutions, in Winnipeg, Canada, is examining its processing and testing procedures after ground beef in distribution tested positive for E. coli O157:H7.
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Mettler Toledo has launched a metal detector with multi-simultaneous frequency technology to detect contaminants in foods with high moisture or salt content.
Public Health England (PHE) has said any initiative that helps reduce Campylobacter infections is welcomed after a UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) survey found 70% of chickens sold in UK...
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.