More than 99% of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabeled products were found to be correctly labeled, according to DNA test results from the organisation.
In the food industry brand protection has always been important, particularly since the horsemeat scandal.
Brexit should not affect standards of food safety and quality or the amount of fraud in the system, according to NSF International.
Certiquality and Bureau Veritas Certification Denmark have cited ‘administrative issues’ after being temporarily suspended by International Featured Standards (IFS).
Around 276,000 cases of foodborne illness are avoided each year because of PulseNet, according to research.
Many standards and regulations go in the same direction even if they use different ways but there should be harmonisation on the results, according to TÜV SÜD.
It is not always logical to say ‘here are the rules now go and implement them’ when trying to manage food safety, according to a former Global Food Safety Initiative...
VersaCold Logistics Services has acquired Coastal Pacific Xpress (CPX) and described it as a major step in its supply chain business.
A criminal investigation has been launched after video footage emerged of a man apparently urinating on a Kellogg production line in the US.
Waitrose has claimed using an Apple iPad and iPhone version of a quality control app enables a time saving of two minutes for each inspection recorded, compared to the Windows...
Thermo Scientific is offering an upgrade to extend life and improve functionality of selected metal detector platforms.
Icicle Technologies has launched a smart suggestion feature for its software to help firms comply with food safety regulations.
A recall of Mars and Snickers chocolate has had a negative consumer impact on both brands but the signs are it will only be short-term, according to YouGov data.
European standards for Bisphenol A (BPA) exposure should be revisited, according to the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).
AIB International has unveiled a baking process kill step calculator for crisp cookies.
DuPont Diagnostics has released a mobile application so customers can view food pathogen testing results on the move.
The focus on cleaning and sanitation shouldn’t vary by the size of an operation, according to the VP of food safety and public health for Ecolab.
Eurofins Microbiology has opened an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory in Louisville, Kentucky.
Collecting data on quality processes is beneficial but the next step is transferring that to the factory floor to make a difference, according to the food safety manager at Tetra...
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) brought together more than 1,000 food safety specialists from 60 countries in Berlin this week.
Globalisation of the food chain, the attempt to harmonise standards and consumer role were highlighted on the second day of a food safety meeting.
Assurances on auditor competence, using ‘big data’ as part of a proactive system and food fraud featured heavily on the opening day of an international conference.
Perten has acquired a Netherlands-based manufacturer of analyzers and testing equipment for milk and dairy products.
RGF Environmental Group has upgraded its patented PHI Food Surface Sanitation Tunnel treatment system and said it is looking to branch out into other markets.
After Mars recalled different brands of chocolate in more than 50 countries due to potential plastic contamination, attention is now turning to the how and why of the incident.