Eurofins Food Testing UK has joined authenticity service providers listed on the Food Authenticity Network, which was set up due recommendations from the Elliot review.
NSF International has said its acquisition of AuthenTechnologies enables it to provide cost-effective DNA testing to help clients improve the authenticity, safety and quality of their globally sourced ingredients.
The incoming UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) chair has said she is ‘surprised’ the Food Crime Unit (FCU) is not moving faster and it reflects the need to inject a...
Roka Bioscience has developed a testing approach with Cargill to give an indication of potential Salmonella contamination in poultry products.
SGS has partnered with Biopremier to deliver next generation sequencing (NGS) to the global food supply chain.
Ecolab is making an accounting change in relation to Venezuela due to the ‘limited ability to maintain normal operations’ in the country.
PURE Bioscience's food contact notification (FCN) for silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) as a fresh produce processing aid will become effective this week.
Chicken, beef and pork substitution were found in 7% of turkey products, according to an analysis by Clear Food.
DuPont’s BAX System X5 PCR assay for Listeria monocytogenes has received a method extension from the AOAC.
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Mars is recalling 6,700 cases of Dove Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes, 24 oz. bag from more than 30 states due to allergen concerns.
3M Food Safety’s Petrifilm rapid aerobic count plate has been granted Official Method of Analysis status by AOAC.
Improvements in surveillance systems are being undermined by developments in disease diagnosis and inconsistent reporting by state public health departments, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest...
DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company announced they will merge to become DowDuPont last week – if the deal goes ahead it is ‘likely to be one of the biggest...
Findings of the first report to estimate the global burden of foodborne diseases will be discussed at a conference this week.
Neogen has received approval from the AOAC Research Institute for a test to detect E. coli O157:H7 DNA.
DuPont’s BAX System X5 PCR Assay for Salmonella has received a method extension from the AOAC.
DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company have ended speculation by announcing they are to merge and the combined company will be called DowDuPont.
Our teams of journalists were out in force at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) last week. We’ve picked out some of our highlights from over one thousand exhibitors, a packed conference...
InstantLabs has added two additional salmon identification tests to allow distributors, processors and government regulators to positively identify the species in less than two hours.
KKR has agreed to acquire LGC from current owners Bridgepoint for an undisclosed amount.
Cert ID has relaunched its programme of training courses for food industry professionals and is moving all its training delivery to sister company FoodChain ID.
Levels of fish fraud across the EU have fallen to below 6%. But initial results for honey suggest 19% – and perhaps even up to 32% – of products tested...
In-Quiz-It Software has released version 7 of the U-Trap-It System to strengthen management of pests and environmental issues.
The European Commission has launched an IT system which will be used to exchange information on cross-border violations of EU food chain rules such as food fraud.