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Seward announces merger to create FermionX

Seward has merged with sister company C-Tech Electronics to form a new manufacturing company called FermionX.

NSF International boosts UK-based food safety team

NSF International has appointed two experts in its UK-based food safety operations.

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SQFI to work with ReposiTrak

The Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program has partnered with Park City Group’s subsidiary, ReposiTrak.

R-Biopharm invests $250k to create allergen management centre

R-Biopharm is to create a food allergen management centre with Université Laval’s Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF).

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Mérieux NutriSciences relocates food testing lab

Mérieux NutriSciences is to move its food testing facility to close to the University of Florida campus.

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Zebra uses IoT to cut stripes from food safety compliance

Zebra Technologies is to work with Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions and ARM on food safety.

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Independent approvals offer confirmation diagnostics work as planned – Neogen

Neogen Corporation has received approval from the AOAC Research Institute for its AccuPoint Advanced ATP Sanitation Monitoring System.

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Ozo Innovations eyes expansion for electrolysed water tech

Ozo Innovations has moved to larger premises and plans to double in size in the next six months.

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RGF: Sanitation tunnels going to the US Embassy in Baghdad

Three sanitation tunnels from RGF Environmental Group are going to the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.

UV disinfection alternative to inactivate microorganisms - atg

The success of UV disinfection depends on the applied dose being sufficient to inactivate the target microorganisms, according to atg UV Technology.

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Euroterm achieves FSSC 22000 thanks to IFC support

Euroterm has achieved FSSC 22000 certification with support from the IFC Food Safety Advisory.

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Transparency-One expands supply chain transparency software

Transparency-One has expanded its supply chain transparency software.

Disinfection technology sterilises knives without water

UV Safe has developed a knife steriliser for meat producers without the use of water which delivers a 5 log kill in ten seconds.

Sealed Air to spin-off Diversey Care in 2017

Sealed Air is to spin-off Diversey Care and the related hygiene business by the second half of 2017.

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Agri-Neo exploring new categories for Neo-Pure

Agri-Neo is expanding applications for its food safety technology to nuts and wheat used for flour milling.

Avure on new directions for HPP, and the real takeaways from those FDA warning letters…

High pressure processing (HPP) is rapidly gaining traction in new food and beverage applications, while the growing toll network has also made it more accessible, says HPP specialist Avure, which...

Vital growers limit produce contamination – FSAI

It is vital that growers take necessary steps to limit contamination of fresh produce, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).

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Mérieux NutriSciences expands environmental services in Italy

Mérieux NutriSciences has acquired Theolab for an undisclosed amount to boost environmental services in Italy.

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Novolyze launches surrogates for process validations

Novolyze has launched a range of surrogate microorganisms that mimic the behaviour of food pathogens such as Salmonella and Listeria.

Authorities and industry must take measures on food fraud - Consumentenbond

Governments and industry should take measures to combat food fraud, according to Consumentenbond, after the group found authenticity issues in Dutch products.

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Fried cabbage sold as crispy seaweed and crab substituted with seafood sticks - survey

Fried cabbage sold as crispy seaweed, crab substituted with seafood sticks and a false origin in the product name are some examples of food fraud uncovered by a survey.

‘As industry shifts to proactive model we want them to look to Clear Labs’

Clear Labs has launched a Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) test which it claims can help retailers and manufacturers prevent and trace outbreaks.

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TUV India completes food safety project

TUV India has completed a project to improve food safety hygiene and product quality in the Indian food processing sector.

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SGS acquires AXYS Analytical Services

SGS has acquired AXYS Analytical Services (AXYS) Canada for an undisclosed amount.

Instinctif Partners help firms get ‘recall ready’

Instinctif Partners has launched two tools to measure a business’ ability to respond to a product recall or operational crisis.

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