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More than 3bn cans will have used coating by end of 2015 – PPG

More than three billion food cans will have used Nutrishield Solista spray coatings by the end of 2015, according to PPG Industries' packaging coatings’ business.

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SGS acquires stake in sensor analytics firm

SGS has acquired a stake in Savi Technology to boost its analytics capacity.  

Mérieux NutriSciences becomes Danone’s partner for food safety testing

Mérieux NutriSciences has become Danone’s partner for routine food safety testing worldwide.

FoodQualityNews quiz October 2015

October Quiz: What do you recall from this month?

Once again we have reached that point. It is that time to see if you been paying attention to our food safety and quality control news as we turn to our quiz....

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Ecolab reformulates floor cleaner in India

Ecolab has reformulated a floor cleaner to prevent pathogen transfer from the floor to food-contact surfaces.

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Regulation and consumer demand driving transparency - FoodLogiQ

FoodLogiQ has released an updated version of its software to manage quality, safety and traceability across the supply chain.

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Hormel recalls peanut butter due to metal shavings

Hormel Foods is recalling 153 cases of peanut butter spread in the US due to concerns some jars may contain metal shavings.

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Alliance finds the balance with checkweighing scale

Alliance Scale has introduced a stainless steel checkweighing scale for foodstuff batch processing, preparing ingredients, and packaging applications.

Allergen control and microbiological testing guidance for meat industry

Guidance documents on allergen control in meat plants and selecting a microbiological testing lab have been created by a US university and an industry association.  

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PURE Bioscience reveals launch plans for SDC-based processing aid

PURE Bioscience has targeted market penetration for its PURE Control processing aid after $6m financing.

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ConAgra issues recall following allergic reaction

ConAgra Foods has recalled trail mix due to the presence of an ingredient that contains milk protein, which is not declared on the packaging.

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Protein residue detection in a FLASH from BioControl

BioControl Systems has launched a test to detect protein residues on product contact surfaces after cleaning.

GS1 US: Major change in supply chain traceability importance

There has been a major change in supply chain traceability within the last decade as industry becomes more proactive than reactive, according to GS1 US.

We want to shift the industry to a proactive model – Clear Labs

Clear Labs has revealed the first of a series of monthly reports based on its genomic sequencing technology to give consumers an ‘unprecedented look’ into the food supply.

MOCON enhances microbiological detection system

MOCON has improved the shelf life and temperature range of oxygen sensor vials used with its GreenLight rapid microbial detection system.

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Vigilistics launches inspection management tool

Vigilistics has introduced an inspection management tool for food and beverage manufacturers.

Mettler-Toledo bulks up inspection capabilities

Mettler-Toledo Safeline has introduced an X-ray inspection system for food manufacturers looking to inspect bulk flow products.

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Del Monte recalls apples after Listeria finding

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. is recalling Granny Smith green apples because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

CEF clears BASF FCM safety evaluation request

A panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has given the all-clear after BASF requested the safety of a food contact material (FCM).

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Salmonella positive prompts Dole salad recall

Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling some bagged salad after it tested positive for Salmonella.

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Intertek launches Campylobacter testing lab

Intertek has launched a Campylobacter testing facility for poultry processors and manufacturers.

Eurofins plans to open 14 labs by mid-2017

Eurofins has provided an update halfway through its second program of start-up openings aimed at enlarging its footprint in its fastest-growing markets.

General Mills will thrive despite gluten-free recall: Packaged Facts report

Despite a recent recall of nearly 2m boxes of gluten-free Cheerios, Packaged Facts reports that General Mills is poised to see a huge return from their investment in the gluten-free...

Sample6 app enables food safety on the move

Sample6 has launched an application to help food companies equip their staff with safety testing data anywhere in the facility.

Mars opens center to address food safety risk portfolio

Mars Incorporated has opened a pre-competitive research and training facility in China to address food safety.

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