Mars and IBM Research have created a consortium which will use advances in genomics to boost food safety.
Sample6 expects to have an assay for Salmonella validated by the AOAC by the middle of the year.
Tesco has withdrawn a batch of apple and blackcurrant squash from sale, following complaints from consumers over its ‘garlic odour.’
Integrating nanomaterial in the entire value chain creates challenges and requires different approaches, according to the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
Reaction to the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) decision that bisphenol A (BPA) does not pose a health risk at currently exposed levels has been flooding in.
Mettler-Toledo has launched an x-ray inspection system for tall and rigid containers to protect food safety and product integrity.
Crystal Diagnostics has received AOAC-PTM accreditation for detection of STEC E.coli food pathogens.
Hygiena has launched a Salmonella environmental monitoring test which delivers a presumptive positive within 24 hours.
NSF International has acquired Erdmann Analytics to provide expanded testing capabilities in Europe.
Safety and the perceived quality of food are now more related than ever before, according to the managing director of a newly-created company.
RSSL has launched a training course for manufacturers and retailers to address risk assessment, traceability and authenticity in the revised BRC standard on food safety.
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon is starting up its Napasol pasteurization line this week to eliminate potential foodborne pathogens.
Salmonella enterica detection in poultry matrices will be the subject of a presentation at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE).
Which? has called on UK supermarkets to publish an action plan on Campylobacter by the end of the month.
3M Food Safety has launched a test that can detect aerobic bacteria counts in 24 hours for most food matrices.
Mérieux NutriSciences has bought the Randolph Companies after a shared history of safety services to the food industry.
Japan’s novus annus horribilis continues following the recall of more than 120,000 pouches of baby food after a consumer found an insect in one package.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published a revised standard on food safety and audits against it will start in July.
Massachusetts produce and aquaculture sites have been given grants to address food safety upgrades.
Invisible Sentinel’s Veriflow diagnostic technology has been adopted for use by Silliker in its laboratories worldwide.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has appointed Dr Matthew Gilmour as scientific director general National Public Health Laboratories.
Ireland has become the first EU member state to gain access to the US beef market following the lifting of a ban in March last year.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is organising a scientific conference during World EXPO 2015 in Milan.
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).