A consumer watchdog has expressed grave concerns on the possible reversal of a plan to name and shame supermarkets selling chicken contaminated with Campylobacter.
AIB International has developed a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) online course to provide practical and relevant instruction.
No products containing horse meat not listed on the product packaging have been found after an investigation in Finland.
Controls for food contaminants are in place but with some shortcomings according to a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) audit in Estonia.
Allegations concerning the sale of expired meat by American-owned Shanghai Husi Food to the Chinese operations of McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut have forced the fast food chains to suspend...
PURE Bioscience has submitted a Food Contact Notification (FCN) for its silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial for raw poultry processing.
ABC Research Laboratories has become a General Mills Approved Laboratory.
Harmful organisms were mainly found in consignments of fruit or vegetables, according to the Europhyt annual report.
The rising trend for raw chocolate may present a health hazard to consumers unless adequate steps to eliminate Salmonella are taken, says the US National Confectioners Association (NCA).
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) will include requirements specific to food fraud mitigation in its guidance document to be released in 2016.
Sterigenics International has received ISO/IEC 17025:2005 food and chemistry accreditation in Mexico.
The standards governing the food industry are changing all the time as manufacturing processes rapidly evolve, according to Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) are organising the Global Microbial Identifier (GMI) meeting on 11-12 September.
Stable Micro Systems has added calculations to its non-contact laser-based volume measurement instrument to respond to industry needs.
Guidance for controlling E.coli O157 cross contamination has been revised because of research into the effectiveness of disinfecting equipment.
Regional and international food industry safety guidelines are changing all the time, according to Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection.
Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation has acquired Total Quality Food Consultants expanding its regulatory, scientific and marketing services.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) said the horse meat incident dominated last year and it is continuing to learn lessons from what it called ‘the biggest incident in its history’....
Salmonella National Control Programmes (SNCPs) in Italy have the required sampling frequency and correct sampling protocol but there are still some deficiencies, according to findings from the Food and Veterinary...
Minor shortcomings in Norwegian controls of poultry meat products have been identified according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Surveillance Authority.
Microbac Laboratories has adopted Invisible Sentinel’s Veriflow diagnostic technology for detection of bacterial pathogens in food.
There needs to be a continued focus on reducing foodborne illness from Campylobacter and Salmonella, according to a report for the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Food safety in Iceland has been strengthened after a partnership with the German authorities.
The system of controls at EU borders on fruit and vegetable imports from non-EU countries is protecting consumers from potential food safety risks, according to the European Commission
Exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (ECDs) may be costing up to €31bn per year in the European Union (EU), according to the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL).