PURE Bioscience has received a “No Objection Letter” from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) for its poultry processing aid.
NSF International has opened an office in Ecuador after Agroquality agreed to merge with the firm.
Mérieux NutriSciences has expanded its dairy testing capabilities in South Africa by acquiring Lactolab.
BRC Global Standards has expanded in India to encourage and support growth in the country.
Eriez has introduced the next generation of its Pull Test kit to measure magnet strength.
AIB International has released the 2017 version of Consolidated Standards for Inspection of Prerequisite and Food Safety Programs.
FOSS has entered into a strategic partnership with Mérieux NutriSciences to tackle food safety.
A change to the frequency of audits is being considered by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is trialling ‘several alternative approaches’ to detect Campylobacter on whole fresh chickens ahead of recommencing a retail survey next month.
Loma Systems has installed two X-ray machines in a chicken processing plant to inspect whole birds that are skin packed in aluminium foil trays.
Recommendations on how the public and private sector can promote integrity and authenticity in the food chain have been made at a conference.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) around food safety.
Ecolab has made an undisclosed binding offer to acquire Laboratoires Anios from co-owners Bertrand and Thierry Letartre and private investment company Ardian
1WorldSync and FoodLogiQ have partnered to boost supply chain traceability in the industry.
The creators of Italcheck, an app to verify genuine Italian products for shoppers and aid manufacturers fight food fraud, will help fight against the €60 billion fake Italian products black market.
A research project to tackle the adulteration of animal-based foods has been launched in Germany.
Rapidly growing export markets was one of the reasons a New Zealand-based firm has installed a Sesotec metal detector.
Ishida Europe has launched a range of X-ray inspection systems to help manufacturers and processors meet the demands of retailers.
Foss has launched a compact version of a system to make X-ray fat analysis and foreign object detection available to a broader group of meat producers.
Draft plans to tighten up official controls along the food chain have been informally agreed in Europe.
Eurofins Scientific has bought a Dutch food testing firm to reinforce its position in the market and broaden its client base.
EU manufacturers exporting to the US should consider adding a FSMA module to their next audit to ensure they meet requirements, according to Cert ID.
Regulatory deadlines and recall preparedness will drive adoption of traceability systems, according to VDC Research.
Disinfection Services has brought an on-site airborne pathogen monitoring system to the US market.
SAI Global has officially opened an upgraded food microbiological testing laboratory in Johannesburg, South Africa.