Belgium has become the latest country to be dragged into the nuts and spices contamination issue.
Automating quality management processes can help firms meet compliance requirements and react quicker if there is a problem, according to Sparta Systems.
Loma Systems has launched an X-ray inspection machine for food manufacturers who want to make the switch to the technology for the first time.
The University of Otago has received around NZD$320,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to determine the disease burden of typhoidal and non-typhoidal Salmonella.
Two US senators have introduced an act that would require food packaging to be labelled if it contains Bisphenol A (BPA).
S+S Separation and Sorting Technology will launch a product inspection system suitable for wet washing at ANUGA FoodTec next week.
InstantLabs has expanded its line of DNA tests for seafood to tackle the issue of fish fraud.
Premium Services Food Ingredients India has renewed certifications of quality, environment and food safety, after an audit by DNV GL.
Chemical analysis of food fingerprints is an emerging approach in authentication testing, according to The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) in Germany.
UPM Raflatac has been awarded ISO 22000:2005 food safety certification for factories in Finland (Tampere), the UK (Scarborough) and Poland (Wroclaw and Nowa Wies).
Testing which led to the recall of ground cumin because almond was found ‘may not be accurate’, according to Bart Ingredients.
Alchemy Systems has acquired a consulting firm that helps companies navigate food safety standards, improve regulatory readiness and drive employee performance.
SGS is using Trace One software to help customers reduce risk and ensure compliance throughout the supply chain.
Food recalls jumped 16% across Europe in the final three months of 2014 compared to the previous quarter, according to Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.
Anritsu Industrial Solutions will launch X-ray equipment and more sophisticated checkweighers this year after marking its 50 year anniversary.
China is making progress as it sets out to improve its failing food safety record, according to hygiene services major Ecolab.
PerkinElmer has launched software to detect known and unknown contaminants in ingredients to guard against adulteration.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food recalls were down in Q4 2014 but the amount of product involved grew by 142% from the previous quarter, according to the Stericycle Quarterly...
Wendel has sold 48 million shares in Bureau Veritas, amounting to 10.9% of the share capital for close to €1bn.
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) likely costs the European Union €157bn a year in actual health care expenses and lost earning potential, according to a series of studies.
There is scope for better collaboration, data sharing and harmonisation between all those with an interest in food authenticity, according to a report.
Birko has partnered with Garden Cut to develop best practice sanitation procedures.
A two-day workshop on foodborne disease risk assessment has been held in Armenia.
Romer Labs has introduced a water-based test which will allow food, feed and grain producers to test for Zearalenone without using organic solvents.
Eurofins has revealed it expects 40,000m2 of laboratory space to come on stream this year.